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Minions (2015)

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Minions Stuart, Kevin, and Bob are recruited by Scarlet Overkill, a supervillain who, alongside her inventor husband Herb, hatches a plot to take over the world.

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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 4 wins & 25 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sandra Bullock ... Scarlet Overkill (voice)
Jon Hamm ... Herb Overkill (voice)
Michael Keaton ... Walter Nelson (voice)
Allison Janney ... Madge Nelson (voice)
Steve Coogan ... Professor Flux (voice)
Jennifer Saunders ... The Queen (voice)
Geoffrey Rush ... Narrator (voice)
Steve Carell ... Young Gru (voice)
Pierre Coffin ... The Minions (voice)
Katy Mixon ... Tina (voice)
Michael Beattie ... VNC Announcer (voice)
Hiroyuki Sanada ... Sumo Villain (voice)
Dave Rosenbaum ... Fabrice (voice)
Alex Dowding Alex Dowding ... Royal Advisor (voice)
Paul Thornley ... News Reporter (voice)
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Storyline

Ever since the dawn of time, the Minions have lived to serve the most despicable of masters. From the T-Rex to Napoleon, the easily distracted tribe has helped the biggest and the baddest of villains. Now, join protective leader Kevin, teenage rebel Stuart, and lovable little Bob on a global road trip. They'll earn a shot to work for a new boss, the world's first female supervillain, and try to save all of Minionkind from annihilation. Written by Universal Pictures

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It's going to be a blast. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Details

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

10 July 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Suoiuiw See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$74,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$115,200,000, 12 July 2015, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$336,045,770

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,163,534,901
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Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

In the scene in Villain Con of Professor Flux's booth, one of the video displays in the background is a stylized version of the PDP-1 vector display. See more »

Goofs

When the Minions get into the car with the Nelsons, Walter Jr. is on the right side of the car. When they exit the bank, he is on the left side. This is normal, but after the police chase, he appears on the right side yet again. See more »

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[first lines]
Narrator: Minions. Minions have been on this planet far longer than we have. They go by many names. Dave, Carl, Paul, Mike- Oh, that one is Norbert. He's an idiot. They're all different, but all share the same goal:... To serve the most despicable master thru could find.
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Crazy Credits

There are various jokes with the Minions as the end-credits initially scroll, followed by an extended post-credits sequence in which Kevin, Stuart and Bob perform a version of The Beatles song "Revolution" and most of the characters from the movie re-appear. See more »


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Happy Together
Written by Gary Bonner, Alan Gordon
Performed by The Turtles
Courtesy of Flo & Eddie, Inc.
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Boring at first but gets so much better.
1 July 2015 | by samwisetolkienSee all my reviews

I saw Minions the day it came out and there are some things I I love about this film but at the same time I do have some issues with it.

Good points:

1. It was really good to see something focusing on the Minions. Audiences for a long time have wanted to see something revolving around them and when we got it, there was no disappointment.

2. Scarlet Overkill acts and sounds like a Bond movie villain but for a kids movie. Which as a fan of James Bond films, I loved very much.

3.The British stereotypes in this film are brilliant and just downright hilarious, and mind you this is coming from a British guy himself. It also felt like they were poking fun at the stereotypes as well.

Bad points:

1. The film takes about 20 minutes to get underway. I honestly thought I was going to hate this film at first but the moment the Minions get to Villain Con then things improve drastically.

2. It's obvious that quite a lot of the jokes in the movie are aimed at children. This annoyed me at some points but there were also jokes and not just funny but hilarious scenes in there for everyone to enjoy as well.

Final rating: 8/10


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