In this sequel, Gru's (voice of Steve Carell) efforts to give up his former despicable life and stick to his new parental duties are challenged when he is recruited by the Anti-Villain League to help them capture a super criminal.
Why Is Despicable Me 2 Rated PG?
Despicable Me 2 is rated PG for rude humor and mild action.
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Violence: Children at a birthday play with dangerous items. A man sends his dog to pee on the neighbor’s plants. Characters exchange firepower and a man is shot with an electric shock gun. A driver hits a character (and an animal) with her car and later swerves wildly through a crowd. A man is kidnapped. Guns, knives and other weapons are used. A character is kicked in the crotch. Characters are injected with a serum that turns them into monsters. A character appears to be impaled with long needles. A man is hit in the head with a bat. Other characters are shot with a freeze gun that covers them in ice. One character is shot in the buttocks with a tranquilizer dart. A man threatens to launch a woman strapped onto a rocket into a live volcano.
Sexual Content: A man is seen sitting on a toilet. A minion is shown in his underwear. Later we see one minion’s bare buttocks when he strips to go swimming. Brief hugging and kissing are shown. Several rude jokes involving bodily functions are used in the script. A man makes a suggestive movie in a nonsexual situation. A man is shown in a tiny swimsuit.
Language: The script includes some brief rude comments and bathroom jokes.
Alcohol / Drug Use: Characters drink in social settings including a nightclub-looking facility.
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This movie was preceded by Despicable Me. Another villain is forced to reinvent himself in Megamind. Other characters are changed when they unexpectedly become responsible for children in Fly Away Home, Saving Sarah Cain and Raising Helen.
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Canadian Home Video Rating: G
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Home Video Notes: Despicable Me 2
Release Date: 10 December 2013
Despicable Me 2 releases to home video (Blu-ray/DVD/Ultraviolet Digital Copy or Blu-ray 3D/Blu-ray/DVD/Ultraviolet Digital Copy) with the following extras:
- Deleted Scenes
- Three all-new mini-movies featuring the mischievous but lovable Minions
- A closer Look at the Evil Minions