When Gru, the world's most super-bad turned super-dad has been recruited by a team of officials to stop lethal muscle and a host of Gru's own, He has to fight back with new gadgetry, cars, and more minion madness.
In a city of humanoid animals, a hustling theater impresario's attempt to save his theater with a singing competition becomes grander than he anticipates even as its finalists' find that their lives will never be the same.
When the newly-crowned Queen Elsa accidentally uses her power to turn things into ice to curse her home in infinite winter, her sister Anna teams up with a mountain man, his playful reindeer, and a snowman to change the weather condition.
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.
The song the Minions sing in the singing competition, "I Am the Very Model of a Modern Major-General", is from W.S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan's 1879 comic opera "The Pirates of Penzance". The competition is obviously a nod to the various singing reality shows like "American Idol" (2002) and "The X-Factor" (2011). See more »
The cop cars in the 80's TV show look too modern. See more »
[Fritz limps back]
I really must...
[adjusts his spine]
... have a word with you on behalf of your twin brother, Dru.
Whaa? Twin brother?
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During the first part of the credits, Gru and Dru try to steal a diamond from each other. See more »
Written by Karlo Carges (as Carlo Karges) and Uwe Fahrenkrog-Petersen (as Jörn-Uwe Fahrenkrog Petersen)
Performed by Nena
Courtesy of Sony Music Entertainment Germany GMBH
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This movie was weighed down by a lot of problems, but before I get to that I will say that I did not hate this film by any means, it's just not very good.
1. The whole "brother" concept is good, but it shouldn't have been set up in this movie. It should have been set up in the first one, or the end of the second at the latest.
2. This problem I refer to as "the politics of film," because the studio did not acknowledge that they are going to far with this series. The minions stole the show in the first one, however the studio kept pushing it on audiences by over-commercializing them. They somehow became the face of Illumination Studios, and they somehow managed to get their own unnecessary origin story movie. Universal should've stopped while they were ahead with the first Despicable Me.
3. I do not like it when a series will reuse jokes, in this case the "unicorn being so fluffy I'm going to die." It was funny in the first one, but in this one it felt forced.
4. The villain, Balthazar Bratt, felt way too underdeveloped. He got about four minutes of an origin, which resulted in vague motivations and just another generic, one-off villain.
Overall: Save yourself from this mess
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