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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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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

David Seville is a stage name of Ross Bagdasarian creator of the Chipmunks. He took the name "Seville" from the town in Spain, where he had once done military service. See more »

Goofs

When Ian is is controlling the toy helicopter with the chipmunks on it, he suddenly trips and the controller flies out of his hand. While in the air, it suddenly shrinks enough for one of the chipmunks to catch it. Once one of the chipmunks catches it, it is small enough to fit on Ian's fingertip. See more »

Quotes

Toby: You guys should ask someone who isn't me.
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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 Apocalypse Now (1979) See more »

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WE ARE FAMILY
Written by Bernard Edwards and Nile Rodgers
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User Reviews

 
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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