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Even though Minions: The Rise of Gru only premiered in theaters earlier this summer, the latest Despicable Me spinoff has already proven to be a global box office smash, earning nearly $800 million to date, while kicking off a viral TikTok trend known as the ‘#gentleminions challenge in the process. And now, fans can stream Rise of Gru on-demand, with the DVD now available for preorder. Whether you’re looking to try your hand at the TikTok challenge or know of a Despicable Me fan, take a look at our list of the best Minions merchandise below to celebrate the animated blockbuster right now.
1. ‘Kill Bananas’ T-Shirt
This T-shirt features a hilarious take on Quentin Tarantino’s classic Kill Bill with a Minion twist. Available in a variety of colors and sizes.
2. Custom Minion Tumbler
Customize this tumbler with any name you’d like, whether this is a personalized gift for yourself or a special Minion fan in your life. Available in 20 or 30 fluid ounce sizes.
3. Minions Best Friend Heart Pendent
Show your best friend just how much you love them with this handmade Minion heart pendent. Can be designed for wearing around your neck on a necklace, or attached to a keychain, backpack, or purse.
4. ‘The Rise of Gru’ Laugh & Giggle Plush
This adorable plush toy is also entertaining; just push Bob the Minion’s hand and he’ll laugh and giggle. Makes for a perfect gift, or if you’re in need of someone to laugh at your jokes.
5. ‘Despicable Me’ Backpack and Lunch Box
The new school year will be here before you know it, so get a start on your back-to-school shopping for your little one with this Minion-themed backpack and lunch box, which includes some fun stickers and a backpack clip.
6. ‘Despicable Me’ DVD Collection
So how did those lovable yellow creatures take the world by storm? Experience the origin of the Minions with this three-film DVD collection, featuring Despicable Me, Despicable Me 2, and the first Minions film.
7. ‘The Rise of Gru’ Disco Dancing Bob
This dancing Bob the Minion plush is bound to brighten someone’s day or make for a worthy decoration for your desk. Simply touch Bob’s foot to make him move his arms and break out some disco-dancing moves.
8. ‘Despicable Me’ Minion Personalized Towel Set
This customizable towel set would make a worthy addition to any Minion fan’s bathroom, whether you’re gifting this to a friend or yourself. These handmade cotton towels are expertly stitched and soft to the touch. Available in a variety of styles and colors.
9. Minions iPhone Case
This hilarious iPhone case will get a few laughs and keep your smartphone safe alike. Available for a variety of models and sizes, as well as types whether you prefer a softer, or tougher, case.
10. Minions Luggage ID Tags
Something tells us you won’t have any problems identifying, or keeping track of, your luggage once it’s outfitted with these distinctly designed Minion ID tags.