Despicable Me 3D Synopsis
The world's second-greatest villain (Steve Carell) meets his match in three little orphans.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Another 3-D animated kid movie demonstrates that cartoon storytelling pitched to young people is the last, best refuge of sprightly...
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80

The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
Despicable doesn't measure up to Pixar at its best. Nonetheless, it's funny, clever and warmly animated with memorable characters.
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80

NPR

By Bob Mondello
It's all thoroughly adorable, and with an overlay that's nearly as odd as Carell's accent.
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75

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Carell's genius for loading a comic line with mirth and malice is on joyous display.
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75

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Despicable Me has enough visual novelty and high spirits to keep the kiddies diverted and just enough wit to placate the parents.
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75

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
This fun-filled adventure avoids formula with a whimsical story and terrific voice casting.
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63

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
Short, sweet-and-sour, and amusing rather than funny, Despicable Me can't help but be likable.
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60

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
It looks so stylish that thinking about its plot is strictly optional.
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60

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Granted, it's a far cry from the Pixar classics. But Pierre Coffin and Chris Renaud's nicely quirky, animated comedy has just enough edge...
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
When compared with the ambition and achievement of recent animated films, such as "Coraline" and "Toy Story 3," Despicable Me hardly seems...
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Cute but a little too childish

By Spring101
I saw despicable me in 3D and the movie was incredible, however unless you got a kid eight years or younger I would not recomend seeing this movie because its a little too "fluffy". But seeing it in...

good cute movie

By diet pepsi
we rented this movie for the kids when it first came out and we all loved every secound of the movie it was just cute from beging to end and the three little girls made it all the more fun to watch...

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By deborahsue503
funny humor clever great weird...

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By EzraHugeReview
Hilarious Energetic Touching And Unique...

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By imaxisin
Funny warm enjoyable family oriented...

Despicable Me

By supertroup
This movie was so good I kept watching it until it got boring. That took a while....

Really good and touching movie

By bcraiger
I really had not looked forward to seeing this movie, but it was dad and son night, so I let him choose. I was very pleasantly surprised. An engaging movie with a very sweet ending, I would give it 4...

Despicable Me 2

By markbaisier
Great movie...

Fun Movie!

By or2nh4me
We intended to see Ramona and Beezus, but it was no longer playing, so we ended up at this movie. My kids, ages 9, 7 and 4, loved it, and I thought it was cute. As a parent I appreciated that it was...

Despicable Me 3D review

By jacob185
im in love with this movie!!!!!!!!!...

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Rated PG | For rude humor and mild action
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 6+ Clever, funny, and sweet villain-with-a-heart-of-gold tale.
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