The 'Despicable Me' Quiz


Which character is the villain-turned-hero in the animated feature "Despicable Me"?

Gru is the character who becomes a villain-turned-hero in "Despicable Me." Actor Steve Carell voices the character Gru.

What year was the movie "Despicable Me" released?

"Despicable Me" was released July 9, 2010. The film grossed more than $251 million in the U.S., ranking it at No. 7 on the list of top grossing movies of 2010.

Which actress plays the voice of Gru's mom in "Despicable Me"?

Actress Julie Andrews voices Gru's mother.

Which studio provided the animation for the 2010 feature "Despicable Me"?

The Paris-based studio Illumination Mac Guff provided the animation for the film "Despicable Me," which was released by Universal Pictures.

True or false: Gru's first name is Felonious.

Viewers can catch a glimpse of Gru's first name, Felonious, on his adoption application.

Directors Pierre Coffin and Chris Renaud provide the voices of which characters in "Despicable Me"?

Directors Pierre Coffin and Chris Renaud provided the voices of most of the Minions in the movie "Despicable Me." Renaud voiced Dave the Minion, while Coffin voiced Minions Tim, Bob, Mark, Phil and Stuart.

Which "Despicable Me" character says, "Cookie robots! I said cookie robots!"?

Gru's assistant, Dr. Nefario, mistakenly created boogie robots. This led Gru to make this exclamation.

Which former Nickelodeon star voices the character Margo?

Cosgrove worked for Nickelodeon for nearly nine years and once appeared in the Guinness Book of World Records for being the highest-paid child actor per episode in 2010.

What color are Gru's Minions?

Gru's Minions are yellow. The small creatures were so popular with audiences that a prequel called "Minions" was released in the summer of 2015.

Which name does not belong to one of the orphan girls in "Despicable Me"?

The three orphan girls are named Agnes, Margo and Edith. There is no Elizabeth.

Which character is Gru's elderly assistant?

Dr. Nefario is Gru's elderly assistant in the movie "Despicable Me." Actor Russell Brand voices the character Dr. Nefario.

Where do the three orphan girls live before they are adopted in the movie "Despicable Me"?

The three orphan girls live at Miss Hattie's Home for Girls before they are adopted.

What does the villain Vector hide behind his lair?

Vector hides an Egyptian pyramid behind his lair. Actor Jason Segel voices Vector in the film.

When was the animated sequel "Despicable Me 2" released?

The movie was released on July 3, 2013. The film grossed more than $83 million during its opening weekend and went on to be the third highest grossing film of 2013.

What are the orphan girls selling door-to-door at the beginning of "Despicable Me"?

They are selling cookies to raise money for Miss Hattie's Home for Girls.

True or false: The minion language in "Despicable Me" was improvised by each minion voice actor.

The directors actually wrote a language for the Minions in "Despicable Me." Each word spoken by the Minions in the film translates to an actual word.

What amusement park do the girls beg Gru to take them to in "Despicable Me"?

Super Silly Fun Land was modeled after Pacific Ocean Park in Santa Monica, California, which closed in 1967.

Which character says, "Squid launcher! Oh yeah!"?

The villain Vector is showing his father his latest invention when he exclaims, "Squid launcher! Oh yeah!"

What does Gru plan to steal to regain his status as supervillain in "Despicable Me"?

Gru plans to steal the moon to regain his supervillain status.

Which actress plays the voice of the villain Scarlet Overkill in the animated movie "Minions"?

The role marks the first time Bullock, an Oscar-winning actress, has played a villain.

Which organization asks for Gru's help in "Despicable Me 2"?

The Anti-Villain League, or AVL, recruits Gru. Gru teams up with AVL agent Lucy Wilde, voiced by actress Kristen Wiig.

When was the animated film "Minions" released?

"Minions" was released on July 10, 2015. The "Despicable Me" prequel grossed more than $1.1 billion in worldwide box office sales, making it the highest grossing animated film of 2015.

In "Despicable Me 2," which villain is in hiding as the restaurant owner Eduardo Perez?

Actor Benjamin Bratt voices Eduardo/El Macho. Javier Bardem and Al Pacino were both considered for the role before Bratt was awarded it.

Who is the president of the Bank of Evil?

Actor Will Arnett gained weight to play the voice of the heavyset Mr. Perkins in an effort to make his voice work more authentic.

Which 1960s television show does not appear in the department store scene in the movie "Minions"?

The television shows that appear in the "Minions" department store scene are "The Saint," "Bewitched" and "The Dating Game." The television show "Hogan's Heroes" does not appear.

Which "Minions" character is voiced by actor Jon Hamm?

The carpet in Herb's lab was modeled after the carpet seen in the 1980 Stephen King thriller "The Shining."

True or false: Actress Kristen Wiig plays the character Miss Hattie in "Despicable Me" and "Despicable Me 2."

Kristen Wiig plays different characters in each movie: Miss Hattie in "Despicable Me" and Lucy in "Despicable Me 2."

What is the title of the book Gru reads to the girls in "Despicable Me"?

Gru reads the girls a bedtime story called "Sleepy Kittens." A "Sleepy Kittens" board book was actually published as a marketing tie-in two months before the release of "Despicable Me."

Which character says, "He's so fluffy, I'm gonna die!"?

During a "Despicable Me" scene, Agnes sees a stuffed unicorn and proclaims, "He's so stuffy, I'm gonna die!" Elsie Fisher, who voices Agnes, began acting at the age of 5.

What movie are the Minions auditioning for during the end credits of "Despicable Me 2"?

The Minions are auditioning for the 2015 animated feature "Minions."

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