The Rise Of Gru

Minions: The Rise Of Gru

Long before he becomes the master of evil, Gru (Oscar® nominee Steve Carell) is just a 12-year-old boy in 1970s suburbia, plotting to take over the world from his basement.

It’s not going particularly well. When Gru crosses paths with the Minions, including Kevin, Stuart, Bob, and Otto—a new Minion sporting braces and a desperate need to please—this unexpected family joins forces. Together, they build their first lair, design their first weapons, and strive to execute their first missions.

Minions: The Rise Of Gru poster

When the infamous supervillain supergroup, the Vicious 6, oust their leader—legendary martial arts fighter Wild Knuckles (Oscar® winner Alan Arkin)— Gru, their most devoted fanboy, interviews to become their newest member. The Vicious 6 is not impressed by the diminutive, wannabe villain, but then Gru outsmarts (and enrages) them, and he suddenly finds himself the mortal enemy of the apex of evil. With Gru on the run, the Minions attempt to master the art of kung fu to help save him, and Gru discovers that even bad guys need a little help from their friends.

Featuring more spectacular action than any film in Illumination history and packed with the franchise’s signature subversive humor, Minions: The Rise of Gru stars a thrilling new cast, including, the Vicious 6: Taraji P. Henson as cool and confident leader Belle Bottom, whose chain belt doubles as a lethal disco-ball mace; Jean-Claude Van Damme as the nihilistic Jean Clawed, who’s armed (literally) with a giant robotic claw; Lucy Lawless as Nunchuck, whose traditional nun’s habit hides her deadly nun-chucks; Dolph Lundgren as Swedish roller-skate champion Svengeance, who dispenses his enemies with spin kicks from his spiked skates; and Danny Trejo as Stronghold, whose giant iron hands are both a menace to others and a burden to him.

The film also stars Russell Brand as Young Dr. Nefario, an aspiring mad scientist, Michelle Yeoh as Master Chow, an acupuncturist with mad kung fu skills, and Oscar® winner Julie Andrews as Gru’s maddeningly self-absorbed mom.

Steered by the franchise’s original creators, Minions: The Rise of Gru is produced by visionary Illumination founder and CEO Chris Meledandri and his longtime collaborators Janet Healy and Chris Renaud. The film is directed by returning franchise filmmaker Kyle Balda (Despicable Me 3Minions), co-directed by Brad Ableson (The Simpsons) and Jonathan del Val (The Secret Life of Pets films), and features the iconic voice of Pierre Coffin as the Minions and a killer ’70s soundtrack courtesy of legendary Grammy-winning music producer Jack Antonoff.

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Win 1 of 3 Minions Hampers

Win 1 0f 3 Minions: The Rise Of Gru Hampers

Each hamper contains the following items: Phone Decal, Keychain, Sticker Sheet, Mini Charm, Individual Pen, Set of 4 gel pens, Spinning Phone Ring, and Squishy Otto.

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This competition is open for residents of South Africa and Terms and Conditions apply.

The winner will be announced on our competitions page - this competition is open from:

05 July – 07 August 2022

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  1. Awesome kompetisie

  2. Kaylin Richards

    Going Bananas ??? for the best movie sequel ever. They are so naughty it just makes you laugh. Can’t wait for this one with master Gru it’s going to be epic. Secondly what a prize give away super duper .
    #WinWithKaboutjie ?????

  3. My kids would love this. We have to watch the trailer every day

  4. So awesome and funny ??

  5. Liezl van der vyver

    Cant wait for this, my Kids love Minions and Gru.

  6. This competition is amazing. Good luck everyone ??

  7. Janine Brothers

    Amazing giveaway

  8. Laura Campbell

    My little man is minion obsessed. This would be the highlight of the year for him

  9. Awesome birthday present for my grandchild

  10. What an awesome competition giveaway . My daughter would definitely love this.

  11. Awesome competitions you have been running . Thank you for giving us an opportunity to participate. God bless

  12. Taseem maganlal

    Love this ❤️ my kids are huge fans

  13. Gister die movie gaan kyk saam die kids.. So cool… Holding thumbs ?

  14. Suvana Ramdhani


  15. Wow this win will be awsome grankids simply Love Minions??????

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  17. Loveena Pillay

    Would love to win this hamper for my daughter, she’s a huge minion fan

  18. The Minions are our family favourite. ❤️?‍?‍?❤️

  19. Leigh-Anne Swart

    Great giveaway

  20. Leigh-Anne Swart

    Can’t wait to watch this movie

  21. Reshika Kassienarian

    Awesome Giveaway
    My son would love this.

  22. Reshika Kassienarian

    Awesome Giveaway

  23. Colleen Perrow Hogan

    Oh well! If I win this awesome majorette tune up kit ,my 2 great grandsons,will have to share it ?

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  27. FantAstic birthday gift for my 6 year old nephew

  28. What an extra surprise this gift will be for my 6 year old nephew who is having a Car theme for his birthday.Adding this gift will b the top of the cake.

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