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Despicable Me 2

  • Comedy
  • Family
  • 2013
  • Pierre Coffin
  • 93 mins
  • U

Summary

Animated comedy sequel featuring the voices of Steve Carell and Kristen Wiig. The Anti-Villain League recruits former supervillain Gru to lead an investigation and find the person responsible for stealing a secret Arctic laboratory.

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Review

A star rating of 4 out of 5.

This animated sequel finds the no-longer-despicable former super-criminal Gru (voiced by Steve Carell) wallowing in domestic bliss with the trio of orphan girls he adopted in the first movie - until he's faced with a new evil threat. Drafted by the Anti-Villain League (whose stuffy boss is voiced by Steve Coogan), Gru has to call upon his cunning of old to scupper the plans of a mysterious, shady figure intent on world domination. Aware of how important Gru's little yellow helpers, the Minions, were to the original film, directors Pierre Coffin and Chris Renaud place them centre stage, at one point turning them against their beloved master. It's a nifty twist that brings added jeopardy to an already exciting plot, while the retro-futuristic designs and inventive gadgets add further texture to a spectacular romp brimming with laughs.

Credits

Cast

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GruSteve Carell
Lucy WildeKristen Wiig
EduardoBenjamin Bratt
MargoMiranda Cosgrove
Dr NefarioRussell Brand
Silas RamsbottomSteve Coogan
AgnesElsie Fisher
EdithDana Gaier
AntonioMoises Arias
JillianNasim Pedrad

Crew

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DirectorPierre Coffin
DirectorChris Renaud

Details

Theatrical distributor
Universal
Released on
2013-06-28
Languages
English | Ukrainian
Available on
DVD and Blu-ray
Formats
Colour
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