Minions

Release Date: July 10th, 2015

DVD Release Date: December 8th, 2015

PG |1 hr 31 min

Plot Summary

Evolving from single-celled yellow organisms at the dawn of time, Minions live to serve, but find themselves working for a continual series of unsuccessful masters, from T. Rex to Napoleon. Without a master to grovel for, the Minions fall into a deep depression. But one minion, Kevin, has a plan; accompanied by his pals Stuart and Bob, Kevin sets forth to find a new evil boss for his brethren to follow. Their search leads them to Scarlet Overkill, the world's first-ever super-villainess.

Cast: Sandra Bullock, Jon Hamm, Michael Keaton, Allison Janney, Steve Coogan, Jennifer Saunders, Geoffrey Rush, Pierre Coffin

Director: Pierre Coffin , Kyle Balda

Genres: Comedy , Children , Adventure , Animated

Production Co: Illumination Entertainment

Distributors: Universal Pictures

Keywords: Amusing , Quest , Cheeky , 1960s , Car , 2010s , Office ,

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Steven ReaPhiladelphia Inquirer

    All nutty, all nonsensical, all aboard. show more

  • 80
    Fionnuala HalliganScreen International

    A surprisingly demented delight; a crazy, spirited, if simplistic fusion of off-beat adult humour blended with the sensibility of an anarchic toddler. show more

  • 50
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    What Minions does have is abundant if relentless cuteness, which audiences are sure to accept in lieu of content; people love these little guys. show more

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Awards

Nominated Animated Film
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2016)