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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

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

Theodore: [screaming] Eagle! Eagle!
Ryan: Get him!
Theodore: [screaming] Bully! Bully!
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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

References The Apprentice (2004) See more »

Soundtracks

The Song
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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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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