Minions: The Rise of Gru (2022)

Movie"A villain will rise."
Audience Score
73
Review Score
60
A fanboy of a supervillain supergroup known as the Vicious 6, Gru hatches a plan to become evil enough to join them, with the backup of his followers, the Minions.

Minions: The Rise of Gru Review

'Minions: The Rise of Gru' is a formulaic brand extension that will nonetheless please younger hardcore 'Despicable Me' fans. The little yellow creatures are back, though the film gives equal weight to the younger days of Steve Carell's wannabe supervillain.

Aside from the language stew chattering of the Minions, perhaps the biggest sound to be heard from the new sequel/prequel/pre-sequel 'Minions: The Rise of Gru' is that of box-checking. This 1970s-set story aims to fill in some of the gaps of Gru (Steve Carell) and the Minions' early days together, so of course there are references to familiar 'Despicable Me' touchstones.

Minions Collection

'Despicable Me' spin-off series, focusing on the Minions characters.

Movie Details

Theatrical Release:July 1st, 2022 - Buy Tickets
On Digital & Streaming:August 2nd, 2022 - Watch Now
On DVD & Blu-ray:September 6th, 2022 - Buy DVD
Movie Budget:$85,000,000
Movie Box Office Gross:$940,203,765 (Worldwide)
Original Language:English
Executive Producers:Latifa Ouaou
Production Companies:Universal Pictures, Illumination