Minions (2015) Poster



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Despicable Me (2010)
Banana (2010) (Short)
Home Makeover (2010) (Short)
Orientation Day (2010) (Short)

Followed by 

Minions 2 (2020)

Spun-off from 

Despicable Me (2010)


Minions Paradise (2015) (Video Game)
Game based on movie
Minions: Mini-Movie - Competition (2015) (Short)
Companion short film to this feature.
Binky Nelson Unpacified (2015) (Video)
Features the same characters
Cro Minion (2015) (Video)
Features the same characters
Mower Minions (2016) (Short)
Features the same characters


Dracula (1931)
One of the Minions boss's was Dracula
It Happened One Night (1934)
Stuart tries to teach the others how to hitchhike much like 'Clark Gable'.
Alice in Wonderland (1951)
When the giant Kevin comes out of the house.
Singin' in the Rain (1952)
The Minions sing "Make 'Em Laugh."
Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954)
The Creature appears at Villain Con and again later in the film.
The Dating Game (1965) (TV Series)
Bob, Kevin, and Stuart watch "The Dating Game" on TV.
The Monkees (1966) (TV Series)
The Minions sing "The Monkees" theme song.
Live and Let Die (1973)
When the minions are in the car on their way to VillainCon they cross the ramp/bridge from Live and Let Die, also in the same scene JW Pepper can be heard.
Hair (1979)
Dancing scene in the Tower
The Shining (1980)
The Overkill Lab has the same carpet as the Overlook Hotel.
The Smurfs (1981) (TV Series)
The villain who sits in front of the Minions at the Villaincon bears a resemblance to the villain Gargamel.
Conan the Barbarian (1982)
One character is dressed like Conan with his sword
Back to the Future (1985)
Professor Flux at Villian Con is named after the flux capacitor from Back to the Future.
Despicable Me (2010)
Dr Nefario, a major character in Despicible Me, has a booth set up a Villan Con.
The Croods (2013)
A caveman resembles Grug
The Conjuring (2013)
The tree

Referenced in 

Despicable Me 2 (2013)
"Minion movie audition" closing credits gag
AniMat's Reviews: Despicable Me 2 (2013) (TV Episode)
AniMat says he's anticipated for the spinoff film.
Animation Lookback: Top 5 Best & Worst Animated Films of 2014 (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned as an upcoming 2015 animated film.
Midnight Screenings: The Gallows/Minions (2015) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Paul Rudd/Jon Glaser/Echosmith (2015) (TV Episode)
Jimmy Fallon mentions a controversy over Minions toys in Happy Meals, and he and Jon Glaser comment on the movie's success at the box office.
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: LeBron James/Tina Fey & Amy Poehler/OMI (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Jimmy Fallon during the Pros & Cons segment.
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Amy Schumer/Ian McKellen/Alan Jackson (2015) (TV Episode)
Clip of Joe Biden and Barack Obama altered to depict them talking about the movie
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Adam Sandler/Judd Apatow (2015) (TV Episode)
During the Screen Grabs segment, Jimmy Fallon shows a still from Days of Our Lives (1965) with an ad for the movie over it
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Jason Segel/Amy Sedaris/Alessia Cara (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Jimmy Fallon during the Obama Expressions segment.
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Ice Cube/Mamie Gummer/Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats (2015) (TV Episode)
Jimmy Fallon shows a clip of a giant Minion balloon tumbling down a street in Ireland.
Best Time Ever with Neil Patrick Harris: Reese Witherspoon (2015) (TV Episode)
The movie is mentioned by name.
Egg Cetera: Eggs or Ceased Part I: Mad Maxi (2015) (TV Episode)
A toy which is a maerchandise of this movie is found in the Kinder Surprise Maxi egg.
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Jon Hamm/Jalen Rose/Bryan Adams/Jon Theodore (2015) (TV Episode)
Seth Meyers mentions the digital and DVD release of Jon Hamm's movie.
The Chase Australia: Episode #1.42 (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Jacob as a possible answer when the team discuss their answer to a question about the movie in which Chris Pratt voices the character Emmet Brickowski during the Final Chase.
CSI: Cyber: Corrupted Memory (2015) (TV Episode)
When Krumitz wants everyone to trace the WiFi's, he calls them Minions
Saturday Night Live: Matthew McConaughey/Adele (2015) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned during Star Wars The Force Awakens Screentests
Saturday Night Live: Chris Hemsworth/Chance The Rapper (2015) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned on Weekend Update
Midnight Screenings: Norm of the North (2016) (TV Episode)
"Can't wait for the Lemmings movie."
The Oscars (2016) (TV Special)
Kevin, Stuart & Bob present the award for Best Animated Short Film.
Ashens: Minion Mystery Egg (2016) (TV Episode)
A surprise egg with toy inside based on this movie is reviewed.
The Secret Life of Pets (2016)
Mel wears a Minion costume.
The Chase Australia: Episode #2.84 (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Andrew O'Keefe in a question about the movie that it is a prequel to asked to Mark Labbett during the Final Chase.
The Chase Australia: Episode #2.112 (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Andrew O'Keefe as a possible answer, and the correct answer, to a question about the movie in which Sandra Bullock voices the character Scarlet Overkill asked when Kate and the Chaser go head to head.
Honest Trailers: The Emmys (2016) (TV Episode)
Poster shown
Double Date Night: Episode #1.2 (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned during a game of charades.
PWN: Disappointing Movies: PWN #8 (2016) (TV Episode)
Title is mentioned
Family Guy: Inside Family Guy (2016) (TV Episode)
Joke about the minions.
Mixxxer Show: Parkourista Tary (2017) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Taras Povoroznyk.
Honest Trailers: Logan (2017) (TV Episode)
A Minion is seen
Saturday Night Live: Weekend Update Summer Edition: Episode #4.1 (2017) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by Eric Trump.
Movie Dude 98 Reviews: City Rats (2017) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Sean at the beginning of the review.
Movie Dude 98 Reviews: Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Sean at the start of the review.
Saturday Night Live: Chance the Rapper/Eminem (2017) (TV Episode)
Minions backpack used as prop during cold opening that takes place in 2016
Spent (2017)
Poster seen at theater, and title displayed on marquee.
Superstore: Angels and Mermaids (2018) (TV Episode)
Amy suggests Cheyenne throw a "Minions"-themed birthday party for Harmonica
Saturday Night Live: Will Ferrell/Chris Stapleton (2018) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned during cold opening.
Arrested Development: Self-Deportation (2018) (TV Episode)
George Michael and his friends go to see the movie.
AniMat's Crazy Cartoon Cast: Animated Trailer Extravaganza 2018 (2018) (TV Episode)
Brought up in discussion.
AniMat's Crazy Cartoon Cast: Star Wars: The Last Jedi Remake?!? (2018) (TV Episode)
Brought up in discussion.
AniMat's Crazy Cartoon Cast: Incredible New Record (2018) (TV Episode)
Brought up in discussion.
AniMat's Crazy Cartoon Cast: How I Spent My Vacation (2018) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
AniMat's Crazy Cartoon Cast: Incredibles Beat Minions (2018) (TV Episode)
Brought up in discussion.
The Grinch (2018)
Bob makes a cameo in Illumination logo
Mortal Engines (2018)
Statues of Kevin, Stuart, and Bob at the museum as "America Deities".


The Saint (1962) (TV Series)
Bob, Kevin, and Stuart watch "The Saint" on TV.
Bewitched (1964) (TV Series)
Bob, Kevin, and Stuart watch "Bewitched" on TV.

Featured in 

Projector: Minions/Mr. Holmes (2015) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
AniMat's Reviews: Minions (2015) (TV Episode)
Reviewed, clips shown.
The Saturday Show: Episode #1.3 (2015) (TV Episode)
A clip is shown.
Honest Trailers: Minions (2015) (TV Episode)
Film trailer used
Animation Lookback: Top 4 Best & Worst Animated Films of 2015 (2016) (TV Episode)
Fourth worst animated film of 2015.
The EE British Academy Film Awards (2016) (TV Special)
Footage shown.
The Oscars (2016) (TV Special)
Featured in the opening.
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Matt Lauer/Gisele Bündchen/Fitz and The Tantrums (2016) (TV Episode)
Altered clip in the segment Audience Suggestion Box
The Blockbuster Buster: Minions Pros n' Cons (2016) (TV Episode)
movie is discussed
Honest Trailers: Finding Nemo (2016) (TV Episode)
Clip is shown
I Hate Everything: I Hate Sing (2016) (2017) (TV Episode)
Alex calls the Minions his archenemies. He calls their movie "even awfuler-er. Clips play in Ralph's video.
Honest Trailers: Cars & Cars 2 (2017) (TV Episode)
Clip is shown
Honest Trailers: Despicable Me 1 & 2 (2017) (TV Episode)
Clip is shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Funniest Animated Villains in Movies (2017) (TV Episode)
Scarlet Overkill gets an honorable mention.
American Moon (2017)
Clips shown
Good Girls: Mo Money, Mo Problems (2018) (TV Episode)
Beth puts this movie on for her kids
Everything Wrong with...: Everything Wrong With Minions In 15 Minutes of Less (2018) (TV Episode)
The flaws of the movie are talked about


The Phantom of the Opera (1925)
The falling chandelier interrupts the coronation.
King Kong (1933)
The gigantic Kevin is holding Bob and Stuart while thwarting off Scarlet Overkill who wants to kill him.
The Iron Giant (1999)
The ending is a parody of the climax of The Iron Giant.
Miss Congeniality (2000)
When Scarlett Overkill makes her entrance at Villain Con, while flying around, she adjusts the top of her dress. A nod to Sandra Bullock's role in Miss Congeniality.
Pitch Perfect (2012)
The Minions spoof Pitch Perfect's a capella version of the Universal Pictures fanfare.

Spoofed in 

Minion Ways to Die (2015) (Short)
Game of Minions (2017) (Short)
parody of

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