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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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Cast

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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)
Michael Beattie ...
VNC Announcer (voice)
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Sumo Villain (voice)
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Fabrice (voice)
Alex Dowding ...
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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Release Date:

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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Did You Know?

Trivia

Stuart's haircut in this movie is different from Despicable Me (2010). See more »

Goofs

The design of the Tube train isn't appropriate for 1968. Trains in that era would almost certainly have been unpainted aluminium (and if not, not with the colours shown) and would have had windows which could be opened. See more »

Quotes

Stuart the Minion: [shoots a water tower with a gun]
Walter Nelson: Okay, who did that?
Kevin the Minion: Stuart, Stuart!
Stuart the Minion: But, but...
Walter Nelson: That was awesome!
Stuart the Minion: Heh heh, thank you.
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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 »

Connections

References It Happened One Night (1934) See more »

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Revolution
Written by John Lennon, Paul McCartney
Produced by Emmanuel Kiriakou (as Emanuel "Eman" Kiriakou) and Andrew Goldstein (as Andrew "Goldstein" Goldstein)
Performed by Pierre Coffin, Nölwenn Roberts, Joy Poirel, Kyle Balda and Marie Parodi
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Bloody awful.
16 July 2015 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

My seven year old was excited to see it. I expected it to be pish. But it was worse than I imagined. I fell asleep a few times but the annoying yelling pretend dialogue woke me up. I couldn't even get a nap out of my wasted afternoon. At least I didn't have to worry about my kid laughing too loudly and disturbing anyone else's sleep. He got bored too. Just utter crap. They clearly spent a lot on the music. The Beatles, the kinks, and van Halens eruption as a guitar solo at the merciful end to this travesty of a film. If only they had spent the money on a scriptwriter rather than the over- caffeinated sixth graders they got hopped up on juice boxes before handing them some paper to defecate on and call that a script. The humor in the film was non existent. I expected lots of broad fart jokes and low brow stupidity aimed at chimps, five year olds, and the same kind of morons who made Kevin James a star. What I got was obvious pop culture references not as punchlines or set up for jokes. Just there. As if the existence of a reference to something recognizable was in and of itself funny. Perhaps it served as a confidence booster for the gump-like, slack jawed, troglodytes that were the target audience. They could all feel jolly clever after recognizing such obscure references as the Beatles. Well done. If I had a time machine and only choose to change one thing in the pas, forget hitter, I would go back to stop whoever green lit this cinematic excretion.


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