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Despicable Me is an animated movie directed by Pierre Coffin and Chris Renaud and starring Steve Carell, Jason Segel, Russell Brand and Julie Andrews and Will Arnett. The movie was written by Cinco Paul (screenplay by), Ken Daurio (screenplay by). The film has a $69 million budget with a 95-minute running time. Despicable Me currently has a 7.7 IMDb rating, based on 446246 and 72 Metascore on Metacritic. The movie is rated PG.

release date for Despicable Me

Despicable Me release date

When does Despicable Me come out in theaters?

The official theatrical release date for Despicable Me (2010)is July 9, 2010.


When will Despicable Me be released on DVD, Blu-ray and Digital?

Despicable Me DVD/Blu-ray release date is PENDING. The estimated DVD release date is October 2010. The movie has been out for around since its theatrical release. DVD and Blu-ray releases typically come out 12-16 weeks after the theatrical premiere.

Digital HD from Amazon Video and iTunes will be available 1-2 weeks before the Blu-ray, DVD, and 4K releases – sometime in October 2010. Dates do change so check back often as the release approaches. We will update this page with more details as they become available.

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Despicable Me budget

How much did Despicable Me cost to make?

$69,000,000 budget

The movie cost $69 million to make.

Despicable Me movie poster

Despicable Me rating

PG Rated

Despicable Me is rated PG. Parental guidance is suggested, meaning some material may not be suitable for children. Parents are urged to give “parental guidance.” The movie may contain some material parents might not like for their young children.


Despicable Me reviews

7.7 IMDb 72 Metascore

The movie currently has a 7.7 of out 10 IMDb rating and 72 Metascore on Metacritic. We will continue to add and update review scores.


Despicable Me trailer

Despicable Me plot summary

What is Despicable Me about?

Villainous Gru lives up to his reputation as a despicable, deplorable and downright unlikable guy when he hatches a plan to steal the moon from the sky. But he has a tough time staying on task after three orphans land in his care.


Synopsis from IMDb When a criminal mastermind uses a trio of orphan girls as pawns for a grand scheme, he finds their love is profoundly changing him for the better.


The running times are based on US timings only and all times are rounded off to the nearest minute. Other countries may have different running lengths. Theatrical releases running times differ due to the counting of frames from the first frame to the last frame of any credits.


Despicable Me cast

Who is in Despicable Me?

Steve Carell in Despicable Me Steve Carell as Gru (voice)
Jason Segel in Despicable Me Jason Segel as Vector (voice)
Russell Brand in Despicable Me Russell Brand as Dr. Nefario (voice)
Julie Andrews in Despicable Me Julie Andrews as Gru’s Mother (voice)
Will Arnett in Despicable Me Will Arnett as Mr. Perkins (voice)

Despicable Me box Office

How much did Despicable Me make?

$543,513,985 worldwide

The film has made over $544 million worldwide at the box office. This does not include the DVD, Blu-ray and digital sales.


Despicable Me details

Theatrical Release Date: July 9, 2010
DVD & Blu-ray Release Date: PENDING
Film Budget: $69 million
Box Office: $544 million
Length: 95 minutes
Genre: Animation, Family, Comedy
Language: English

Despicable Me facts


How long is Despicable Me?

The movie is 95 minutes long (1 hour and 35 minutes).

What year did Despicable Me come out?

The movie is out on July 9, 2010. The movie has been out for .


Who is the lead actor in the movie?

Steve Carell plays as Gru (voice).


Who is the director of Despicable Me?

Pierre Coffin and Chris Renaud directed the movie.


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