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Minions is a computer-animated film directed by Pierre Coffin and Kyle Balda and released in 2015. It is a spin-off of the Despicable Me films.

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Why wasn't the Bank of Evil called Lehman Brothers?

In Despicable Me (2010), the Bank of Evil has a sub-title: "Formerly Lehman Brothers". A subtle and clever joke, this reference seems to be missing from the Minions universe in Minions: The ...
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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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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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Was Ms. Overkill planning to trap minions in the first place?

She stated that she can't think goodly about minions after they became the king after trapping them, but if they gave her the crown in the first place, would she still trap them?
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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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