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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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Go back to where it all began. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Parents Guide:

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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

This is the third-highest-grossing animated movie of all time, after Frozen (2013) and Incredibles 2 (2018). See more »

Goofs

The monarch has been barred from entering the House of Commons (the parliamentary chamber with green seats where King Bob signs legislation) since 1642. 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 »


Soundtracks

Got To Get You Into My Life
Written by John Lennon, Paul McCartney
Performed by The Beatles
Courtesy of EMI Records Ltd
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Not as funny as the trailer let it to be
29 August 2015 | by charliep14See all my reviews

The movie is good for a few chuckles and does have some very entertaining moments. What is actually by far the funniest is the "minion speak"; especially if you understand some french, it does have some layers in it (Papaouté; c'estparlà etc.) and is definitely funny. It also is a very beautiful CG movie. Though it is customary to say that with every new CG movie, this one is absolutely gorgeous, with some great character designs and some cool visuals. But, honestly, didn't laugh all that often. The trailer lets you believe it will be a very very funny movie and was not, it was a cool adventure with some funny characters - left me wanting more. The voice acting was also, with the exception of the minions, nothing incredible.


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