Blu-ray, DVD, Digital HD Release: Minions

Digital Release Date: Nov. 24, 2015, Blu-ray & DVD Release Date: Dec. 8, 2015
Price: DVD $29.98, Blu-ray 3D Combo $49.98, Blu-ray/DVD Combo $34.98
Studio: Universal


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The breakout stars of the Despicable Me global film franchise headline their own movie for the first time in the 2015 animated family comedy Minions.

The story of begins at the dawn of time. Starting as single-celled yellow organisms, Minions evolve through the ages, perpetually serving the most despicable of masters.  Continuously unsuccessful at keeping these masters—from T. rex to Napoleon—the Minions find themselves without someone to serve and fall into a deep depression. But one Minion named Kevin has a plan, and he—alongside teenage rebel Stuart and lovable little Bob—ventures out into the world to find a new evil boss for his brethren to follow.

The trio embark upon a thrilling journey that ultimately leads them to their next potential master, Scarlet Overkill (Sandra Bullock, Gravity), the world’s first-ever female super-villain.  They travel from frigid Antarctica to 1960s New York City, ending in ‘mod’ London, where they must face their biggest challenge to date: saving all of Minionkind…from annihilation.

Minions Blu-ray boxDirected by Pixar veteran Kyle Balda and and Despicable Me franchise director Pierre Coffin, Minions also features the voiceover talents of Jon Hamm (TV’s Mad Men), Michael Keaton (Birdman), Allison Janney (Spy), Steve Coogan (TV’s Happyish), Jennifer Saunders (TV’s Absolutely Fabulous), and Geoffrey Rush (The Warrior’s Way).

Not surprisingly, Minions kicked ass in theaters in the summer of 2015, ringing up $335 million at the domestic box office and $1.1 billion worldwide.

And now, here’s the breakdown of all the bonus features to be found on the Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and Digital HD releases:

 

  • Digital copy
  • Deleted scene – Me, Myself and Stuart
  • Mini-movies
  • Around the World Interactive Map
  • Behind the Goggles – The Illumination Story of the Minions
  • Jingle Bells Minion Style
  • The Secret Life of Pets theatrical trailer

 

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Founder and editor Laurence Lerman saw Alfred Hitchcock’s North by Northwest when he was 13 years old and that’s all it took. He has been writing about film and video for more than a quarter of a century for magazines, anthologies, websites and most recently, Video Business magazine, where he served as the Reviews Editor for 15 years.