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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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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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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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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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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The song "Hair" by The Cowsills is sung in Minionese by Stuart, to hypnotize the guards with his hypno hat. See more »

Goofs

The ruby that one of the minions spits out onto the stage disappears in the following scenes. See more »

Quotes

[from trailer]
Herb Overkill: Woah! These guys are pumped!
Scarlett Overkill: Maybe I'll settle them down with a bedtime story.
Bob the Minion: Bedtime story?
Scarlett Overkill: Once upon a time, there were three little pigs. The pigs encountered a big, bad wolf, who hired the three pigs to come work for her. One day, the pigs did something very stupid, so the wolf huffed, and puffed and she BLEW THEM OFF THE FACE OF THE EARTH! The end.
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Crazy Credits

The Universal Pictures fanfare is sung by Minions. One of them holds a note until he loses his breath and passes out on the Illumination Entertainment title card. See more »


Soundtracks

The Letter
Written by Wayne Carson Thompson
Performed by The Box Tops
Courtesy of RCA Records
By arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
Additional Vocal by Pierre Coffin
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Super Cute.
8 July 2015 | by shinraturk888See all my reviews

Minions isn't as great a story as Despicable Me, but it's definitely a lot of fun. It's just a silly little story, giving some background to the little corn pops.

I really had a good time watching it. There's lots of goofy action, and thank god, it wasn't full of stupid bathroom humour. It was actually pretty funny. The kids will like it.

My favourite part of the movie was the soundtrack. The movie takes place in the 60s, so the songs comes from that era. It's going to introduce so many kids to a lot of good music, and you can never go wrong with that, especially nowadays.


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