Despicable Me 2 parents guide

Despicable Me 2

Overall B+

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.

Release date July 3, 2013

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

Why is Despicable Me 2 rated PG? The MPAA rated Despicable Me 2 PG for rude humor and mild action.

Run Time: 99 minutes

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Rating & Content Info

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Why is Despicable Me 2 rated PG? Despicable Me 2 is rated PG by the MPAA for rude humor and mild action.

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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Despicable Me 2
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia G
Alberta G
Manitoba G
Ontario G Cartoon / Animation Violence.
Quebec G
Martimes G
Canadian Home Video G

News About "Despicable Me 2"

Cast and Crew

Despicable Me 2 is directed by Pierre Coffin, Chris Renaud and stars Steve Carell, Al Pacino, Kristen Wiig, Miranda Cosgrove.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Despicable Me 2 movie is December 10, 2013. Here are some details…

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

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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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