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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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Eleanor (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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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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When Alvin and the Chipettes are on the toy motorbike, Digger the NASCAR gopher briefly pops out of a manhole. See more »

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The address of Dave's house changes back and forth between 1958 (date of the first Chipmunks record) and 1516 throughout the film. See more »

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Alvin: Si, don't make me have to kiss you because I'll do it! I don't care! Here come the lips! Makeout train is leaving the station! Toot toot!
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User Reviews

 
Funnier than a lot of kids' movies
2 January 2010 | by (Ohio) – See all my reviews

I don't understand the severely low rating for this film. 2.7?

I was prepared for something awful but wanted to do something with the 4 younger kids before they headed back to school.

This is the movie they wanted to see.

I've seen a lot of kids' movies and this is definitely among the funnier ones I've seen.

My 8-year-old and I sat next to each other and had a hard time controlling our laughter on a few occasions.

I told my husband he definitely has to see this when it comes out on video. I can't wait to watch it with him!

Give it a try - maybe even risk raising your expectations a little!


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