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Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel (2009)

PG  |   |  Animation, Comedy, Family  |  23 December 2009 (USA)
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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 overview, first billed only:
Alvin (voice)
Simon (voice)
Theodore (voice)
Eleanor (voice)
Jeanette (voice)
Brittany (voice)
Julie (as Anjelah Johnson)
Xander (as Chris Warren Jr.)


After a concert mishap lands Dave in the hospital, Alvin, Simon, and Theodore end up in the care of Dave's twenty-something cousin Toby. When the Chipmunks put aside their stardom to return to school to win a annual "Battle of the Bands" competition to save the school's music program. But the boys meet their match with the Chipettes, Brittany, Jeanette, & Eleanor, who are working for the Chipmunks's ex-manager Ian Hawke. Romantic sparks and crazy mishaps happen when the Chipmunks and Chipettes square off.

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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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Release Date:

23 December 2009 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Alvin and the Chipmunks 2: The Squeakquel  »

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Box Office


$75,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£5,347,191 (UK) (25 December 2009)


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

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The bobble-heads on Dr. Rubin's desk are Ryan (QB-3) and Xander (RB-34). See more »


While the chipmunks are spinning in the bowl on the food processor they start spinning counter clockwise, then the shot switches to a close up and when it switches back to the wide shot just before they are thrown out of the bowl, they are spinning clockwise as they are thrown out of the left side of the bowl towards the hanging pots and pans. See more »


Brittany: Hey Ian! In the words of The Donald, "You're fired!"
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Crazy Credits

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Written by Ali Dee (as Ali Dee Theodore), Alana Da Fonseca, Michael Klein ( as Mike Klein) and John McCurry
Performed by Queensberry
Queensberry performs courtesy of Cheyenne Records GmbH/Starwatch Music GmbH/Warner Music Group Germany GmbH
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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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