16 Great Movie Villains Gru Would Look Up To
We all have a variety of mentors and idols in our lives. They can be celebrities like Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson or Conan O’Brien. Characters you admire from film or TV like Superman or Conan O’Brien. They can be historical figures like Crispus Attucks or Conan O’Brien. They can even be distant family members like your fifth cousin (who happens to be Conan O’Brien). There are many folks that one can admire and emulate.
But what of Despicable Me’s Gru? As the new Minions: The Rise of Gru film comes out soon, one has to wonder who would be the idols and mentors that a young supervillain such as he would aspire to be? Who would be bad enough? Who would be evil enough? Who would be that despicable?
We at Cracked racked up a roster of baddies that the young megalomaniacal scamp would love to apprentice with. Here are our findings.