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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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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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Young Gru (voice)
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The Minions (voice)
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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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Budget:

$74,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$115,200,000 (USA) (10 July 2015)

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$336,029,560 (USA) (11 December 2015)
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Trivia

The first Non-Disney or Pixar animated film to take $1 billion worldwide at the box office. See more »

Goofs

The license plate numbers on both the hippie van and the car belonging to the lady playing "Vallkeries" are the same , and they are the only visible ones in the movie that are identical. See more »

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[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

There are various jokes with the Minions as the end-credits initially scroll, followed by an extended post-credits sequence in which Kevin, Stuart and Bob perform a version of The Beatles song "Revolution" and most of the characters from the movie re-appear. See more »

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Featured in The 88th Annual Academy Awards (2016) See more »

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You Really Got Me
Written by Ray Davies
Performed by The Kinks
Courtesy of Sanctuary Records Group Ltd.
By arrangement with BMG Rights Management (US) LLC
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Really quite disappointing
26 June 2015 | by (Dundee, Scotland) – See all my reviews

I was really looking forward to this after really enjoying Despicable Me and Despicable Me II.

If this had been a standalone film rather than a spin off i'd say it would warrant 7 out of 10 but following on from the minions being major highlights in both Despicable me movies this was really disappointing.

Just not enough of the silly shenanigans from the minions that you'd expect and a lot of quite pointless and quite frankly boring dialogue in parts.

I'm taking my nephews to go see this soon and I really doubt it'll hold there attention - that's how boring it is.....

Disappointed.


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