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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 & 25 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sandra Bullock ... Scarlet Overkill (voice)
Jon Hamm ... Herb Overkill (voice)
Michael Keaton ... Walter Nelson (voice)
Allison Janney ... Madge Nelson (voice)
Steve Coogan ... Professor Flux (voice)
Jennifer Saunders ... The Queen (voice)
Geoffrey Rush ... Narrator (voice)
Steve Carell ... Young Gru (voice)
Pierre Coffin ... The Minions (voice)
Katy Mixon ... Tina (voice)
Michael Beattie ... VNC Announcer (voice)
Hiroyuki Sanada ... Sumo Villain (voice)
Dave Rosenbaum ... Fabrice (voice)
Alex Dowding Alex Dowding ... Royal Advisor (voice)
Paul Thornley ... 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 »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Details

Official Sites:

Official Blog | Official Facebook | See more »

Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

10 July 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Suoiuiw See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$74,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$115,718,405, 12 July 2015

Gross USA:

$336,045,770

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,159,398,397
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Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Geoffrey Rush's third theatrically released animated film after Finding Nemo (2003) and Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole (2010). It is also his first to not have any characters voiced by Bill Hunter. See more »

Goofs

The ruby that one of the minions spits out onto the stage disappears in the following scenes. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Narrator: Minions. Minions have been on this planet far longer than we have. They go by many names. Dave, Carl, Paul, Mike- Oh, that one is Norbert. He's an idiot. They're all different, but all share the same goal:... To serve the most despicable master thru could find.
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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 Family Guy: Bri, Robot (2019) See more »

Soundtracks

Happy Together
Written by Gary Bonner, Alan Gordon
Performed by The Turtles
Courtesy of Flo & Eddie, Inc.
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Good story line, age to most enjoy film:10 and under
29 June 2015 | by elliemcnairSee all my reviews

I chose to go see Minions this because I enjoy comedies and also enjoyed Despicable Me before hand. My favorite part of the film would have to be the ending, this is because it was the most dramatic and action packed part of the film! Showing a scene of loyalty, definitely a great finale.

I also liked the fact that it linked with the film Despicable Me, creating a twist. I found the characters e.g. Bob, Stuart and Kevin (The main 3 Minions) very hilarious, I also found the main villain Scarlet misleading and cunning. These two types of characters, add an extra element of comedy to the film.I would have enjoyed it if I where younger and around the age 9 or 10 and I recommend it to a younger audience.


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