"Minions: The Rise of Gru" is an American computer-animated comedy film directed by Kyle Balda and Brad Ableson.
The starring cast includes Steve Carell as Gru, Pierre Coffin as Kevin, Taraji P. Henson as Belle Bottom, Michelle Yeoh as Master Chow, Jean-Claude Van Damme as Jean Clawed, Lucy Lawless as Nunchuck, Dolph Lundgren as Svengeance, Danny Trejo as Stronghold, Russell Brand as Dr. Nefario, Julie Andrews as Marlena Gru and others.

Here are "Minions: The Rise of Gru" movie trailer, plot summary, full cast and characters, release date, streaming services and everything we know so far.


Is there a trailer for Minions: The Rise of Gru movie?

Illumination on Wednesday, March 30, 2022 released the trailer for "Minions: The Rise of Gru" you can watch here:
Minions: The Rise of Gru | Official Trailer.

Plot summary

What is Minions: The Rise of Gru movie plot?

Here is a short review of "Minions: The Rise of Gru" movie plot summary.

Set just after the events of the first film, this time in the 1970s, a 12-year-old Gru (Steve Carell) is growing up in the suburbs. A fanboy of a supervillain group known as the Vicious 6, Gru hatches a plan to become evil enough to join them. When the Vicious 6 fire their leader, legendary fighter Wild Knuckles (Alan Arkin), Gru interviews to become their newest member.
It does not go well, and things only get worse after Gru steals a precious stone from them with the help of Kevin (Pierre Coffin), Stuart, Bob, Otto, and the other Minions and suddenly finds himself the mortal enemy of the apex of evil. On the run, Gru and the Minions will turn to an unlikely source for guidance, Wild Knuckles himself, and discover that even bad guys need a little help from their friends.


Who plays who in the Minions: The Rise of Gru movie cast?

Here is the full cast and characters of "Minions: The Rise of Gru" movie. Actors and actresses are sorted mostly in credits order.

Steve Carell  as Gru
Pierre Coffin  as Kevin / Stuart / Bob / Minions
Taraji P. Henson  as Belle Bottom the leader of The Vicious 6
Michelle Yeoh  as Master Chow
Jean-Claude Van Damme  as Jean Clawed the giant lobster clawed member of The Vicious 6
Lucy Lawless  as Nunchuck the nun member of The Vicious 6
Dolph Lundgren  as Svengeance a member of The Vicious 6
Danny Trejo  as Stronghold a member of The Vicious 6
Russell Brand  as Dr. Nefario an absent-minded scientist
Julie Andrews  as Marlena Gru
Alan Arkin  as Wild Knuckles the former leader of The Vicious 6

Release date

When is Minions: The Rise of Gru movie release date?

"Minions: The Rise of Gru" movie release date was scheduled to be on June 13, 2022 (Annecy) and on July 1, 2022 (United States) distributing by Universal Pictures International (UPI), Universal Studios, Toho-Towa, United International Pictures (UIP) and Universal Pictures Argentina.


What are Minions: The Rise of Gru filming details?

"Minions: The Rise of Gru" movie is rated "PG", according to the MPAA film rating system.

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