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.
Nod to the Johnny B. Goode scene from Back to the Future (1985). At the end of Ash's (Scarlett Johansson's) performance, she opens her closed eyes to see a completely quiet crowd. She is in the same pose as Marty McFly (Michael J. Fox).
You wash, I'll dry.
When Meena is holding the fire extinguisher after putting out the fire the pull pin is shown in the fire extinguisher. Scene changes and comes back to show the pin gone from the trigger.
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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