Despicable Me

Gru, a criminal mastermind, adopts three orphans as pawns to carry out the biggest heist in history. His life takes an unexpected turn when the little girls see the evildoer as their potential father.

Grosses

Domestic (46.3%)
$251,639,815
Summary Details
DistributorUniversal Pictures
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Opening$56,397,125
3,476 theaters
Budget$69,000,000
MPAAPG
Running Time1 hr 35 min
GenresAdventure Animation Comedy Crime Family Sci-Fi
In Release5,119 days/731 weeks
Widest Release3,602 theaters
DateDOW RankDaily %± YD %± LW TheatersAvgTo DateDay
Jul 9
World Cup (South Africa)
Friday1$21,342,640--3,476$6,140$21,342,6401
Jul 10
World Cup (South Africa)
Saturday1$20,838,620-2.4%-3,476$5,995$42,181,2602
Jul 11
World Cup (South Africa)
Sunday1$14,215,865-31.8%-3,476$4,089$56,397,1253
Jul 12Monday1$7,525,540-47.1%-3,476$2,165$63,922,6654
Jul 13Tuesday1$8,151,220+8.3%-3,476$2,345$72,073,8855
Jul 14Wednesday1$7,159,885-12.2%-3,476$2,059$79,233,7706
Jul 15Thursday1$6,397,125-10.7%-3,476$1,840$85,630,8957
Jul 16Friday2$10,135,395+58.4%-52.5%3,501$2,895$95,766,2908
Jul 17Saturday2$12,725,425+25.6%-38.9%3,501$3,634$108,491,7159
Jul 18Sunday2$9,942,840-21.9%-30.1%3,501$2,840$118,434,55510
Jul 19Monday2$4,883,895-50.9%-35.1%3,501$1,395$123,318,45011
Jul 20Tuesday2$5,216,490+6.8%-36%3,501$1,490$128,534,94012
Jul 21Wednesday2$4,481,280-14.1%-37.4%3,501$1,280$133,016,22013
Jul 22Thursday2$4,584,625+2.3%-28.3%3,501$1,309$137,600,84514
Jul 23Friday3$7,452,125+62.5%-26.5%3,600$2,070$145,052,97015
Jul 24Saturday3$9,253,050+24.2%-27.3%3,600$2,570$154,306,02016
Jul 25Sunday3$6,983,885-24.5%-29.8%3,600$1,939$161,289,90517
Jul 26Monday3$3,132,225-55.2%-35.9%3,600$870$164,422,13018
Jul 27Tuesday3$3,617,335+15.5%-30.7%3,600$1,004$168,039,46519
Jul 28Wednesday3$3,311,405-8.5%-26.1%3,600$919$171,350,87020
Jul 29Thursday2$3,455,325+4.3%-24.6%3,600$959$174,806,19521
Jul 30Friday5$4,700,610+36%-36.9%3,602$1,305$179,506,80522
Jul 31Saturday4$6,087,635+29.5%-34.2%3,602$1,690$185,594,44023
Aug 1Sunday4$4,735,985-22.2%-32.2%3,602$1,314$190,330,42524
Aug 2Monday4$2,413,340-49%-23%3,602$670$192,743,76525
Aug 3Tuesday4$2,630,125+9%-27.3%3,602$730$195,373,89026
Aug 4Wednesday3$2,323,595-11.7%-29.8%3,602$645$197,697,48527
Aug 5Thursday3$2,306,500-0.7%-33.2%3,602$640$200,003,98528
Aug 6Friday6$2,849,855+23.6%-39.4%3,413$835$202,853,84029
Aug 7Saturday6$3,634,845+27.5%-40.3%3,413$1,065$206,488,68530
Aug 8Sunday6$2,798,660-23%-40.9%3,413$820$209,287,34531
Aug 9Monday5$1,467,590-47.6%-39.2%3,413$430$210,754,93532
Aug 10Tuesday4$1,689,505+15.1%-35.8%3,413$495$212,444,44033
Aug 11Wednesday4$1,382,265-18.2%-40.5%3,413$405$213,826,70534
Aug 12Thursday4$1,399,330+1.2%-39.3%3,413$410$215,226,03535
Aug 13Friday7$2,089,945+49.4%-26.7%2,923$715$217,315,98036
Aug 14Saturday6$2,762,235+32.2%-24%2,923$945$220,078,21537
Aug 15Sunday6$2,119,175-23.3%-24.3%2,923$725$222,197,39038
Aug 16Monday6$1,095,995-48.3%-25.3%2,923$374$223,293,38539
Aug 17Tuesday7$1,109,285+1.2%-34.3%2,923$379$224,402,67040
Aug 18Wednesday7$1,111,505+0.2%-19.6%2,710$410$225,514,17541
Aug 19Thursday7$880,750-20.8%-37.1%2,710$325$226,394,92542
Aug 20Friday11$1,218,620+38.4%-41.7%2,236$545$227,613,54543
Aug 21Saturday11$1,855,885+52.3%-32.8%2,236$830$229,469,43044
Aug 22Sunday10$1,587,560-14.5%-25.1%2,236$710$231,056,99045
Aug 23Monday11$659,445-58.5%-39.8%2,236$294$231,716,43546
Aug 24Tuesday11$681,980+3.4%-38.5%2,236$305$232,398,41547
Aug 25Wednesday11$559,995-17.9%-49.6%2,236$250$232,958,41048
Aug 26Thursday11$457,995-18.2%-48%2,236$204$233,416,40549
Aug 27Friday14$751,525+64.1%-38.3%1,833$409$234,167,93050
Aug 28Saturday13$1,237,480+64.7%-33.3%1,833$675$235,405,41051
Aug 29Sunday13$870,675-29.6%-45.2%1,833$475$236,276,08552
Aug 30Monday13$292,685-66.4%-55.6%1,833$159$236,568,77053
Aug 31Tuesday12$366,425+25.2%-46.3%1,833$199$236,935,19554
Sep 1Wednesday13$262,105-28.5%-53.2%1,691$155$237,197,30055
Sep 2Thursday13$253,650-3.2%-44.6%1,691$150$237,450,95056
Sep 3Friday13$671,885+164.9%-10.6%1,600$419$238,122,83557
Sep 4Saturday12$1,160,030+72.7%-6.3%1,600$725$239,282,86558
Sep 5Sunday11$1,152,100-0.7%+32.3%1,600$720$240,434,96559
Sep 6
Labor Day
Monday11$1,063,665-7.7%+263.4%1,600$664$241,498,63060
Sep 7Tuesday14$135,985-87.2%-62.9%1,600$84$241,634,61561
Sep 8Wednesday17$104,030-23.5%-60.3%1,600$65$241,738,64562
Sep 9Thursday14$136,225+30.9%-46.3%1,600$85$241,874,87063
Sep 10Friday14$343,750+152.3%-48.8%1,375$250$242,218,62064
Sep 11Saturday13$770,225+124.1%-33.6%1,375$560$242,988,84565
Sep 12Sunday12$543,125-29.5%-52.9%1,375$395$243,531,97066
Sep 13Monday13$68,995-87.3%-93.5%1,375$50$243,600,96567
Sep 14Tuesday13$83,165+20.5%-38.8%1,375$60$243,684,13068
Sep 15Wednesday14$68,225-18%-34.4%1,375$49$243,752,35569
Sep 16Thursday14$75,695+10.9%-44.4%1,375$55$243,828,05070
Sep 17Friday17$198,245+161.9%-42.3%944$210$244,026,29571
Sep 18Saturday16$434,240+119%-43.6%944$460$244,460,53572
Sep 19Sunday15$278,480-35.9%-48.7%944$295$244,739,01573
Sep 20Monday17$47,185-83.1%-31.6%944$49$244,786,20074
Sep 21Tuesday17$51,985+10.2%-37.5%944$55$244,838,18575
Sep 22Wednesday17$46,885-9.8%-31.3%944$49$244,885,07076
Sep 23Thursday17$47,010+0.3%-37.9%944$49$244,932,08077
Sep 24Friday17$146,425+211.5%-26.1%610$240$245,078,50578
Sep 25Saturday15$265,350+81.2%-38.9%610$435$245,343,85579
Sep 26Sunday15$170,810-35.6%-38.7%610$280$245,514,66580
Sep 27Monday18$36,545-78.6%-22.5%610$59$245,551,21081
Sep 28Tuesday18$36,665+0.3%-29.5%610$60$245,587,87582
Sep 29Wednesday19$30,495-16.8%-35%610$49$245,618,37083
Sep 30Thursday17$33,550+10%-28.6%610$55$245,651,92084
Oct 1Friday17$108,805+224.3%-25.7%463$235$245,760,72585
Oct 2Saturday16$206,035+89.4%-22.4%463$445$245,966,76086
Oct 3Sunday15$125,010-39.3%-26.8%463$270$246,091,77087
Oct 4Monday18$30,095-75.9%-17.6%463$65$246,121,86588
Oct 5Tuesday19$30,110<0.1%-17.9%463$65$246,151,97589
Oct 6Wednesday19$27,780-7.7%-8.9%463$60$246,179,75590
Oct 7Thursday19$29,995+8%-10.6%463$64$246,209,75091
Oct 8Friday21$93,545+211.9%-14%353$265$246,303,29592
Oct 9Saturday20$151,790+62.3%-26.3%353$430$246,455,08593
Oct 10Sunday19$102,370-32.6%-18.1%353$290$246,557,45594
Oct 11
Indig. Peoples' Day
Monday18$67,070-34.5%+122.9%353$190$246,624,52595
Oct 12Tuesday23$24,710-63.2%-17.9%353$70$246,649,23596
Oct 13Wednesday23$22,945-7.1%-17.4%353$65$246,672,18097
Oct 14Thursday21$33,535+46.2%+11.8%353$95$246,705,71598
Oct 15Friday22$97,940+192.1%+4.7%332$295$246,803,65599
Oct 16Saturday20$154,380+57.6%+1.7%332$465$246,958,035100
Oct 17Sunday21$92,960-39.8%-9.2%332$280$247,050,995101
Oct 18Monday25$24,745-73.4%-63.1%332$74$247,075,740102
Oct 19Tuesday27$21,730-12.2%-12.1%332$65$247,097,470103
Oct 20Wednesday25$23,305+7.2%+1.6%332$70$247,120,775104
Oct 21Thursday24$28,220+21.1%-15.8%332$85$247,148,995105
Oct 22Friday21$98,820+250.2%+0.9%324$305$247,247,815106
Oct 23Saturday20$168,455+70.5%+9.1%324$519$247,416,270107
Oct 24Sunday20$103,680-38.5%+11.5%324$320$247,519,950108
Oct 25Monday24$24,335-76.5%-1.7%324$75$247,544,285109
Oct 26Tuesday26$21,060-13.5%-3.1%324$65$247,565,345110
Oct 27Wednesday26$19,440-7.7%-16.6%324$60$247,584,785111
Oct 28Thursday25$24,310+25.1%-13.9%324$75$247,609,095112
Oct 29Friday21$79,875+228.6%-19.2%335$238$247,688,970113
Oct 30Saturday21$124,250+55.6%-26.2%335$370$247,813,220114
Oct 31
Halloween
Sunday22$63,885-48.6%-38.4%335$190$247,877,105115
Nov 1Monday23$26,775-58.1%+10%335$79$247,903,880116
Nov 2Tuesday21$31,825+18.9%+51.1%335$95$247,935,705117
Nov 3Wednesday22$23,285-26.8%+19.8%335$69$247,958,990118
Nov 4Thursday22$25,020+7.5%+2.9%335$74$247,984,010119
Nov 5Friday20$82,890+231.3%+3.8%307$270$248,066,900120
Nov 6Saturday19$153,515+85.2%+23.6%307$500$248,220,415121
Nov 7Sunday18$92,085-40%+44.1%307$299$248,312,500122
Nov 8Monday22$19,955-78.3%-25.5%307$65$248,332,455123
Nov 9Tuesday23$20,090+0.7%-36.9%307$65$248,352,545124
Nov 10Wednesday22$23,025+14.6%-1.1%307$75$248,375,570125
Nov 11Thursday18$76,750+233.3%+206.8%307$250$248,452,320126
Nov 12Friday19$102,375+33.4%+23.5%273$375$248,554,695127
Nov 13Saturday19$159,705+56%+4%273$585$248,714,400128
Nov 14Sunday18$101,010-36.8%+9.7%273$370$248,815,410129
Nov 15Monday21$20,475-79.7%+2.6%273$75$248,835,885130
Nov 16Tuesday21$24,570+20%+22.3%273$90$248,860,455131
Nov 17Wednesday22$19,110-22.2%-17%273$70$248,879,565132
Nov 18Thursday22$20,475+7.1%-73.3%273$75$248,900,040133
Nov 19Friday20$62,980+207.6%-38.5%268$235$248,963,020134
Nov 20Saturday19$129,970+106.4%-18.6%268$484$249,092,990135
Nov 21Sunday20$76,385-41.2%-24.4%268$285$249,169,375136
Nov 22Monday19$33,500-56.1%+63.6%268$125$249,202,875137
Nov 23Tuesday20$46,965+40.2%+91.1%268$175$249,249,840138
Nov 24Wednesday18$73,150+55.8%+282.8%266$275$249,322,990139
Nov 25
Thanksgiving
Thursday23$38,570-47.3%+88.4%266$145$249,361,560140
Nov 26Friday18$139,650+262.1%+121.7%266$525$249,501,210141
Nov 27Saturday18$148,960+6.7%+14.6%266$560$249,650,170142
Nov 28Sunday19$74,480-50%-2.5%266$280$249,724,650143
Nov 29Monday21$15,995-78.5%-52.3%266$60$249,740,645144
Nov 30Tuesday21$15,830-1%-66.3%266$59$249,756,475145
Dec 1Wednesday21$14,630-7.6%-80%266$55$249,771,105146
Dec 2Thursday21$15,960+9.1%-58.6%266$60$249,787,065147
Dec 3Friday21$54,585+242%-60.9%280$194$249,841,650148
Dec 4Saturday20$97,990+79.5%-34.2%280$349$249,939,640149
Dec 5Sunday21$64,400-34.3%-13.5%280$230$250,004,040150
Dec 6Monday23$13,860-78.5%-13.3%280$49$250,017,900151
Dec 7Tuesday24$15,260+10.1%-3.6%280$54$250,033,160152
Dec 8Wednesday23$13,875-9.1%-5.2%280$49$250,047,035153
Dec 9Thursday23$13,930+0.4%-12.7%280$49$250,060,965154
Dec 10Friday22$43,350+211.2%-20.6%255$170$250,104,315155
Dec 11Saturday21$91,800+111.8%-6.3%255$360$250,196,115156
Dec 12Sunday21$56,170-38.8%-12.8%255$220$250,252,285157
Dec 13Monday24$15,285-72.8%+10.3%255$59$250,267,570158
Dec 14Tuesday24$17,850+16.8%+17%255$70$250,285,420159
Dec 15Wednesday22$17,770-0.4%+28.1%255$69$250,303,190160
Dec 16Thursday22$19,125+7.6%+37.3%255$75$250,322,315161
Dec 17Friday22$40,775+113.2%-5.9%233$175$250,363,090162
Dec 18Saturday22$75,725+85.7%-17.5%233$325$250,438,815163
Dec 19Sunday21$54,825-27.6%-2.4%233$235$250,493,640164
Dec 20Monday21$40,775-25.6%+166.8%233$175$250,534,415165
Dec 21Tuesday20$53,590+31.4%+200.2%233$230$250,588,005166
Dec 22Wednesday22$50,095-6.5%+181.9%193$259$250,638,100167
Dec 23Thursday22$51,260+2.3%+168%193$265$250,689,360168
Dec 24Friday25$26,055-49.2%-36.1%193$135$250,715,415169
Dec 25
Christmas Day
Saturday28$32,810+25.9%-56.7%193$170$250,748,225170
Dec 26Sunday26$43,425+32.4%-20.8%193$225$250,791,650171
Dec 27Monday24$47,285+8.9%+16%193$245$250,838,935172
Dec 28Tuesday23$63,690+34.7%+18.8%193$330$250,902,625173
Dec 29Wednesday22$63,595-0.1%+26.9%193$329$250,966,220174
Dec 30Thursday22$66,585+4.7%+29.9%193$345$251,032,805175
Dec 31
New Year's Eve
Friday22$50,235-24.6%+92.8%197$255$251,083,040176
Jan 1
New Year's Day
Saturday25$72,890+45.1%+122.2%197$370$251,155,930177
Jan 2Sunday26$47,295-35.1%+8.9%197$240$251,203,225178
Jan 3Monday27$22,655-52.1%-52.1%197$115$251,225,880179
Jan 4Tuesday27$16,745-26.1%-73.7%197$85$251,242,625180
Jan 5Wednesday28$12,805-23.5%-79.9%197$65$251,255,430181
Jan 6Thursday29$10,835-15.4%-83.7%197$55$251,266,265182
Jan 7Friday32$26,685+146.3%-46.9%178$149$251,292,950183
Jan 8Saturday29$58,740+120.1%-19.4%178$330$251,351,690184
Jan 9Sunday31$32,930-43.9%-30.4%178$185$251,384,620185
Jan 10Monday32$5,340-83.8%-76.4%178$30$251,389,960186
Jan 11Tuesday32$8,010+50%-52.2%178$45$251,397,970187
Jan 12Wednesday32$7,120-11.1%-44.4%178$40$251,405,090188
Jan 13Thursday32$8,885+24.8%-18%178$49$251,413,975189
Jan 14Friday36$12,335+38.8%-53.8%137$90$251,426,310190
Jan 15Saturday34$27,385+122%-53.4%137$199$251,453,695191
Jan 16Sunday34$23,290-15%-29.3%137$170$251,476,985192
Jan 17
MLK Day
Monday32$24,660+5.9%+361.8%137$180$251,501,645193
Jan 18Tuesday36$4,110-83.3%-48.7%137$30$251,505,755194
Jan 19Wednesday35$4,085-0.6%-42.6%137$29$251,509,840195
Jan 20Thursday35$4,145+1.5%-53.3%137$30$251,513,985196