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Despicable Me 2 (2013)

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When Gru, the world's most super-bad turned super-dad has been recruited by a team of officials to stop lethal muscle and a host of Gru's own, He has to fight back with new gadgetry, cars, and more minion madness.
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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 12 wins & 65 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Steve Carell ... Gru (voice)
Kristen Wiig ... Lucy (voice)
Benjamin Bratt ... Eduardo Pérez / El Macho (voice)
Miranda Cosgrove ... Margo (voice)
Russell Brand ... Dr. Nefario (voice)
Ken Jeong ... Floyd Eagle-san (voice)
Steve Coogan ... Silas Ramsbottom (voice)
Elsie Fisher ... Agnes (voice)
Dana Gaier ... Edith (voice)
Moises Arias ... Antonio Pérez (voice)
Nasim Pedrad ... Jillian (voice)
Kristen Schaal ... Shannon (voice)
Pierre Coffin ... Kevin the Minion / Bob the Minion / Stuart the Minion / Additional Minions / Evil Minions (voice)
Chris Renaud ... Additional Minions / Evil Minions / Italian Waiter (voice)
Nickolai Stoilov ... Arctic Lab Guards (voice)
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Storyline

While Gru, the ex-supervillain is adjusting to family life and an attempted honest living in the jam business, a secret Arctic laboratory is stolen. The Anti-Villain League decides it needs an insider's help and recruits Gru in the investigation. Together with the eccentric AVL agent, Lucy Wilde, Gru concludes that his prime suspect is the presumed dead supervillain, El Macho, whose his teenage son is also making the moves on his eldest daughter, Margo. Seemingly blinded by his overprotectiveness of his children and his growing mutual attraction to Lucy, Gru seems on the wrong track even as his minions are being quietly kidnapped en masse for some malevolent purpose. Written by Kenneth Chisholm (kchishol@rogers.com)

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The Spy Who Loved Her. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for rude humor and mild action | See all certifications »

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Trivia

When Gru goes back to Macho's house to rescue Lucy, he goes in handcuffs with two minions painted purple. The scene is reminiscent of R2D2 and C3PO going to Jaba's palace because of the shot of the door opening, with large teeth on the bottom of the door to prevent it from being battered in. It is shot from the same angle and is thus a tribute to Return of the Jedi in that brief shot. See more »

Goofs

After El Macho finishes playing la cucaracha on the floor tiles so he can enter his secret lair, he ends 2-3 tiles from the entrance. There's a cut to a close-up of El Macho and he is only 1 floor tile away from the entrance. See more »

Quotes

Lucy: I wasn't expecting that. Or was I?
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Crazy Credits

Throughout the first half of the end credits, three minions - Kevin, Stuart, and Bob - hold auditions for Minions (2015). See more »

Alternate Versions

FX airings omit the scene where Agnes makes up disturbing excuses for Gru not to go out with Shannon. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Mike & Mike: Episode dated 13 May 2014 (2014) See more »

Soundtracks

Cielito Lindo
from "Mariachi Medley: Cielito Lindo/La Negra"
Written by Quirino Mendoza (as Quirino Fidelino Mendoza Cortes)
Performed by Tito Puente and Eddie Palmieri
Courtesy of Universal Music Latino
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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great movie for the whole family to enjoy
21 February 2020 | by MR_HeracliusSee all my reviews

Much funnier than the first one, Despicable Me 2 actually has me liking the second installation in a series much better than the original. A lot of sequels add in new characters. Some serve a purpose. Others not so much. This movie adds in new characters that are important. With funnier lines, funnier actions, and tons of minion madness, the movie has us focusing less on Gru's villainy, and more on the love life he never had.


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USA | France | Japan

Language:

English | Ukrainian

Release Date:

3 July 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

$76,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$83,517,315, 7 July 2013

Gross USA:

$368,065,385

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$970,766,005
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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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