Metacritic Movie Ratings
Despicable Me Reviews

4.0

72

out of 100

Metascore®
Generally favorable reviews
Based on a weighted average of all critic review scores.

A sample of reviews from critics across the country.

  • 91

    out of 100

    Entertainment WeeklyLisa Schwarzbaum

    Another 3-D animated kid movie demonstrates that cartoon storytelling pitched to young people is the last, best refuge of sprightly filmmaking this hard, hot summer.

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  • 80

    out of 100

    The Hollywood ReporterKirk 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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  • 75

    out of 100

    USA TodayClaudia Puig

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

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  • 60

    out of 100

    Wall Street JournalJoe Morgenstern

    It looks so stylish that thinking about its plot is strictly optional.

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