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Minions Get An Honest Trailer… Maybe Too Honest The folks over at Screen Junkies have put together an Honest Trailer for Minions… and I get the feeling that they didn’t like it much. Or at all. I will admit that the marketing campaign for the film was a bit over-the-top… and they did kill a lot of people for a kids movie. Click here to view the embedded video. Minions Get An Honest Trailer… Maybe Too Honest

Having now seen the movie Minions twice, along with seeing both of the Despicable Me films, I can say with confidence that I have a pretty firm grasp on the concept of Minions. They are small, yellow and charming. They have been around since the dawn of time, ever-searching for an evil master whom they can serve. They like bananas, they love to party and they each have unique personalities. That’s what I know about the Minions. While this might seem like plenty of information about these little dudes, there’s one thing that escapes me: how in the hell are they so indestructible?

Inside Out Beats Furious 7 at the Box Office Inside Out has now grossed $351.5 million at the domestic box office, replacing Furious 7 as the third highest domestic grossing film of 2015. According to Box Office Mojo, Furious 7 grossed $351 million domestically. Inside Out is still behind the top two earners though, with Avengers: Age of Ultron making $458.4 million at the domestic box office, and Jurassic World grossing $648.9 million. Pixar's fifteenth feature stars the likes of Amy Poehler, Lewis Black, and Bill Hader, and follows the story of a young girl named Riley and her conflicting emotions after her big move to San Francisco. C

Weekend Box Office Wrap-up: August 2, 2015 Audiences chose to accept their latest mission at the box office this weekend, turning down a chance for a nice vacation in the process. Coming in first this week is Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation (read our review), which made $56 million in its first three days. That barely misses the franchise record for largest opening, which is still held by 2000’s Mission: Impossible 2 at $57.8 million.

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Minions Rule The US Box Office The Gallows arrives in fifthUniversal’s very good year continues apace.

‘Minions’ Scores Big at Box Office With $115.2 Million Debut The “Minions” goofed their way to $39 million on Saturday night, pushing the animated comedy to a $115.2 million box-office debut. The little yellow helpers are another huge opening for Universal this year, after the studio’s “Jurassic World,” “Furious 7” and “Pitch Perfect 2” each surpassed the $100 million mark.

‘Minions’ Happy Meal Toys Don’t Swear, McDonald’s Insists (Video) The lovable yellow stars of “Minions” are many things, but foul-mouthed they are not. At least that is the official word from fast food chain McDonald’s, which has fielded complaints from a number of parents saying that toys for the family film included in Happy Meals swear. People have posted a number of videos to social media (see example below) in which they activate the toy’s speakerbox and it sounds like it is using some very un-family friendly phrases. Also Read: 'Jurassic World,' 'Minions' Fan-Made Videos Outperform Official Trailers on YouTube (Chart) In particu

International Box Office: Terminator Genisys Takes $73.3 Million Terminator: Genisys saved face a bit internationally after an underwhelming debut in the US, but it’s still nowhere near where it should be at this point. Meanwhile Jurassic World passed $1.4 billion. Terminator: Genisys took $73.3 million from 46 markets, enough to finish on top. Currently the reboot sits at $140.5 million on a reported […] Read International Box Office: Terminator Genisys Takes $73.3 Million on Filmonic.

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Minions

Spinoff featuring the yellow henchmen's of "Despicable Me."
July 10, 2015
Pre-Production
Animation, Comedy