If you are looking for a summer movie to watch together with your kids, there are several options available for you. There are a number of animated movies released recently that will help you and your kids bond together while at the theater. Out of the different kid-friendly selections, Despicable Me 2 is one of the better choices if you have only have time to watch one movie with the kids. You can catch the other movies on Blue ray or DVD when they come out.
Despicable Me 2 is the sequel to the highly successful 2010 blockbuster Despicable Me. The story follows the new life of erstwhile villain Gru who has now reformed and became a hands-on parent to his three adopted daughters. He is also living a new life making delicious jams and jellies. However, his life takes a new turn as the Anti-Villain League requested for his services to locate a magnet-wielding master villain who stole a secret laboratory. This leads the reformed villain to become the good guy for a change and work to save the world while handling daddy duties. Will he be successful at both and get rid of his villain tag once and for all? This is more or less where revolves and the adventures start and end.
Despicable Me 2 is a good and fun movie to watch for both the kids and parents. The kids will laugh at the antics of the popular Minions, those cute yellow-colored assistants who acquired some added screen time due to their immense popularity in the first movie. Parents can also relate to Gru’s struggles in taking care of his adopted girls single-handedly. He even has to dress up as a mother just to fulfill a certain role for his beloved daughters. The movie is a blend of funny and touching with endearing elements that make it a movie worth watching as a family.