Top 12 Minions Movie Facts

Following is our collection of Minions facts. Handpicked and verified, these little-known details can be obscure enough most people will miss. These behind the scene easter eggs and hidden messages will give you another view of Minions film message.

When visiting VillainCon, a young Gru can be seen with his mother buying the freeze ray.
When visiting VillainCon, a young Gru can be seen with his mother buying the freeze ray.
In the movie Minions, you can see a young gru and his mother interested in purchasing the freeze ray from a young Dr. Nefario
In the movie Minions, you can see a young gru and his mother interested in purchasing the freeze ray from a young Dr. Nefario

Minions Easter Eggs

Hidden objects, characters, easter eggs, and their meanings are wonderful ways to discover the filmmaker's perspectives of any given movie.

  • 1 - They go down the joker stairs
    They go down the joker stairs

Minions Hidden Details

1 - In the Villain Con scene you can see the Chilean dictator, gen. Augusto Pinochet. This conference took place in 1968 and Pinochet took power in 1973 so that may make sense :)
In the Villain Con scene you can see the Chilean dictator, gen. Augusto Pinochet. This conference took place in 1968 and Pinochet took power in 1973 so that may make sense :)
1 - In this scene in Minions (2015), Gru is with his mum in Villain Con. But if you look closely, he is watching a presumably young doctor nefario demonstrate a free ray. Doctor Nefario's name is on the sign at the top.
In this scene in Minions (2015), Gru is with his mum in Villain Con. But if you look closely, he is watching a presumably young doctor nefario demonstrate a free ray. Doctor Nefario's name is on the sign at the top.
1 - The director of the fake Moon Landing resembles Stanley Kubrick lending to the conspiracy theory that Kubrick helped filmed the Moon Landing
The director of the fake Moon Landing resembles Stanley Kubrick lending to the conspiracy theory that Kubrick helped filmed the Moon Landing
1 - A young Gru is seen at Villan-Con.
A young Gru is seen at Villan-Con.
1 - The magazine the young girl is reading when the minions first get in the car shows Scarlet Overkill next to a headline saying a stolen ruby is still missing. When Scarlet is 'auditioning' for new henchmen, their task is to get the Ruby from Scarlet.
The magazine the young girl is reading when the minions first get in the car shows Scarlet Overkill next to a headline saying a stolen ruby is still missing. When Scarlet is 'auditioning' for new henchmen, their task is to get the Ruby from Scarlet.

When the Minions first enter Villian-Con in Orlando, you can see a young Gru and his mother at one of the stalls as the Minions walk past.

1 - You can see a young Gry with his mother visiting Dr. Nefario who is demonstrating the Freeze-Ray. Towards the end of the film Gru uses the Freeze-Ray to steal the Queen's crown. It is this Freeze-Ray that Gru still uses in Despicable Me.
You can see a young Gry with his mother visiting Dr. Nefario who is demonstrating the Freeze-Ray. Towards the end of the film Gru uses the Freeze-Ray to steal the Queen's crown. It is this Freeze-Ray that Gru still uses in Despicable Me.
1 - Scarlet Overkill looks an awful lot like Linda Belcher.
Scarlet Overkill looks an awful lot like Linda Belcher.
Minions poster
Minions poster

Minions Plot

Minions Stuart, Kevin, and Bob are recruited by Scarlet Overkill, a supervillain who, alongside her inventor husband Herb, hatches a plot to take over the world.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of Minions. The goofs, crazy credits, and trivia they have performed may have not taken your attention. Some are hidden for a reason, while others randomly forgotten.

Genre Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Director Kyle Balda
Stars Sandra Bullock, Jon Hamm, Michael Keaton, Allison Janney
IMDB score 6.4