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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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Go back to where it all began. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Trivia

The film is set in 1968, forty-two years B.G. (Before Gru). Adding forty-two years to 1968 gives 2010, the year Gru and the Minions made their debut in Despicable Me (2010). See more »

Goofs

"The Queen of England" in reality is not just Queen of England, as referred to by Scarlet and the Minions, and it's a regularly promoted misnomer in Hollywood that England is the only part of the UK that has a monarchy (with many people believing that "England" and "UK/Britain" are interchangeable terms). Queen Elizabeth II is Queen of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, which also encompasses Scotland and Wales. Wales formally united with England in 1536, Scotland's and England's crowns formally united in 1603 with a parliamentary union occurring in 1707. Ireland joined the Union in 1801, with the Irish Free State being established in 1921 and leaving only the Northern States maintaining membership of the UK since. See more »

Quotes

[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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Features The Saint (1962) See more »

Soundtracks

Break On Through (To the Other Side)
Written by John Densmore, Robby Krieger, Ray Manzarek, Jim Morrison
Performed by The Doors
Courtesy of Elektra Entertainment Group
By arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
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Good story line, age to most enjoy film:10 and under
29 June 2015 | by elliemcnairSee all my reviews

I chose to go see Minions this because I enjoy comedies and also enjoyed Despicable Me before hand. My favorite part of the film would have to be the ending, this is because it was the most dramatic and action packed part of the film! Showing a scene of loyalty, definitely a great finale.

I also liked the fact that it linked with the film Despicable Me, creating a twist. I found the characters e.g. Bob, Stuart and Kevin (The main 3 Minions) very hilarious, I also found the main villain Scarlet misleading and cunning. These two types of characters, add an extra element of comedy to the film.I would have enjoyed it if I where younger and around the age 9 or 10 and I recommend it to a younger audience.


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Country:

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Language:

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Release Date:

10 July 2015 (USA) See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$74,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$115,718,405, 12 July 2015

Gross USA:

$336,045,770

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,159,398,397
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1.85 : 1
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