Despicable Me 2
Despicable Me 2 (2013)

Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment's worldwide blockbuster Despicable Me entertained audiences around the globe in 2010, grossing more than $540 million and becoming the 10th-biggest animated motion picture in U.S.… More

Rated: PG
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Release Date: December 10, 2013
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85%



Critic Score: 74% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Despicable Me 2 offers plenty of eye-popping visual inventiveness and a number of big laughs.

Bruce Diones
New Yorker

This is one of those rarities, an animated sequel that improves on the original.

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Mary F. Pols
TIME Magazine

As a sequel [it] stands level with the first film (also directed by Pierre Coffin and Chris Renaud), and may have the edge on it.

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Scott Mendelson
Forbes

The first act of Despicable Me 2 is so winning and engaging that it's almost a tragedy how the rest of the film falls into bargain basement formula.

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Peter Travers
Rolling Stone

Co-directors Chris Renaud and Pierre Coffin, who do Minion voices expertly, never let up on the laughs. A fart joke in 3-D may not be three times as wacky, but the high spirits of Despicable Me 2 are irresistible fun.

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Bruce Ingram
Chicago Sun-Times

[A] remarkably tepid sequel to the surprise 2010 hit ...

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...a passable followup that's sure to amuse and entertain fans of the original.

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Nancy Churnin
Dallas Morning News

How do you tell a story about a bad guy who is no longer a bad guy? Despicable Me 2 embraces the dilemma and adds new ones.

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Tirdad Derakhshani
Philadelphia Inquirer

If you're looking for quality prepackaged, predigested Hollywood family fun this summer, you could do a lot worse than Despicable Me 2.

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Jonathan Kiefer
SF Weekly

Carrell's almost better this way, with his mugging fully abstracted by animation, whereas we start to miss Wiig's actual face.

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Flixster Audience Score: 85% Flixster User Reviews
Alex roy
Slight step down from the original, Despicable Me 2 is nonetheless a fun, entertaining follow up to the original that works well because there are enough… More
Carlos Magalhães
No surprise to see that this sequel is just as unbearable as the crappy first movie, obviously made by retards for retards who can find any of these ridiculous… More
Daniel Mumby
When it comes to sequels, there are a small number which are widely considered to be better than the originals: The Empire Strikes Back is better than Star… More
Tony Gandía
"Despicable Me 2" is a smartly realized sequel that equals Part 1's excellence without merely copying it. "DM2" moves the plot along… More
Edward Boxler
It's just a really fun movie. Gru is a great hero, his girls are adorable and the Minions completely steal the show. You may not care much for the story… More
JY Skacto
Apparently it takes 2 directors to helm <i>Despicable Me 2</i>, but if that's what it takes, then that's what it… More

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