Despicable Me

  • 8/10
  • 1h 35m
  • 2010

"Despicable Me" is a 2010 animated comedy film produced by Illumination Entertainment and distributed by Universal Pictures. Directed by Pierre Coffin and Chris Renaud, the film is the first installment in the "Despicable Me" franchise and is known for its humor, heartwarming moments, and memorable characters. The film follows the story of Gru, a supervillain voiced by Steve Carell, who plans to steal the moon with the help of his army of small, yellow, and mischievous minions. However, his plans are disrupted when he adopts three orphaned girls, Margo, Edith, and Agnes, as part of his scheme to get closer to his rival, Vector (voiced by Jason Segel), who has stolen a shrink ray that Gru needs for his moon-stealing plan. As Gru spends time with the girls, he undergoes a transformation from a villainous figure to a caring father figure. "Despicable Me" explores themes of family, love, and redemption, and it balances humor with heartwarming moments as Gru and the girls form a unique and endearing bond. The film was a commercial success and was praised for its animation, voice acting, and its ability to appeal to both children and adults. It also introduced the popular and iconic Minions, who later became central characters in the franchise and had their own spin-off films. "Despicable Me" spawned several sequels, spin-offs, and merchandise, making it a significant and beloved part of contemporary animated cinema.

  • Steve Carell
  • Jason Segel
  • Russell Brand
  • Adventure




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    · 04 Oct 2023