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Aussie Cinemas Confirm They Won’t Ban People Wearing Suits To See Minions: The Rise Of Gru

Rachel Lang

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Aussie Cinemas Confirm They Won’t Ban People Wearing Suits To See Minions: The Rise Of Gru

Australian cinemas have confirmed that they won't block suited-up lads from seeing Minions: The Rise of Gru.


Lads all around the world are donning their best suits to watch the latest Despicable Me film, which is taking the box office by storm.

Minions: Rise Of Gru might not seem like the typical flick for young men to watch, but you have to remember that meme culture is very strong.


Once inside, the well-dressed group of ‘Gentleminions’ applaud and cheer throughout the film.

Or they have the silent option.

They all sit in a row with their hands together and only their fingers touching - just like Gru does in the film. Or like Mr Burns, if that's more your vibe.

But some have taken it too far, with reports of some gangs of guys starting actual mosh pits in cinemas.


A manager of a Vue Cinema in Worcester, UK, told the Telegraph they had to issue £1,300 ($AUD 2,278) in refunds in just one day due to complaints from those not taking part in the trend.

Some cinemas have been turning away gangs of lads dressed to the nines. Yikes.

But never fear, because Hoyts and Event movie theatres in Australia have confirmed they won't do the dirty on the lads just looking to appreciate Gru in all of his glory.


"We love how much our customers are embracing the mischievous minions in Minions: The Rise of Gru which is currently the most popular film at Event Cinemas," a spokesperson told Junkee.

"We welcome all cinema-goers to come and see it, whatever their attire."

Hoyts also weighed in, but revealed a firmer stance on the behaviour of any 'Gentleminions' that attend their cinemas.

"We welcome all movie-lovers to watch Minions: The Rise of Gru on the big screen at Hoyts," a Hoyts spokesperson said, as per Junkee.


"To ensure that everyone has the very best cinema experience, any disruptive behaviour will not be tolerated, and those guests will be asked to leave the cinema."

Look, that's fair.

At the end of the day, we're all going to see Minions: The Rise of Gru to have a good time.


And people are doing so in droves.

The fifth entry in the Despicable Me franchise took home an impressive $202.2 million ($AUD 296.7 million, £169.2 million) at the worldwide box office , Collider reports.

Featured Image Credit: Universal Pictures. Ben Cashion/TikTok.

Topics: Australia, TV and Film

Rachel Lang
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