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Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel (2009)

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The world famous singing pre-teen chipmunk trio return to contend with the pressures of school, celebrity, and a rival female music group known as The Chipettes.

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Cast

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Storyline

Pop sensations Alvin, Simon and Theodore end up in the care of Dave Seville's twenty-something nephew Toby. The boys must put aside music super stardom to return to school, and are tasked with saving the school's music program by winning the $25,000 prize in a battle of the bands. But the Chipmunks unexpectedly meet their match in three singing chipmunks known as The Chipettes -- Brittany, Eleanor and Jeanette. Romantic and musical sparks are ignited when the Chipmunks and Chipettes square off. Written by 20th Century Fox

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The Boys are back in town... and they have competition


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Rated PG for some mild rude humor | See all certifications »

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23 December 2009 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Alvin and the Chipmunks 2: The Squeakquel  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$75,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£5,347,191 (UK) (25 December 2009)

Gross:

$219,613,391 (USA) (14 May 2010)
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Trivia

It was originally scheduled to be premiered on March 19, 2010, but it was moved up to a Christmas 2009 release instead. See more »

Goofs

In the first classroom scene, when the girls run up to meet the chipmunks, the camera shows two students sitting behind Ryan and Xander. The camera cuts and shows the men have switched places. See more »

Quotes

Dave: [yelling over the phone] Alvin!
Alvin: Yep, nobody does that better than him.
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Crazy Credits

After the very last credit scrolls off the top of the screen, there is one more little scene. See more »

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NOT SO BAD MARCHING BAND
Written by Jeremy Sweet, Amjad Albasel and Sean Vega
Performed by Riverside College Marching Band
Courtesy of Marc Ferrari / MasterSource
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User Reviews

 
Cute and entertaining all the way through!
31 December 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I have to laugh at the comments about "not having substance." Um, this is 'Alvin and the Chipmunks,' right? If you really are concerned about what "messages" this movie is sending your children (or....yourself?), then there is a plain, easy-to-grasp theme about family and friends sticking together. I'm not sure what else you want.

Beyond that, the film is very cute, funny, and entertaining all the way through. The female-counterpart "Chipettes" add something new, but don't take away from the Chipmunks. Zachary Levin and David Cross are charming and amusing in their respective roles. If you liked the first movie, then you will be entertained by the "squeakquel."


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