Is Despicable Me on Netflix

Is Despicable Me on Netflix

Updated on November 15, 2022 15:38 PM by Ella Bina

Despicable Me" is an American 2010 computer-oriented animated movie made in the production by Illumination Entertainment and shared by Universal Pictures as its debut film. The comedy film was directed by Pierre Coffin and Chris Renaud and produced by Janel Healy, Chris Meledandri and Cohen. It is based on the story of Sergio Pablos, who keeps an eye on a supervillain called Gru as he plans to steal the Moon after adopting three young orphan girls. 
The storyline of "Despicable Me": Long Time ago, a supervillain called Gru was defeated by an unknown rival who tried hard to steal the 'Great Pyramid of Giza'. His elderly assistant, Dr Nefario, Gru and the armed forces of Minions made a plan to capture the Earth's Moon. On the other hand, Dr Nefario worries as the plan seems costly, so Gru takes a loan from Mr Perkins, the director of 'Bank of Evil', who further orders Gru to capture a shrink spark first. Being surrounded by the army of yellow minions and an arsenal of war machines, Gru was ready to defeat all who stood in his way. His life takes a U-turn when the adorable little girls perceive him as their efficient father Cast &

Crew members

Steve Carell” as Gru.

Russell Brand" as Dr Nefario.

Jason Segel” as Vector.

Miranda Cosgrove” as Margo.

Kristen Wiig” as Miss Hattie.

Danny McBride" as Fred McDade.

Will Arnett" as Mr Perkins.

Julie Andrews” as Marlena Gru.

Jack McBrayer" as a tourist dad and a carnival barker. 
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime Fiction, Animation, Children's film 
Critics' Response: According to sources, the movie gets an approval of 81% ratings based on 202 reviews with an average rating of 6.8 out of 10. It states, 'Despicable Me astonishes a family-friendly and thought-provoking movie, treated in a few surprises itself. It intelligently borrowed some parts from Looney Tunes and Pixar'. Peter Travers gave it three stars on a total of four by referring to the movie as 'ingenious' and 'springing surprises' for its creation. Despicable Me is thoroughly adorable, which looks like Carell's accent and a lot of computer-animated pictures, as stated by Bob Mondello. The movie is worth making, which makes it a dizzy joy.
Runtime: 91 Mins

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Despicable Me was nominated for the "Best Animated Feature" at the "Alliance of Women Film Journalists Awards" on December 24, 2010.

Nominated as the "Best Animated Feature" at "Annie Awards" on February 5, 2011.

Won the "Favorite Animated Movie" at "Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards" on April 2, 2011.

Nominated as "the Choice Summer Movie" at "Teen choice Awards" on August 8, 2010.

Secured a position of Runner-up for "the Best Animated Film" at the "Toronto Film Critics Association Awards" on December 14, 2010.

Won "the Best Animated Film" at "Women film Critics Circle" on December 23, 2010.

Nominated for the "Best Animated or Mixed Media Feature" at "Satellite Awards" on December 19, 2010. 
Release Date: June 19, 2010 (in MIFF) and July 9, 2010 (in the United States)


IMDb – 7.6/10

Rotten Tomatoes – 80%

Metacritic – 72

Parent Previews – 3.5/5
Despicable Me" depicts a comic adventure involving the top supervillain who tries to capture the Moon from the sky. Later, the warmth of three orphan girls keeps him away from evil machinations. It gained huge success by earning a gross amount of $56 Million from its weekend opening, which is quite impressive for its first film debut. After three series, the first in 2010 and the fourth installment due in 2024, it is rating as the highest-making animated movie franchise of all time

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Despicable Me: Where to Stream the Movie

Despicable Me is available exclusively on Peacock for viewers with a premium subscription. Additionally, the film that began the Minion craze is available for purchasing or

renting on other platforms of Apple T.V., Vudu, YouTube, Amazon Prime and Google Play.

It doesn't bother where you're, and the movie is available on various streaming channels. In the United States, there are mainly four streaming choices: FUBO, Direct T.V.,

USA Network and Peacock premium. While in the U.K., no such platforms are there. You can rent it for £2.49 to watch it from Chili, Amazon, Rakuten T.V. or YouTube.

In Canada, you can stream it on Crave, Starz and Netflix. If you don't want to get a subscription, you can rent for Apple TV+, Amazon, Cineplex and FlixFling.

You can also stream the movie from Australia, France, Brazil, Spain and Sweden. Otherwise, you can rent the film from ViaPlay, Apple TV+ or Google Play.

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Despicable Me: Is It Available On Netflix

If you are a regular customer of Netflix based in the USA, you don't have many choices. Aside from Despicable Me, the 2015 movie 'Minions' is also available in the U.S., but

you must have access. It is not on Netflix anywhere as of now. You need to rent it from other online sources.

There is another way to view the full movie, even if you're away from the current location. What you need is a system and a change in your Netflix country. As a brief, here are

listed a few steps to watch the series

  • Go to through your browser and create a login account.
  • Download or install the software.
  • Select your Netflix country.
  • Search 'Despicable Me' and watch the show.

Is Despicable Me" On Disney

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Unfortunately, No. 'Despicable Me is not available on Disney. All you need is to rent it from other online platforms to watch the start and end of the movie. It is an extremely thrilling comedy movie distributed by the parent company of Universal Pictures.

Despicable Me: How many Series are There

All in all, there are three core films available in the franchise. The first, 'Despicable Me', appeared in 2010 while the Second series in 2013 and the third, 'Despicable Me 3', was released in 2017. Its two Spin-off prequels are 'Minions 2015' and 'Minions: The Rise of Gru 2022'. Its fourth instalment, Despicable Me 4, is predicted to come in theatres in 2024.   

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