Minions: The Rise of Gru is a 2022 American computer-animated comedy film produced by Illumination and distributed by Universal Pictures. It is the sequel to the spin-off prequel Minions and the fifth entry overall in the Despicable Me franchise. Directed by Kyle Balda, with Brad Ableson and Jonathan del Val as co-directors, the film sees the return of Steve Carell as Gru, and Pierre Coffin as the Minions, along with Taraji P. Henson, Michelle Yeoh, RZA, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Lucy Lawless, Dolph Lundgren, Danny Trejo, Russell Brand, Julie Andrews, and Alan Arkin.
After being delayed for a two-year period due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, Minions: The Rise of Gru had its world premiere at the Annecy International Animation Film Festival on June 13, 2022, and was theatrically released in the United States on July 1, 2022, by Universal Pictures. The film received positive reviews from critics, some of whom considered the film an improvement over its predecessor, with praise going to the story, soundtrack, animation, aesthetic, and the voice acting (especially Carell's).
- Minions (2015)
- Minions: The Rise of Gru (2022) (Trailers)
- Minions: The Rise of Gru (2022) (TV Spots)