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Despicable Me 3 (2017)

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Gru meets his long-lost charming, cheerful, and more successful twin brother Dru who wants to team up with him for one last criminal heist.
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Steve Carell ... Gru / Dru (voice)
Kristen Wiig ... Lucy (voice)
Trey Parker ... Balthazar Bratt (voice)
Miranda Cosgrove ... Margo (voice)
Dana Gaier ... Edith (voice)
Nev Scharrel ... Agnes (voice)
Pierre Coffin ... Minions / Museum Director / Additional Voices (voice)
Steve Coogan ... Fritz / Silas Ramsbottom (voice)
Julie Andrews ... Gru's Mom (voice)
Jenny Slate ... Valerie Da Vinci (voice)
Michael Beattie ... TV Show Host / Scar-Faced Man (voice)
Andy Nyman ... Clive the Robot (voice)
Adrian Ciscato ... Niko (voice)
Brian T. Delaney ... Commercial Announcer / Military Officer / Additional Voices (voice)
Katia Saponenko Katia Saponenko ... Niko's Mother (voice)
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Storyline

After he is fired from the Anti-Villain League for failing to take down the latest bad guy to threaten humanity, Gru finds himself in the midst of a major identity crisis. But when a mysterious stranger shows up to inform Gru that he has a long-lost twin brother-a brother who desperately wishes to follow in his twin's despicable footsteps-one former super-villain will rediscover just how good it feels to be bad.

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Hard times ahead. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 June 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Mi villano favorito 3 See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$80,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$72,434,025, 2 July 2017, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$264,624,300

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,034,799,409
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SDDS | Dolby Atmos (Dolby Atmos+Vision)| Dolby Digital | Auro 11.1 | DTS (DTS: X)| Dolby Surround 7.1 | Dolby | 12-Track Digital Sound | Dolby Atmos | DTS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

In one scene in Gru's lair the Minions are standing in front of a big computer machine with a green screen. The screen is actually displaying the Page R (the music sequencer screen) from a Fairlight CMI synthesiser series II which cost around £30,000 when originally launched back in 1982. It is unclear from the brief appearance in the movie what is being played back on the screen. See more »

Goofs

In an early scene Clive the Robot ejects a cassette tape and spins it and inserts it to play the other side, which would put the open tape end on the wrong side of the tape deck. It needs to be spun around as well to keep the open tape end on the correct side of the deck. See more »

Quotes

Dru: You ready to continue the family tradition, you and me?
Gru: No.
[admiring a handful of weapons]
Gru: I left that life behind me.
Dru: Just one heist?
Gru: Mmm...
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Crazy Credits

The opening title is orange on the white background. The "E" in "ME" Spins into a "3" making into the title "DESPICABLE M3". See more »

Connections

References Beverly Hills Cop II (1987) See more »

Soundtracks

Take My Breath Away
Written by Giorgio Moroder and Tom Whitlock
Performed by Berlin
Courtesy of Paramount Pictures
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6 July 2017 | by GoUSNSee all my reviews

The previous installments nicely balanced the over-the-top tricks with the plot, and somehow it was plausible in an imaginary sort of way.

But this one? It's as if the writers had the plot then later realized they needed the tricks, and in they went, one by one, arbitrarily, with no real imagination or thought. You can hear the director saying, "ok, insert a trick here, then there, and there, then there." With a 90-minute run-time, there were actually five stories going on: the brothers, the unicorn search, the minions' imprisonment, the engagement segment (involving the oldest child, age 12!), and the Brat. Two are eventually irrelevant and unresolved, while the other three meet in the end, but in a forced "we have to write it this way or the movie has no ending" sort of way.

The premise was interesting - long-lost twin brother wants to resuscitate the family tradition of villainy vs. Gru's new home-bound stability. But the execution was just mediocre, if that. Light laughs, an LOL or two, but that's it.

The minions stole the show.


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