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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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Gru (voice)
... Lucy (voice)
... Eduardo / El Macho (voice)
... Margo (voice)
... Dr. Nefario (voice)
... Floyd (voice)
... Silas (voice)
... Agnes (voice)
... Edith (voice)
... Antonio (voice)
... Jillian (voice)
... Shannon (voice)
... Kevin the Minion / Bob the Minion / Stuart the Minion / Additional Minions / Evil Minions (voice)
... Additional Minions / Evil Minions / Italian Waiter (voice)
... 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)

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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More minions. More despicable. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

3 July 2013 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Mi villano favorito 2  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$76,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$83,517,315, 7 July 2013, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$368,061,265

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$970,761,885
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

This is the first Illumination Entertainment film to become a franchise. See more »

Goofs

When Lucy is in the cake shop and smashes up the cup cakes she never gets any of the frosting on her hands. This occurs even when she smears it over Gru's face. See more »

Quotes

Gru: I'm a father now, with responsibilities, and a legitimate businessman. I'm developing a delicious line of jams and jellies.
Silas: [chuckles] Jams and jellies?
Gru: Oh, attitude. That's right! So thanks, but no thanks. And here's a tip: instead of tasing people and kidnapping them, maybe you should give them a call! Good day, Mr. Sheepsbutt.
Silas: Ramsbottom.
Gru: [chuckles sarcastically] Oh yeah, like that's any better.
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Crazy Credits

During the opening Illumination logo, two Minions say "Ta-da!" and fight over who gets to say it. See more »

Connections

References The Spy Who Loved Me (1977) See more »

Soundtracks

Despicable Me
Written and Performed by Pharrell Williams
Produced by Pharrell Williams of The Neptunes
Courtesy of Star Trak Entertainment/Interscope Records
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Do not believe these ratings - part 1 was a good movie, part 2 is definitely not.

CAREFUL! I went to the cinema yesterday to watch this movie because I liked the first part and because I trusted in the good rating here on IMDb which was a mistake. Maybe you like Despicable Me 2, but if you are looking for a movie like Despiceable Me 1, I want you to know that THIS MOVIE IS NOT COMPARABLE TO ITS PREDECESSOR. I liked the predecessors extraordinary and impressible sense of humor - which has become damn silly in part 2. I also liked the story and its message in part 1 - which has become ordinary and cheesy in part 2. Sad that they did not put half the effort and love into this movie compared to Despicable Me 1.


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