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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 & 24 nominations. See more awards »

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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 New York City, the shop next to the record store bears the name "R. Meledandri", a nod to Director Chris Meledandri, and possibly one of his sons. See more »

Goofs

In the bedtime story Scarlet tells the minions, she depicts herself on the North Pole, being abandoned by penguins. There are no penguins on the North Pole. See more »

Quotes

Scarlett Overkill: Work for me, and all this will be yours: respect, power...
Stuart the Minion: Banana!
Scarlett Overkill: ...Banana!
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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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Spoofs King Kong (1933) See more »

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19th Nervous Breakdown
Written by Mick Jagger, Keith Richards
Performed by The Rolling Stones
Courtesy of ABKCO Music & Records, Inc.
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Really quite disappointing
26 June 2015 | by See all my reviews

I was really looking forward to this after really enjoying Despicable Me and Despicable Me II.

If this had been a standalone film rather than a spin off i'd say it would warrant 7 out of 10 but following on from the minions being major highlights in both Despicable me movies this was really disappointing.

Just not enough of the silly shenanigans from the minions that you'd expect and a lot of quite pointless and quite frankly boring dialogue in parts.

I'm taking my nephews to go see this soon and I really doubt it'll hold there attention - that's how boring it is.....

Disappointed.


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