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Despicable Me is a movie franchise about an evil genius (Gru) who adopts three girls in order to infiltrate a rival's base.

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Is Clive the robot a reference to Clive Davis?

In Despicable Me 3, the villain Balthazar Bratt, has robot sidekick named Clive. Clive is a fairly uncommon name, and Bratt (along with the theme of the movie) has an obsession with 80's pop culture ...
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Why do the Minions remain loyal to Gru after he is no longer a villain?

From the description of Minions: Minions are small, yellow creatures who have existed since the beginning of time, evolving from single-celled organisms into beings who exist only to serve history's ...
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Did the AVL attempt to intervene in Gru's attempt to steal the moon?

In Despicable Me 2, Silas Ramsbottom, director the of Anti-Villain League states their mission: SILAS: An ultra-secret organization dedicated to fighting crime on a global scale. Rob a bank? We're ...
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Is there any information on what happened to Vector?

In Despicable Me, after being defeated, Vector is shown standing on the moon wearing a space helmet of some sort. Is he, after that scene, dead, elaborately explained into surviving, or just never ...
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Who is this old man in Despicable Me?

He's first shown getting out of the bus at the pyramid and he is part of the crowd when Justin is flying through the air. He's wearing sunglasses and a military veteran looking hat. Then later in the ...
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60s comic character who resembled Gru

In a UK comic back in the sixties, there was some villain who looked like Gru (from Despicable Me), but he did a big grin sometimes, and then bats flew out his mouth.
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Can minions actually die?

They seem to be able to live forever or at least an incredibly long time. They befriend the biggest threats towards their life, they can also survive in space. Can a minion die? Under what ...
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What, aside from binocular vision, eye count, and goggle style, is the difference between 1 eyed and 2 eyed minions?

First seen in Despicable Me, what, aside from binocular vision, eye count, and goggle style, are the differences between 1 eyed and 2 eyed minions? Image courtesy of
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What was Scarlet's original plan for the Minions?

In the Minions movie, after Bob becomes the King of England, we see that Scarlet Overkill turns against the Minions. Did Scarlet originally plan to turn against them after using them to get the ...
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Were Agnes, Edith and Margo legally sisters prior to their adoption?

In the film Despicable Me, we meet Gru's future adopted daughters at an orphanage run by the even more despicable Miss Hattie. I've seen numerous references on the internet to the three girls being ...
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Are there any female minions?

I'm unsure whether this will be addressed in the upcoming Minions movie, but just wondering whether all minions are male or even gender neutral?
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Is Dr. Nefario supposed to be Gru's father?

I've seen this theory floating around and they usually cite: Both having very similar noses Dr. Nefario dancing with Marlena (Gru's mom). However, is there any actual canon material (such as ...
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Where were the rockets of "El Macho" headed?

In Despicable Me 2, there were 6 rockets filled with evil minions in El Macho's headquarters and they were headed to different cities. I could read only one of them and it was Paris. Do you know the ...
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Why do the minions always wear goggles?

In all the Despicable Me movies, I never found a single instance of a Minion without a goggle. Why do they always wear goggles? Are the goggles merged into their skin?
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What kind of animal is Gru's pet Kyle?

In the movies Despicable Me 1 and 2, Gru has a pet with sharp teeth and small body. His pee makes the shrub dead! The creature looks like a skunk to me but when Lucy scans him, its species is "...
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Where did the Minions come from?

I have recently watched the movie Despicable Me. Are Minions personally created by Dr. Gru?
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