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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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Scarlet Overkill (voice)
... Herb Overkill (voice)
... Walter Nelson (voice)
... Madge Nelson (voice)
... Professor Flux (voice)
... The Queen (voice)
... Narrator (voice)
... Young Gru (voice)
... The Minions (voice)
... Tina (voice)
... VNC Announcer (voice)
... Sumo Villain (voice)
... Fabrice (voice)
Alex Dowding ... Royal Advisor (voice)
... 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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Rated PG for action and rude humor | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

10 July 2015 (USA)  »

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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

In the first trailer, a minion picks a banana from under a rock. He then says: "C'est Banana, Miam Miam!". In French that translates into: "It's a Banana, Yummy!" See more »

Goofs

During her speech at Villaincon, Scarlet Overkill walks past 3 guys sitting in the front row dressed up to look like her. When the scene zooms out to a long shot, the 3 lookalikes have disappeared. See more »

Quotes

Scarlett Overkill: Doesn't it feel so good to be bad?
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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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Rule Britannia
Written by Thomas Augustine Arne, James Thomson
Arranged by Theodore Shapiro
Courtesy of Sony Pictures Animation Inc.
Under license from Sony Pictures Music Group
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Not as Funny as Despicable Me
20 June 2015 | by See all my reviews

The popularity and the huge profits of Despicable Me franchise has driven the eagerness of Illumination Entertainment to produce a minions spin-off solely to entertain the fans. Caught in variations of the same scenarios, the decision to put more focus on the three minions - Kevin, Stuart and Bob might remind audiences about Alvin and the Chipmunks or the three daughters of Gru. While the animation does remain the fun, hilarious and ridiculous behaviors of the characters, the theme of the scores and the nonsensical language of the minions, it does not have a strong villain to support the three, also it lacks of character development, warm emotional engagement and moral values. The cuteness of the minions is the main element for entertainment rather than the dialogue itself in which the jokes aren't as funny as Despicable Me's series. Nonetheless, it is still energetic, actions packed, visually stunning and colorful for family audiences even its creative mistake drags its overall quality, proving that these banana lovers are far more effective and surprising to be supporting characters just as in the main franchise.


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