PG | | Animation, Comedy, Family
In a city of humanoid animals, a hustling theater impresario's attempt to save his theater with a singing competition becomes grander than he anticipates even as its finalists' find that their lives will never be the same.
At 110 minutes long, this is Illumination Entertainment's longest film.
When you've reached rock bottom, there's only one way to go, and that's up!
During his final song number, Mike is pulled up by the draft from the helicopters and struggles to hold on to the mic and its cable. Moments later, when the helicopter leaves the scene, he plummets and swings himself to safety on the microphone, which now seems to be attached to a hanging cable anchored somewhere quite high in the air (which additionally contradicts the appearance of the mic when Mike first comes out, where the cable rests on the feet of the microphone stand).
In the Illumination Entertainment logo, 4 Minions - Kevin, Mel, Stuart, and Bob - are singing the word "Illumination". The last one, Bob, sings the 'tion' part so long and loud, the 'MIN' and 'ION' parts short out. After realizing what he has done, he says "Oops"
English, Japanese, Ukrainian
$35,258,145 (USA) (25 December 2016)
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