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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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Does the gibberish language Minions speak receive translations for international releases?

The minions from the Despicable Me franchise speak a lot of indecipherable gibberish with just enough real words included to get an idea of what the minions' thoughts are. The mess of words they speak ...
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Do Agnes, Margo and Edith from Despicable Me have the same parents?

All three girls have the same stepparents Gru and Lucy, but are they true sisters? I mean, do they have the same biological mother and/or father?
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Why do Minions need to wear glasses?

In the Despicable Me series and the Minions movie, all the Minions are wearing two-eye covering and one-eye covering glasses, depending on the set of eyes they have. See below image. Why do they need ...
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Why do some Minions have one eye, and some have two?

Is there logic or a pattern to the number of eyes that each Minion has? Is it based on age? Gender? Social status? Something else?
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What is significant about Mel?

In the movie Despicable Me 3, when Gru refuses to go back to villainy again, his minions become angry with him. One minion named Mel, who was shown as a leader of the minions, started a heated ...
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Why do Minions want to serve vicious villains?

From wiki about 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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What is the nationality of Felonious Gru?

I wonder what is the nationality of Felonious Gru from the movie Despicable Me. I have seen the movie both in English and Spanish, and both voice characterizations makes me think that he is East ...
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Why are all the normal Minions yellow in color?

Till now we have seen that the Minions in the Despicable Me series and in Minions are yellow in color when normal. In Despicable Me 2 they turn into Purple-furred monsters when mutated with the highly ...
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Why was there no female minion?

In the 3 minion movies i.e. Despicable Me 1, Despicable Me 2 and Minions, all the minions were male characters (including maid Phil :P). Why was not a single female minion character present?
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What species are the Minions?

In Despicable Me, Gru has an army of minions who do everything from looking after the girls to assist him in his attempts to become a super villain. But what are they? Are they aliens? Are they ...
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What language do the minions speak?

In Despicable Me, what language(s) do the minions speak? There is a bit of English, but it seems like a combination of French with English?
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