Minions: The Rise of Gru

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Movie Info & Cast


The untold story of one twelve-year-old's dream to become the world's greatest supervillain.


  • Steve Carell
  • Taraji P. Henson
  • Michelle Yeoh
  • RZA
  • Jean-Claude Van Damme
  • Lucy Lawless
  • Dolph Lundgren
  • Danny Trejo
  • Russell Brand
  • Julie Andrews

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Jun 24, 2022

The animation is technically wondrous – the colour and detail amazes, while the Minions themselves have never looked more bouncily robust – but it’s always in service of the overriding slapstick agenda. Even the flat, side-on compositions – less than ideal for showing off graphical prowess – feel like knowing evocations of the deadpan staging of vintage cartoons.

Metacritic review by Robbie Collin
Robbie Collin
The Telegraph
Jun 14, 2022

Minions: The Rise of Gru will not usher in a new era of animation, nor change the way we treat prequels. What it will do is entertain kids with more Minions shenanigans, a fair number of fart jokes, and references to other characters in the franchise.

Rafael Motamayor
Jun 13, 2022

Six months into 2022, it’s the funniest film Hollywood has produced thus far. Audiences know what to expect, and Illumination delivers, offering another feel-good dose of bad behavior.

Metacritic review by Peter Debruge
Peter Debruge