Philadelphia, PA - Minions The Rise Of Gru Smashes Fourth Of July Box Office Record With $125million in ticket sales. In the movie, Gru, the titular character, plots to take over the world from his basement. Along the way, he meets four friends named Kevin, Stuart, and Bob. Along the way he also meets Otto, a blabbering Minion with braces and Otto has a desperate need to please. Together, they build a lair and weapons, and they plan their first mission.
The Minions Movie Franchise Continues
The Minions movie franchise has earned itself a place in the hearts of many children. And, in the newest movie a young Gru tries to join a group of supervillains called the Vicious 6 in the 1970s, but he is unsuccessful. But Gru finds guidance from an unlikely source. In his newfound independence, Gru finds a new family and a purpose. And as the franchise continues to grow, audiences can expect more movies featuring Gru and his friends.
With the success of the first Gru film, the sequel is sure to follow the same formula. The film stars Steve Carell, Julie Andrews, Alan Arkin, Taraji P. Henson, Michelle Yeoh, and RZA. The film also has a solid reputation in reviews, with a 72% fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes and a 91% approval rating from verified viewers.