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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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Alvin (voice)
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Simon (voice)
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Theodore (voice)
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Eleanor (voice)
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Jeanette (voice)
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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

When Ian takes the Chipettes to the roof they perform for him on the Jett Records sign. The sign at the very edge of the building facing the parking lot. As Ian sits on the roof and watches the girls, the sign can be clearly read, but as it is three dimensional made of stylized, cut-out chrome letters, it would be backwards when viewed from the street. See more »

Quotes

Dave: Alvin, you need to share the spotlight. It's not all about you.
Alvin: Sorry, Dave. I can't hear you over the thousands of fans screaming my name.
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Crazy Credits

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I WANT TO KNOW WHAT LOVE IS
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Even the Kiddies Weren't Buying It
2 January 2010 | by (New Jersey) – See all my reviews

Today I had to sit through this movie several times. :-(

As an adult, it wasn't funny or entertaining. But what amused me was the reaction from the kids in the audiences. Almost none of the kids laughed out loud during the matinée viewing (the showing with the most kids in attendance).

Some take away comments from the mouth of babes: "Is it over YET?" "I'm bored" and my personal favorite "That wasn't so funny at all." (poor kid said it over and over again with the "big" jokes.) Plus, I had never seen so many kids ready to leave after the first 15 minutes.

It didn't get better over the course of the evening.


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