Minions are ruling our world! Minions, a prequel to the Despicable Me franchise, is setting glorious box office records. Its July 9 previews in the US earned US $6.2 million. Within one week since its release, the animation has raked in over US $125 million from the 26 international markets, including Hong Kong. Those who go bananas for this funny tribe must be collecting Minion accessories in order to keep the gibberish-speaking creatures in mind.