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Minions, are the creatures from the Despicable Me franchise who assist Dr. Nefario and Gru in their work. They are impulsive creatures with little self-control, but with a wide-eyed wonder and odd innocence that endears them to viewers and makes them relatable.

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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 Gru Make more minions?

This question answers the question of where the minions came from. However, it contradicts what is said the the short "Orientation Day" We're more than co workers we're family, after all we are ...
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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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How long do the Minions live?

At the very beginning of the Minions movie, we are introduced to Norbert, coming out of the water wearing nothing, realizing his nudity, and covering himself... inappropriately. The voiceover states ...
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What language(s) do the Minions speak?

In the Minions movie, the Minions seem to speak bits and pieces of at least English and Italian (I think). For example, when counting, they count, 'uno, duo, tree'. When they wanted to know what was ...
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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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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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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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