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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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Herb Overkill (voice)
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Walter Nelson (voice)
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Madge Nelson (voice)
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Professor Flux (voice)
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The Queen (voice)
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Narrator (voice)
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Young Gru (voice)
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The Minions (voice)
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Tina (voice)
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VNC Announcer (voice)
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Sumo Villain (voice)
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Fabrice (voice)
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Royal Advisor (voice)
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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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10 July 2015 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

$74,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$115,200,000 (USA) (12 July 2015)

Gross:

$336,045,770 (USA)
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Trivia

Kevin, Stuart, and Bob visit 'Villain Con', which shares a lot in common with Comic Con. Indeed, Scarlet Overkill's bombastic presentation takes place in 'Hall H', commonly used for some of Comic Con's biggest events. See more »

Goofs

The Nelsons' family station wagon bears the New York license plate, "BRN2ROB". New York did not introduce personalized plates until 1977, which were limited to 6 characters and had pattern limitations. The plates on this car could not have been had until 1982 at the earliest, 16 years after the setting of the movie. See more »

Quotes

[from trailer]
Minions: [as a primitive is about hit hit a bear with a club] No, no, no! Hey, a piñata!
[the Minions cheered as the primitive hits the bear with a fly swatter, then the bear eats him alive as the Minions screamed in terror]
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Crazy Credits

The Universal Pictures fanfare is sung by Minions. One of them holds a note until he loses his breath and passes out on the Illumination Entertainment title card. See more »

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Referenced in The Chase Australia: Episode #1.42 (2015) See more »

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Written by Howard Greenfield, Jack Keller
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Under license from Sony Pictures Music Group
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Below par money spinner
27 June 2015 | by (Newbury, England) – See all my reviews

I don't usually write reviews but this was such a disappointment that I felt I had to put something. Most of the good jokes were shown in the trailers, so if you've seen the trailer then it's probably not worth the money. There were 3 of us watched this and although we all loved the despicable movies none of us enjoyed this. My son (11) said it felt like it was 2 hours long it was so boring. I can't really explain why it came across as so poor - but it just seemed really lazy and without Gru to play against the Minnions were just to simple. It was slapstick with no soul. The music although quite good didn't really seem to fit the film - just seemed to be tacked on at bit were they felt they should have a soundtrack and a famous song. Buy yourself a copy of despicable me and watch it again and again. Much better value for money! This just felt rushed, with loads of stock jokes, maybe hoping enough of them would hit the mark - they didn't.


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