DESPICABLE ME 2 Breaks Records for Animated Home Entertainment Release

The Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment animated film also generated the biggest first week in digital sales ever in its opening week. DESPICABLE ME 2, which went on sale December 10, outsold all animated titles from the past three years and marked the highest sales ever for any animated Blu-ray title for a first week release.

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Who can resist the minions, Gru and the girls? At the movies, DESPICABLE ME 2 grossed over $918 million worldwide to date.The sequel proved even more profitable in home entertainment with the animated comedy selling roughly four-and-a-half million units. The film features the voice of Steve Carell (“The Office,” The 40-Year-Old Virgin), Kristin Wiig (Bridesmaids, “Saturday Night Live”), Benjamin Bratt (Miss Congeniality, Snitch), Miranda Cosgrove (“iCarly,” Despicable Me), Russell Brand (Get Him to the Greek, Hop), Steve Coogan (Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief, Tropic Thunder), Ken Jeong (The Hangover, Turbo), Elsie Fisher (Despicable Me, Raising Hope), Dana Gaier (Despicable Me) and Moisés Arias (Ender’s Game, “Hannah Montana”).    

What does the success at the box office and home entertainment equal out to?  A third DESPICABLE ME movie most likely.

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