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Pitch Perfect (2012)

 -  Comedy | Music | Romance  -  5 October 2012 (USA)
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Beca, a freshman at Barden University, is cajoled into joining The Bellas, her school's all-girls singing group. Injecting some much needed energy into their repertoire, The Bellas take on their male rivals in a campus competition.

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The Barden Bellas are a collegiate, all-girls a cappella singing group thriving on female pop songs and their perfect looks. After a disastrous failing at last year's finals, they are forced to regroup. Among the new recruits is freshman Beca, an independent, aspiring DJ with no interest in the college life. But after she meets Jesse, from the rival all-male a cappella group, Beca has a new outlook and takes it upon herself to help the Bellas find their new look and sound and get back into the competition. Written by napierslogs

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Rated PG-13 for sexual material, language and drug references | See all certifications »

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$17,000,000 (estimated)

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$5,149,433 (USA) (28 September 2012)

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$64,998,368 (USA) (8 February 2013)
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Trivia

At one point, while Beca is attending the activities fair and checking out the booth for the DJs (Deaf Jews), a spirited game of Quidditch (from the Harry Potter books and movies) can be seen going on in the background, including players straddling broomsticks and one player shouting "Throw me the Quaffle!" Simulated Quidditch games have been enacted on a number of university campuses in recent years. See more »

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When Jesse and Beca are sitting on the grass multiple people in the background are wearing the same outfits that they wore on move in day. See more »

Quotes

Jesse: So, what's your deal? Are you one of those girls who's all dark and mysterious, then she takes off her glasses and that amazingly scary ear spike and you realize that, you know, she was beautiful the whole time?
Beca: I don't wear glasses.
Jesse: Then you're halfway there.
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Crazy Credits

At the end of the credits, there is a single tone from an apparent a capella group. See more »

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References The Breakfast Club (1985) See more »

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I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)
Written by Charlie Reid and Craig Reid
Performed by The Proclaimers
Courtesy of Comic Relief Limited
Under exclusive license to Chrysalis Records Ltd.
Under license from Emi Film & Television Music
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Hilarious Movie, especially appealing to music people!!
12 September 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

My high school choir (and a few other area choirs) received tickets to an advanced screening of this film (I actually just got back from it). To start of, this is an awesome movie, anybody would like it. It's utterly hilarious, I haven't laughed so hard in a long time. If you're a person who's musically involved in any kind of way, you'll like it THAT much more. Great movie, automatically one of my favorites! The acting was superb. Rebel Wilson as Fat Amy stole the show, but the others, such as Anna Kendrick playing Beca and Christopher Mintz-Plasse as Tommy were extremely good. I'm not sure if the actors themselves actually did the singing, but if so, they are all extremely talented.


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