Despicable Me 2

 

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In case you haven’t noticed, everyone has gotten a little Minion crazy. In fact, they were running all over the place on Halloween! I’m not surprised though, they are cute and funny – and it’s all because of the movie Despicable Me 2 was such a giant hit!

We didn’t see Despicable Me 2 in theatres, yet when a Blu-ray Combo Pack arrived on our doorstep for review before it’s Dec 10th release. As expected, the minion craze increased in our house. The girls were thrilled, being huge fans of the first movie. So, we settled in on a cold Fall night to watch. 

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Gru, his adorable girls, and the mischievous Minions are back with a cast of unforgettable new characters in the blockbuster sequel to the worldwide phenomenon.  Just as Gru has given up being super-bad to be a super-dad, the Anti-Villain League recruits him to track down a new criminal mastermind and save the world.   Partnered with secret agent Lucy Wilde, Gru, along with the wildly unpredictable Minions, must figure out how to keep his cover while also keeping up with his duties as a father.

I kept hearing that people liked Despicable Me 2 more than the first film, and I have to agree on that one. While we’ll always like the first being the great introduction, the second does a fabulous job at continuing the story. It’s a must-see for sure! As a Mom I adore how Gru would do anything for his girls, like dress up like a fairy {we’ve all done that, right?!}.

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The girls loved the purple minions and the new character, Lucy. We all laughed many times during the film, and have watched it a couple times since it arrived. Think ‘Christmas Gift’ with this one, folks!

Bonus Features : Blu-ray Combo Pack & Blu-ray 3D Combo Pack
 

  • Three All-New Mini-Movies Starring the Minions—Introduced by Gru
  • The Making of the Mini-Movies—A fun-filled take on the making of the mini-movies through the eyes of the artists who made them.
  • Deleted Scene
  • The Minions—A visit to Illumination Entertainment in Paris and Los Angeles to hear what it’s really like to work with the Minions.
  • Evil Minions—Bigger, badder and more purple than ever, the newest and fiercest addition to the Minion species can chew through metal and swallow a car. Find out more about the process that led to their creation and design.
  • A Gru-Some Transformation—A sit-down with Steve Carell as he discusses the transformation of Gru from the ultimate super-villain to super-dad and international spy.
  • El Hombre Malo: The Villainy Of El Macho—Every great story needs a good villain, andDespicable Me 2 brings on the diabolico in the form of El Macho! Learn about the creation of this character and the actor who brought him to life—Benjamin Bratt.

 

Have you seen Despicable Me 2? 

 

Disclosure: I was provided with product to facilitate this review post, opinions are my own.

 

 

 

Comments

  1. Erika B says:

    I just watched it with my kids and fiance at a Family Day celebration here in town last weekend. Its a great movie!

  2. Chandra Christine O'Connor says:

    such a good movie my daughter and I went. we laughed so much really really good

  3. Janice F says:

    We watched this movie in the theater and loved it. Good laughs for any age!

  4. Judy C (Judy Cowan) says:

    I haven’t seen it yet but I am sure I will as soon as my nephew gets it. It looks like a cute movie!

  5. Chelsea says:

    My son is a huge minion fan, he runs around the house talking like a minion… I have no idea what he’s saying.

  6. Ashley Freckelton says:

    I love those minions! my boyfriends little nephew and son love watching this movie!!!

  7. Elizabeth Matthiesen says:

    No, I’ve not seen Despicable Me 2. It was offered at Thanksgiving but I declined, it’s not really my sort of film at all.

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