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Minions: The Rise of Gru

Release Date: July 2, 2021
Distributor: Universal Pictures
Director: Kyle Balda
Co-Directors: Brad Ableson, Jonathan del Val
Producers: Chris Meledandri, Janet Healy, Chris Renaud
Starring: Steve Carell
Genre: Adventure, Animation, Comedy
MPA Rating: N/A
Official Site: Minionsmovie.com

Plot Summary: This summer, from the biggest animated franchise in history and global cultural phenomenon, comes the untold story of one 12-year-old’s dream to become the world’s greatest supervillain, in “Minions: The Rise of Gru.”


Teeming with Illumination’s signature subversive humor, pop-culture sophistication, full-hearted emotion, bold music sensibility, and over-the-top action, “Minions: The Rise of Gru” is steered by the franchise’s original creators. The film is produced by visionary Illumination founder and CEO Chris Meledandri and his longtime collaborators Janet Healy and Chris Renaud and is directed by returning franchise filmmaker Kyle Balda (“Despicable Me 3,” “Minions”). The co-directors are Brad Ableson (“The Simpsons”) and Jonathan del Val (“The Secret Life of Pets” films).

Minions: The Rise of Gru TV Spot with New Footage

Even though the movie is not scheduled to open in theaters until Friday, July 2, 2021, Universal Pictures has brought online a new preview for Minions: The Rise of Gru. The preview first aired during a special screening of Minions (check price at Amazon) on NBC Saturday night. Minions: The Rise of Gru was previously scheduled …

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Minions: The Rise of Gru and Sing 2 Release Dates, Wicked Pushed Back

Universal Pictures has set new release dates for Illumination’s Minions: The Rise of Gru and Sing 2, while Wicked fans will have to wait even longer for the movie adaptation. Minions: The Rise of Gru, which was previously scheduled to be released on July 3, 2020, will now come to theaters on Friday, July 2, 2021. The studio had recently …

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Minions: The Rise of Gru Pushed Back Due to Illumination Closing

Universal Pictures is pushing back the release date for Illumination’s Minions: The Rise of Gru, which was previously set for a Friday, July 3, 2020 debut. A new release date will be announced at a later time. Chris Meledandri, Founder and CEO of Illumination, said: “In response to the severity of the situation in France, …

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The Minions Are Back in The Rise of Gru Trailer

Following the Super Bowl spot, Universal Pictures has now also released the first Minions: The Rise of Gru trailer, which you can watch using the player below. The second Minions film opens in theaters on July 3, 2020. This summer, from the biggest animated franchise in history and global cultural phenomenon, comes the untold story of one 12-year-old’s …

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Get Ready with the Minions: The Rise of Gru Super Bowl Spot

Universal Pictures has brought online the Minions: The Rise of Gru Super Bowl spot, giving you a first look at the July 3, 2020 release. You can watch The Rise of Gru Super Bowl spot below and you’ll find the first poster underneath! This summer, from the biggest animated franchise in history and global cultural phenomenon, comes …

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Minions: The Rise of Gru is the Title of the 2020 Sequel

Universal Pictures has announced that the Minions sequel will be titled Minions: The Rise of Gru. The film will be released on its previously-announced date of Friday, July 3, 2020. The first film, which is a spin-off prequel to the Despicable Me franchise, earned an impressive $1.159 billion at the worldwide box office in 2015. It is still …

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