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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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Brian Lynch
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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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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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Trivia

Kevin often uses the phrase "Se pa la", which could be used as the French terms "C'est par là" (It's that way), or "C'est pas là" (It's not there). See more »

Goofs

Stuart attempts to "chat up" a bright yellow fire hydrant, and is later seen with two fire hydrants in a jacuzzi. These are American-style hydrants; in Britain hydrants are simple pipes whose position is marked by a yellow sign with a black 'H'. 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

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 »

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Hair
From the film Hair (1979)
Written by Galt MacDermot, James Rado, Gerome Ragni
Performed by Pierre Coffin and Alex Dowding
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Another disappointed side-story
30 June 2015 | by minhthuyvuSee all my reviews

1. People in the theater laughed a lot, like in every scene, I did laugh too but 70% were fake 'cause I don't want to be a poker-face person. I'd suggest this one for children and families, personally it's not good enough for my taste (animated films with serious meanings or action movie sequels). 2. Don't have much things to expect, kinda let down compares to the two Despicable Me movies (yup, just like the Penguins of Madagascar one). 3. The content was fair, nothing special, I love the character models and the graphics though (Scarlet Overkill is so gorgeous!) 4. "Are the Minions immortal?" That was my question so far. 5. However,I did see your effort, Universal. I look forward to seeing your better products.


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