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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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Alvin (voice)
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Simon (voice)
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Theodore (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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Release Date:

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

The chipmunks were spinning in the the bowl on the food processor and they flew out, the phone rang and they answered it. Somehow in between the time they flew out and they answered the phone, the food processor is turned off, but no one went back to it to turn it off. See more »

Quotes

Toby: What was school like for me? Uh, in a word: awesome. But, you know, that's 'cause I was like extremely popular.
Simon: Is that why you still live with your grandma?
Alvin: And refer to yourself as "The Tobester?"
Theodore: And go
[imitating video game]
Theodore: pyu pyu pyu all day?
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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 »

Connections

Features Meerkat Manor (2005) See more »

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Written by Corinne Bailey Rae, John Beck and Steve Chrisanthou (as Steven Chrisanthou)
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User Reviews

 
Good, so long as you don't expect a serious film
28 December 2009 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I really enjoyed this film, but mostly because I went in with the expectation that I would have an hour and a half of laughs and general fun, not a serious film. I have seen the first film, and this isn't as good as it, but probably because film makers always use up all there best ideas in the first films, very few sequels live up to or surpass the originals. Obviously it's not the sort of film you can watch again and again, the jokes are clichéd and will quickly become old to anyone over the age of about 8. It never ceases to amaze me why adults go and see a children's film and somehow expect a serious film. All in all, good fun, the quality of the film isn't bad. Children will enjoy this, and their parents won't be bored by it either!


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