A mysterious criminal mastermind has stolen one of the pyramids in Egypt, sparking a fit of jealous envy in evil genius Gru (Steve Carell), who hasn't managed to make headlines since he and his minions swiped the Times Square JumboTron years back. Ever......more
A mysterious criminal mastermind has stolen one of the pyramids in Egypt, sparking a fit of jealous envy in evil genius Gru (Steve Carell), who hasn't managed to make headlines since he and his minions swiped the Times Square JumboTron years back. Ever since Gru was a little boy, he dreamed of going to the moon. Now, if Gru can just build a rocket and get his hands on a powerful shrink-ray, he can cement his reputation as the greatest thief who ever lived by stealing the Earth's satellite right out of the sky. But immediately after Gru heists the shrink-ray, the cunning super-nerd Vector (Jason Segel) swoops in and snatches it right out of his hands. Now, in order to claim the moon, Gru must first reacquire the weapon from Vector. Armed with the knowledge that his nemesis has a mean sweet tooth, Gru adopts cookie-selling orphans Margo (Miranda Cosgrove), Agnes (Elsie Fisher), and Edith (Dana Gaier) and commissions a new line of cookie robots from the evil Dr. Nefario (Russell Brand), his personal weapons specialist. But as Gru and his diminutive yellow minions prepare to carry out the biggest heist in history, something strange happens. Gru discovers that the three little girls who have come into his life are much more than simple pawns. They actually seem to care about Gru, and it turns out the scheming evildoer makes a pretty good father. When Gru realizes that his upcoming moon mission clashes with a ballet performance by the girls, he must decide what's more important -- being a present parent or cementing his nefarious reputation once and for all.
Ordering was easy as normal. Shipping and Delivery went smoothly. Was delivered with no damage to the packaging or DVD. Watched this movie last night and both my daughter and I laughed the whole way through. Great movie for any ages. I would definitely recommend this to anyone.
This movie got great reviews from us! Well done, funny, top notch!
My family in another state was requesting this movie. So one week before Christmas I finally got with it and decided how fun it would be for them to receive this surprise present in the mail without me having to do a thing but order it. It arrived in time even though it said it might take up to two weeks to receive. My family, all of whom I might add, were over the age of 60 were well pleased with their selection! They live out in the country so it's not as easy for them to go to the movies like the rest of us. So this day the movies came to them. They will get movies every year this way from us...a new tradition all like!
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