Despicable Me

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Released 2010

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Director:
Chris Renaud
Released:
2010
Rating:
PG
In a happy suburban neighborhood surrounded by white picket fences with flowering rose bushes, sits a black house with a dead lawn. Unbeknownst to the neighbors, hidden beneath this home is a vast secret hideout. Surrounded by a small army of minions, we discover Gru, planning the biggest heist in the history of the world. He is going to steal the moon (Yes, the moon!). Gru delights in all things wicked. Armed with his arsenal of shrink rays, freeze rays, and battle-ready vehicles for land and air, he vanquishes all who stand in his way. Until the day he encounters the immense will of three little orphaned girls who look at him and see something that no one else has ever seen: a potential Dad. The world's greatest villain has just met his greatest challenge: three little girls named Margo, Edith and Agnes.

Metacritic Score

  • 80

    Variety

    There's nothing like a little world domination to melt the most dastardly evildoer's heart. Since villains so often steal the show in animation, Despicable Me smartly turns the who...

  • 50

    The New York Times A.O. Scott

    Despicable Me cannot be faulted for lack of trying. If anything, it tries much too hard, stuffing great gobs of second-rate action, secondhand humor and warmed-over sentiment into ...

  • 50

    Los Angeles Times Kenneth Turan

    The film throws so much ersatz cleverness and overdone emotion at the audience that we end up more worn out than entertained.

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futuristic technology, for the child in you, childlike sense of wonder, good vs. evil, Family Dramas