• Despicable Me 2 (2013)

Despicable Me 2

Release Date: July 3rd, 2013

DVD Release Date: December 10th, 2013

PG |1 hr 38 min

Plot Summary

Now that Gru (Steve Carell) has forsaken a life of crime to raise Margo, Agnes and Edith, he's trying to figure out how to provide for his new family. As he struggles with his responsibilities as a father, the Anti-Villain League -- an organization dedicated to fighting evil -- comes calling. The AVL sends Gru on a mission to capture the perpetrator of a spectacular heist, for who would be better than the world's greatest ex-villain to capture the individual who seeks to usurp his power.

Cast: Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig, Benjamin Bratt, Miranda Cosgrove, Russell Brand, Steve Coogan, Ken Jeong, Elsie Kate Fisher

Director: Chris Renaud , Pierre Coffin

Genres: Children , Animated , Adventure , Comedy

Production Co: Chris Meledandri

Distributors: Universal Pictures

Keywords: Rivalry , Pursuit , Charming , Father , Quest , Family , Witty ,

Ratings & Reviews

  • 63
    Tirdad DerakhshaniPhiladelphia Inquirer

    If you're looking for quality prepackaged, predigested Hollywood family fun this summer, you could do a lot worse than Despicable Me 2. show more

  • 70
    Michael RechtshaffenThe Hollywood Reporter

    While the new edition doesn’t quite catch that inspired spark, there’s still plenty to enjoy here courtesy of those zippy visuals and a pitch-perfect voice cast led by the innately animated Steve Carell. show more

  • 70
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    The script — by Ken Daurio and Cinco Paul — is erratic, to put it generously. Yet the 3-D animation is so stylish and, from time to time, so downright beautiful, that you hardly notice when the storytelling loses track of itself. show more

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Awards

Nominated Best Animated Feature Film
Nominated Animated Film
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2014)
Nominated Animated Feature Film
Nominated Music (Original Song)