Why Gen Z Is Wearing Suits To See "Minions: The Rise Of Gru"

    If you know, you know. And if you don't know, you're probably extremely confused.

    It happened with Sonic the Hedgehog, it happened with Morbius. Now, Minions: The Rise of Gru is the latest movie to get the social media spotlight shined on it.

    Some very internet-y concepts

    The roots of #gentleminions go back to 2019

    Millennial vs. Gen Z humor

    The Patrick Bateman of it all

    Other examples of movies getting the social media treatment

    Fast-forward to today

    Memes with real-world impact: the Szechuan sauce

    Memes with real-world impact: Sonic the Hedgehog redesign

    Memes with real-world impact: It's morbin' time

    Animation isn't just for kids!

    And so...#gentleminions

    The #gentleminions themselves

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    Again, this movie had the biggest Fourth of July box office weekend in history.

    Mad Men's Don Draper isn't going to miss out on the landmark event.

    A minion for a child?

    A minion for a...lover?

    Things have also gotten a little too crazy at some theaters.

    In one of these videos, they all seem to be speaking minion?

    In fact, things got so out of hand that some theaters aren't even taking a chance.

    If you want to get in on #gentleminions, be mindful of your theater.

    Do you think the Barbie movie theaters will get as wild as some of the Minions showings? Let me know in the comments!