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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

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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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Julie (as Anjelah Johnson)
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Xander (as Chris Warren Jr.)
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Storyline

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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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

Ross Bagdasarian named the Chipmunks after executives at Liberty Records, who released Seville's and the Chipmunks' original albums. Alvin was named for company president Alvin Bennett, Simon for company vice-president/record producer Si Waronker, and Theodore for recording engineer Ted Keep. See more »

Goofs

At the sing-off, when the Chipettes are singing, Ian uses his phone to make a video. At the end, he winks to his phone. However, when the video is seen on a website by some record executives, Ian does not wink. See more »

Quotes

Dave: [to Simon] I'm counting on you.
Alvin: Dave, wait a minute! Why is he in charge?
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Crazy Credits

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THE SONG
Written by Ali Dee (as Ali Dee Theodore), Alana Da Fonseca, Michael Klein ( as Mike Klein) and John McCurry
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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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