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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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Before Gru, they had a history of bad bosses See more »


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

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10 July 2015 (USA)  »

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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

In the French version, Marion Cotillard and her husband Guillaume Canet, are the voices for Scarlet and Herb Overkill (who are married in the movie). See more »

Goofs

When the minions pass the Statue of Liberty, it is shown with the gold plated torch flame. In 1968 the Statue of liberty had a torch that was made of yellow glass panes held in place by a metal lattice. The gold plated flame was installed in 1986 as part of a major restoration of the statue. See more »

Quotes

Scarlett Overkill: [opens the door to the torture room for Kevin, Stuart, and Bob] Go ahead, go ahead.
[the Minions walk in as Scarlett slams the door]
Scarlett Overkill: [Minions look at the torture weapons]
Scarlett Overkill: [through a slot hole in the door] I don't want you to take this the wrong way, but I hate you. I thought I could get over what you did, but I feel so betrayed.
[dramatic]
Scarlett Overkill: I think, yes, I think we're gonna have to break up. And it's not you... oh, wait hold on... It is you. It's a hundred percent you!
Kevin the Minion: No, no, no, no!
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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 »

Connections

Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Matthew McConaughey/Adele (2015) See more »

Soundtracks

Hair
From the film Hair (1979)
Written by Galt MacDermot, James Rado, Gerome Ragni
Performed by Pierre Coffin and Alex Dowding
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Accurate Documentary
11 July 2015 | by See all my reviews

You'd be hard-pressed to find a historical account that acknowledges the influence (much less the existence of) the Minions throughout time. No matter how many textbooks are produced and released each year, almost ZERO of them note the presence of this incredibly powerful minority group.

Well, where history has silenced the Minions, let this surprisingly accurate documentary speak volumes. I found no embellishments of history throughout this 91-minute feature. It would have been easy to swing the pendulum of power to overemphasize the history of the Minions as it relates to major world events, but the filmmakers didn't go for the easy shots. They simply told the truth, and what we are left with are the clear facts of what really happened to the dinosaurs, the cavemen, and--what I'm sure will be most controversially-- the true lineage of royalty in England. Very bold.

If this doesn't win the Oscar for Documentary Feature, we will truly know which side of history the Academy stands on.


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