Illumination Entertainment is an American Production Company that was started in 2007. They are famous for producing films like Despicable Me and its sequel, Despicable Me 2. Its highest grossing film ever is “Minions” which grossed over a billion dollars since its release in July 2015. The Minions movie was a prequel to Despicable Me and shows the origin of the tiny, yellow creatures and all the masters they served before serving Gru. It received rave reviews and is very popular among the younger generation. There is a lot of merchandise based on the minions both from Despicable Me and the Minions movie itself.