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Despicable Me 2 (2013)

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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.
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Gru (voice)
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Lucy (voice)
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Eduardo / El Macho (voice)
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Margo (voice)
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Dr. Nefario (voice)
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Floyd (voice)
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Silas (voice)
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Agnes (voice)
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Edith (voice)
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Antonio (voice)
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Jillian (voice)
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Shannon (voice)
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Kevin the Minion / Bob the Minion / Stuart the Minion / Additional Minions / Evil Minions (voice)
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Additional Minions / Evil Minions / Italian Waiter (voice)
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Arctic Lab Guards (voice)
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Storyline

While Gru, the ex-supervillain is adjusting to family life and an attempted honest living in the jam business, a secret Arctic laboratory is stolen. The Anti-Villain League decides it needs an insider's help and recruits Gru in the investigation. Together with the eccentric AVL agent, Lucy Wilde, Gru concludes that his prime suspect is the presumed dead supervillain, El Macho, whose his teenage son is also making the moves on his eldest daughter, Margo. Seemingly blinded by his overprotectiveness of his children and his growing mutual attraction to Lucy, Gru seems on the wrong track even as his minions are being quietly kidnapped en masse for some malevolent purpose. Written by Kenneth Chisholm ([email protected]gers.com)

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

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Release Date:

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Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

$76,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

HUF 104,828,660 (Hungary) (7 July 2013)

Gross:

$368,061,265 (USA)
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Trivia

When Gru first visits his Minions in the underground workshop, several Minions can be seen taking a break and eating lunch on top of a cross beam. This is an homage to the famous "Lunch atop a Skyscraper" photograph from 1932 by Charles C.Ebbet. See more »

Goofs

When Gru is trying to enter El Macho's secret lair, a blob of guacamole falls on one of the tiles, causing an ax to fall. The guacamole disappears for the remainder of the scene. See more »

Quotes

[Agent Lucy sends Gru, completely soaked and with a starfish stuck to his head, out of the car trunk of her spy car]
Gru: [weakly] Pins and needles!
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Crazy Credits

Throughout the first half of the end credits, three minions hold auditions for Minions (2015). See more »

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References Minions (2015) See more »

Soundtracks

Chiquita Banana (Theme Song)
Written by Garth Montgomery, Leonard McKenzie, and William Wirges
Under license by Chiquita
Vocals Performed by Pierre Coffin
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Better than the original!
21 June 2013 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

It's not often that a hit animated film's sequel surpasses the original film. Despicable Me 2 is one of those rare cases. From the moment it appears on the screen to the end of the film, Despicable Me 2 is a fast paced, fun film that never ceases to be entertaining.

This film has you laughing quite often, contains humour that both kids and adults can appreciate, and had at least one moment that was worthy of clapping out loud to.

The character development is to be praised, as is the warmth and soul that Pierre Coffin and Chris Renaud put into this film.

This film leaves you feeling joyful and satisfied and happy for the characters and the new direction their lives are taking.

This film is not to be missed and I can't recommend it enough.


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