Minions is often a 2015 American 3D computer-animated comedy film, becoming a spin-off/prequel on the Despicable Me franchise. Made by Illumination Entertainment for Universal Pictures, it had been directed by Pierre Coffin and Kyle Balda, compiled by Brian Lynch, and created by Chris Meledandri and Janet Healy. The video stars Coffin (as the Minions, including: Kevin, Stuart and Bob), Sandra Bullock, Jon Hamm, Michael Keaton, Allison Janney, Steve Coogan, Jennifer Saunders and it is narrated by Geoffrey Rush. It was first foreshadowed in the end credits of Despicable Me 2, where Kevin, Stuart, and Bob, three in the Minions, are located auditioning to the film.
Minions had its premiere on June 11, 2015, in Leicester Square, London, and went into general release in the us on July 10, 2015. Critical response was mixed-to-positive: some critics praised the comedic facets of the video as well as the performances of Bullock and Hamm, and some felt how the title characters were unable carry the show on their own, knowning that the villains were flatly characterized. The film has grossed over $1.1 billion worldwide (outgrossing every one of the Despicable Me films), so that it is the 11th highest-grossing film of them all, the second highest-grossing animated film, and also the highest-grossing non-Disney animated film.