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Despicable Me 2 (2013)

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When Gru, the world's most super-bad turned super-dad has been recruited by a team of officials to stop lethal muscle and a host of Gru's own, He has to fight back with new gadgetry, cars, and more minion madness.
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Cast

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Gru (voice)
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Lucy (voice)
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Eduardo / El Macho (voice)
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Margo (voice)
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Dr. Nefario (voice)
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Floyd (voice)
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Silas (voice)
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Agnes (voice)
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Edith (voice)
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Antonio (voice)
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Jillian (voice)
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Shannon (voice)
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Arctic Lab Guards (voice)
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Storyline

While Gru, the ex-supervillain is adjusting to family life and an attempted honest living in the jam business, a secret Arctic laboratory is stolen. The Anti-Villain League decides it needs an insider's help and recruits Gru in the investigation. Together with the eccentric AVL agent, Lucy Wilde, Gru concludes that his prime suspect is the presumed dead supervillain, El Macho, whose his teenage son is also making the moves on his eldest daughter, Margo. Seemingly blinded by his overprotectiveness of his children and his growing mutual attraction to Lucy, Gru seems on the wrong track even as his minions are being quietly kidnapped en masse for some malevolent purpose. Written by Kenneth Chisholm (kchishol@rogers.com)

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When the world needed a hero, they called a villain. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for rude humor and mild action | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

3 July 2013 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Mi villano favorito 2  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$76,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$83,517,315, 7 July 2013, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$368,061,265

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$970,761,885
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

At Dr. Nefario's work station, a pinned up photo of him on a beach can be seen, which was also Gru's background for him on his cell phone in the first Despicable Me (2010). See more »

Goofs

When Gru is trying to enter El Macho's secret lair, a blob of guacamole falls on one of the tiles, causing an ax to fall. The guacamole disappears for the remainder of the scene. See more »

Quotes

Agnes: [after rehearing for the Mother's Day play] I don't think I should do this.
Gru: Well, what do you mean? Why not?
Agnes: I don't even have a mom.
Gru: Well, you don't need one to do the show. I mean, you did the Veteran's Day pageant and you haven't been in combat.
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Crazy Credits

Throughout the first half of the end credits, three minions hold auditions for Minions (2015). See more »

Connections

Spoofed in Game of Minions (2017) See more »

Soundtracks

I Swear
Written by Gary Baker and Frank J. Myers (as Frank Myers)
Performed by Pierre Coffin
Produced by Ali Dee
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Much better than Monster's University!
19 October 2013 | by See all my reviews

What a delight.After being put off by the terrible terrible MU,i was double happy to see this.It definitely lived up to the original.I really loved it.When i read the plot for the first time,i thought they were going to side the three girls.But they did not.The jokes were laugh out loud,both for kids and adults.The animation has to be the most beautiful thing of this movie.The colors,environment,everything was just too cheerful.I don't care if they make a 100 movies,but if everyone is as beautiful as this,i won't mind watching every single of it.I'm so happy that i grossed 850+M.I really don't get all the hate so much.I want this to win Oscar,not MU.I can't say anything because Pixar always does magic,but this time,DM2 stole that magic!


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