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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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Ian
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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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Brittany (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

Jason Lee was meant to have a larger role in this film, but his screen time was rewritten shorter than planned due to scheduling conflicts with My Name is Earl (2005). Most of his scenes were filled in with Zachary Levi's character, Toby Seville. See more »

Goofs

At the sing-off, when the Chipettes are singing, Ian uses his phone to make a video. He says "If you like what you see, call Ian Hawke...." however, when the video is seen on a website by some record executives, Ian says "If you're interested..." See more »

Quotes

Alvin: [entering classroom for the first time] Ah, I love the smell of zitcream in the morning!
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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

Referenced in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #18.24 (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

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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The Kids Loved It
11 January 2010 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

I asked my 11 year old and 7 year old daughters what they thought of this film. They both loved it.

The 3 on IMDb is a bit misleading. This is a film for children, not a campaign to win an Academy Award! Obviously there are people out there who take things a little toooooo seriously when rating kid's movies.

My 11 year old daughter writes the following: the movie was great. i love the sounds of those little voices. why are kids films usually getting a 2,3,4? the film the music, adventure,scenes were all entertaining for me.

Remember folks, this is a film for children, the chipmunks have been around for more than 30 years so they must be doing something right. If you want to over analyze a film then do a search on the French new age section and go your hardest, on the other hand if you are looking for pure entertainment for your under 12's then go no further.


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