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Despicable Me

Gru (voice of Steve Carell) is a super-villain who finds his despicable ways being challenged by three young orphans (voices of Margo Cosgrove, Dana Gaier and Elsie Fisher) that he adopts in order to carry out an evil plot. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B
Violence: C+
Sexual Content: B+
Language: B+
Drugs/Alcohol: A
Run Time: 95
Theater Release: 08 Jul 2010
Video Release: 14 Dec 2010
MPAA Rating: PG
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Despicable Me is rated PG: for rude humor and mild action.

Director: Pierre Coffin, Chris Renaud
Cast: Steve Carell, Jason Segel, Margo Cosgrove, Dana Gaier, Elsie Fisher
Studio: 2010 Universal Pictures
Website: Official site for Despicable Me.

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During its history, Hollywood has brought hosts of nefarious villains to the screen—Darth Vader, Cruella De Vil, Captain Hook, the White Witch, Count Olaf and 
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Why Is Despicable Me Rated PG?

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