Did you know that is has been seven years since Gru and the minions hit the big screen and changed our lives forever? Can you even remember life without them? We can’t! Thanks to Despicable Me 1 & 2, we were introduced to characters like Gru, Agnes, Lucy, Margo, Edith, and of course, the one and only minions! Those banana loving henchman sure know how to steal a scene, right? With the release of the third film in the franchise, we met Dru, Gru’s long-lost twin brother, and got to know their parents better.
Illumination Studios has provided us with three films to watch and scrutinize. While we love to watch movie for fun, we also enjoy watching movies to unlock all its hidden secrets. That means we have the inside scoop about all the things that passed you by when you were busy laughing and eating popcorn. Did you notice all references to real-world things like Lehman Brothers and the Mona Lisa? If you didn’t watch all the films, you may not have seen the Dr. Seuss references that connect the franchise. Did you question what happened to the minion Kevin? We got your answer. Speaking of minions, we know you can’t get enough of them. Do you know how many there are? We also uncovered all the ways animators tried to use them to hide errors in the action.
Want to know what other secrets animators tried to hide in the hit franchise film? Check out the video to find out!