Despicable Me rating info

Despicable Me

Overall B

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.

Violence C+
Sexual Content B+
Profanity B+
Substance Use A

Why is Despicable Me rated PG? The MPAA rated Despicable Me PG for rude humor and mild action.

Run Time: 95 minutes

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Despicable Me
Rating & Content Info

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Why is Despicable Me rated PG? Despicable Me is rated PG by the MPAA for rude humor and mild action.

Violence: It appears a child has been punctured when red fluid oozes out of a nail-embedded box she is caught in. Characters are shot, burned, hit by cars, electrocuted, cut off in traffic, bit by a dog and whacked with a hammer. A child hits a parent. People are shot with a freeze gun that encases them in ice. Children are put into a "box of shame" for punishment and verbally chastised. Characters steal items. A character is shot from a cannon. A man is punched, hit in the groin, smashed against the wall, chased by a shark and threatened with guns while trying to break into a home. A child holds her breath until she passes out. A child’s balloon is popped. A bird is shot.

Language: The script includes rude words for flatulence.

Sexual Content: A character makes photocopies of his bare posterior. Naked statues and a naked man howling at the moon are seen along with a picture of a baby’s bare buttocks (no detailed frontal anatomy is seen.) Dancing robots have prominent female features. References are made to crude bodily functions. Some scenes of embracing and kissing are shown.

Alcohol / Drug Use: None noted.

Other: A character invents a "fart" gun.

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Despicable Me
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia G
Alberta G
Manitoba PG Not Recommended for Young Children.Frightening Scenes.
Ontario PG Some Scary Scenes, Cartoon/Animation Action.
Quebec G
Martimes G
Canadian Home Video G

News About "Despicable Me"

Cast and Crew

Despicable Me is directed by Pierre Coffin, Chris Renaud and stars Steve Carell, Jason Segel, Margo Cosgrove, Dana Gaier, Elsie Fisher.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Despicable Me movie is December 14, 2010. Here are some details…

Despicable Me releases on DVD and Blu-ray on December 14, 2010 in the following packages:

Despicable Me: DVD Single-Disc Edition

- Despicable Me on DVD

- The World of Despicable Me

- Despicable Beats

- Gru’s Rocket Builder

- A Global Effort

- Despicable Me Game Previews

- Commentary with Directors Chris Renaud & Pierre Coffin Featuring the Minions

Despicable Me: Minion Madness—DVD Double Pack + Digital Copy

Disc 1:

- Despicable Me on DVD

- The World of Despicable Me

- Despicable Beats

- Gru’s Rocket Builder

- A Global Effort

- Despicable Me Game Previews

- Commentary with Directors Chris Renaud & Pierre Coffin Featuring the Minions

Disc 2:

- The Voices of Despicable Me

- Super Silly Fun Land

- Digital Copy of Despicable Me

Despicable Me: Three-Disc Blu-ray/DVD Combo + Digital Copy

Disc 1: Blu-ray

- Despicable Me in Blu-ray

- 3 Mini-Movies Featuring the Minions

- The World of Despicable Me

- Despicable Beats

- Gru’s Rocket Builder

- A Global Effort

- Despicable Me Game Previews

- Commentary with Directors Chris Renaud & Pierre Coffin Featuring the Minions

- The Voices of Despicable Me

- Super Silly Fun Land

- Blu-ray Exclusive Features:

- Gru-Control - see the making of the film with behind-the-scenes footage and cast interviews with a PIP window

- Miss Hattie’s Top Secret Cookie Recipe

- pocket BLU - featuring the ‘Minion Me’ and ‘Minion Dominion’ apps for iPhone & iPad

- uHear subtitles

Disc 2: (DVD)

- Despicable Me on DVD

Disc 3: (DVD)

- Digital Copy of Despicable Me

Despicable Me: Four-Disc Combo: Blu-ray 3D / Blu-ray / DVD / Digital Copy

Disc 1: Blu-ray

- Both 3D and 2D versions of Despicable Me in Blu-ray

- Commentary with Director’s Chris Renaud & Pierre Coffin Featuring the Minions

Disc 2: Blu-ray

- 3 Mini Movies Featuring the Minions

- The World of Despicable Me

- Despicable Beats

- Gru’s Rocket Builder

- A Global Effort

- Despicable Me Game Previews

- Commentary with Directors Chris Renaud & Pierre Coffin Featuring the Minions

- The Voices of Despicable Me

- Super Silly Fun Land

- Blu-ray Exclusive Features:

- Gru-Control - see the making of the film with behind-the-scenes footage and cast interviews with a PIP window

- Miss Hattie’s Top Secret Cookie Recipe

- pocket BLU - featuring the ‘Minion Me’ and ‘Minion Dominion’ apps for iPhone & iPad

- uHear subtitles

Disc 3: DVD

- Despicable Me on DVD

Disc 4:

- Digital Copy of Despicable Me

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