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The Chipmunks compete with the Chipettes in a round the world race.

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David Seville / Alvin Seville / Simon Seville (voice) (as Ross Bagdasarian)
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Klaus Furschtien (voice) (as Anthony DeLongis)
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Storyline

Alvin has entered himself and Simon and Theodore in a hot-air balloon race around the world against the Chipettes to deliver diamonds for a group of diamond smugglers. The winners will collect a prize of $100,000. Kids and adults will enjoy this film made with musical numbers by the Chipmunks and the Chipettes. Written by Corey Semple <corey.semple@earthlink.com>

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Here's Alvin, Simon, and Theodore in their first feature film See more »


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22 May 1987 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Alvin és a mókusok a világ körül  »

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$6,804,312 (USA)
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Production of the movie became too time consuming, and with the deadline for the completed project fast approaching, several scenes in the original script had to be re-written to make them simpler for the animators to animate (including the sacrificing scene), or cut from the script completely, thus resulting in a much shorter movie with fewer locations The Chipmunks and Chipettes actually visit. See more »

Goofs

When Klaus is about to start the race we see Sophie holding the rope to the boy's balloon. In the next shot she has the rope to the girl's balloon as well. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
David Seville: The taxi will be here any minute and I'm not even ready! Has anyone seen my tie?
Simon Seville: You're wearing it, Dave.
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Crazy Credits

Siri Dharma Galliano(as Siri D. Galliano) receives a credit as "Chipmunk Masseuse." See more »

Connections

Follows Alvin & the Chipmunks (1983) See more »

Soundtracks

Diamond Dolls
Written by Donna Weiss & Elysee Alexander
Performed by The Chipettes
Produced by Ross Bagdasarian Jr. and Janice Karman
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One of the classics
10 April 2000 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

Another underrated film, which has joined the likes of Transformers the movie in the category of underappreciated classics.

Like Transformers the movie, A Chipmunk Adventure has a cartoon series backing it up, so fans go into the theater already knowing most of the characters. However, the film stands on it's own and does not rely on any of the cartoon episodes at all. The story centers around a race around the world between the Chipmunks and the Chipettes. Simple enough. I am glad to see an animated film that isn't another prince and princess, fall in love rehash.

Throughout the show are many memorable moments as well as a variety of songs that anyone could sing along to. I remember as a child loving the "Boys/Girls of Rock n' Roll" song, singing it over and over. I am sure many kids of today would do the same if they have the chance to see this film. There is no sex, minimal violence, and lots of fun.


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