- Actors: Steve Carell, Jason Segel
- Directors: Pierre Coffin, Chris Renaud
- Language: English
- Subtitles: English, French, Spanish
- Dubbed: French, Spanish
- Subtitles for the Hearing Impaired: English
- Region: Region A/1
- Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1
- Number of discs: 3
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- Studio: Universal Home Video
- Run Time: 190 minutes
- Average Customer Review: 164 customer reviews
- ASIN: B002ZG97EC
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #78,316 in Movies & TV Shows (See Top 100 in Movies & TV Shows)
Despicable Me (Three-Disc Blu-ray/DVD Combo + Digital Copy)
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This was a movie my wife and I saw at the movie theater this past summer. We are big fans of animated films and we had just seen Toys Story 3. Because of TS 3, we thought this film was a bit slow and not as interesting. However, having seen the product at the holiday special price, I decided to pick it up and watch it at our church gathering since there were many children. After watching it the 2nd time, we thought this was a funny, witty and family fun film. We highly recommended it if you have children. The kids at the church gathering also loved it very much.
This was an excellent product. The Blue-Ray performs wonderfully on our PS3 system with amazing sound. Too bad we don't have a 3D TV as it would have been cool to have the 3D one like the theater. The Combo pack is definitely worth the price as we picked it up on special.
Overall, great product, great movie, GET IT!!
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