Despicable Me 3 Special Edition on Digital TODAY! + Reader Giveaway

Thanksgiving weekend is the perfect time to cuddle up with the family to watch a movie and this year you’re in luck because Despicable Me 3 Special Edition is available on Digital TODAY! That’s right, now you can watch the #1 animated comedy of the year at home!

The characters beloved by everyone – Gru, his wife Lucy, their three adorable daughters (Margo, Edith and Agnes) and the Minions – provide hours of family fun in this heartwarming comedy.Plus, this special edition includes an All-New Mini Movie, Minion moments and iTunes Extras!


Illumination, the studio that brought you Sing, The Secret Life of Pets and the Despicable Me franchise, continues the adventures of Gru and his family in Despicable Me 3. After he is fired from the Anti-Villain League for failing to take down Balthazar Bratt, the latest evil mastermind to threaten humanity, Gru finds himself in the midst of a major identity crisis. But when a mysterious stranger shows up to inform Gru that he has a long-lost twin brother — a brother who desperately wishes to follow in his twin’s despicable footsteps — the former super-villain rediscovers just how good it feels to be bad. Starring Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig, Trey Parker, Miranda Cosgrove, Dana Gaier, Nev Scharrel, Steve Coogan, Jenny Slate and Julie Andrews.

Follow along with Despicable Me 3 through its official pages:

Official Website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram

Reader Giveaway: One lucky Thrifty Jinxy reader will win their own Despicable Me 3 Special Edition via iTunes. To enter, just complete the entry form below by 11:59pm ET on 11/22/17. Good luck!

Despicable Me 3 Special Edition Digital Giveaway

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  1. I like the little girls.

  2. I like the minions because they are so cute and simple. Thank you

  3. Stephanie Liske says:

    We love the minions. They are super silly.

  4. Lilith Katz says:

    We love the minions because they are hilarious

  5. Tonya Mcminn says:

    I like the minions because they’re so cute.

  6. chrisy beason says:

    My family loved The Minions because they are silly! Laughing is always good!

  7. Heather Bridson says:

    I love the minions! I think my favorite thing about them is that they are funny, even when its not the right place for it.

  8. Gru is my favorite, but I also love how well the minions get their point across!

  9. Cara Kirkland says:

    My grandson loves all of the minions!

  10. shirley emitt says:

    I like that they are just funny, and our kids love them.

  11. Jennifer Vega says:

    Love how cute they are and how the communicate with each other!

  12. These movies just make me laugh – and I’m not too ashamed to admit it!

  13. My favorite thing about the minions is how funny they are. They can laugh at themselves and at each other. I love that.

  14. Ashley Wheeler says:

    My kids love everything about the minions! I’m up with my 3 year old who is up sick at 1 am watching the 2nd one.

  15. Andy Gonzalez says:

    The Minions are awesome! My favorite thing about them is how silly and funny they can be!

  16. Brigitte Bauman says:

    My favorite thing about Despicable Me 3 is that the movie made me smile all day after I watched it.

  17. Thought this was a cuter movie, love the minions and their hair-brained problem solving solutions.

  18. I love that GRu has a twin!

  19. I love that GRu has a twin!

  20. Jennifer Cervantes says:

    I love that gru has a twin and the girls are always my favorite.

  21. i like the familial relationships

  22. I love the relationship between Gru and the girls.

  23. Antoinette M says:

    I love the minions. They are just so funny!

  24. susan smoaks says:

    i love that the minions always make me laugh. i am such a big fan.

  25. We like the minions, they’re so cute.

  26. The minions are cute and funny!

  27. I like the minions because they are so cute and super funny.

  28. Love Minions!

  29. Of course the minions are cute and the little girls as well but what about gru … I have loved steve Carrol from the office. He has a way of playing a bad guy that makes him a good guy that you feel sorry for and understand why he is the way that heis !! Idk how but he does its crazy. I watch it for Gru my son for the minions lol

  30. Jeremy McLaughlin says:

    Like how funny it is.

  31. I like how funny the minions can be

  32. I have not watched this before but it looks cute.

  33. Jodi Hassel says:

    I love how adorable the minions are!

  34. Kathy Pease says:

    I have never seen these movies but the minions look so cute

  35. Jessica Miller says:

    I like how funny they are! I also like how how gru adopts the girls its a cute story too.

  36. The Minions are so cute and they are very funny.

  37. Renee Rousseau says:

    I love the personalities of all the characters from Minions to wee little girls! Wholesome and fun adventures!

  38. I like the Minions jail song.

  39. I like the little girls, they are so cute and funny.

  40. We love the cast and cute plot!

  41. Robin Abrams says:

    We love how funny they are

  42. My older son has never watched the first movie in its entirely. My niece on the other hand LOVES them and laughs watching them.

  43. We have always liked the Despicable Me movies. They are pretty funny and we like the minions a lot.

  44. I love the minions and the little girls…

  45. I like that the Minons are fun and make me laugh.

  46. Christian Alejandro says:

    I love their language! Reminds me of the sims and their gibberish.

  47. Philip Lawrence says:

    I like that the Minions speak in their own language but that I can understand what they are saying without understanding their words.

  48. Anna Tetreault says:

    The girls are my favorites… the minions are more my son’s speed . He loves them!

  49. Shannon Graham says:

    I can’t wait to see this movie! I haven’t gotten to see it yet and I’m dying!

  50. Ellen Scott says:

    Glad to know that you are a big fan of minions and despicable me, too!

  51. This movie took some unexpected turns.

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