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Pitch Perfect (2012)

PG-13 | | 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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$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

Beca is seen watching The Breakfast Club (1985) on her laptop. The actor in that scene is Judd Nelson, who was born and raised in Portland, Maine, which is where Anna Kendrick (Beca) is from. See more »

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When Aubrey is puking in their rehearsal, from one angle, the vomit looks like it is inches away from the chairs. In every other angle, it's at least a few feet away. See more »

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Tommy: For the audition, you will sing 16 bars of Kelly Clarkson's 'Since You've Been Gone'. If a group likes you, they will contact you directly. My tone-deaf sidekick, Justin here, will be collecting your information.
Justin: [Walking behind Tommy] If I could sing a lick, I would. But I can't. And I hate myself everyday because of it.
Tommy: [Looks over at Justin] I know.
[Looks back at audience]
Tommy: But if you think this is just some high school club where you can sing and dance your way through any social issue... Or ...
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Soundtracks

Bellas Finals: (medley)
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Consisting of
"Price Tag" written by B.o.B., Jessie J, Lukasz Gottwald, and Claude Kelly
"Don't You (Forget About Me)" written by Keith Forsey and Steve Schiff
"Give Me Everything" written by Pitbull, Ne-Yo and Afrojack (as N. Wall)
"Just The Way You Are" written by Bruno Mars, Philip Lawrence, Ari Levine, Khari Chain and Cassius D. Kalb (also incorrectly attributed to Peter Hernandez and Flo Rida)
"Party In The U.S.A," written by Jessie J, Lukasz Gottwald, Claude Kelly
"Turn The Beat Around" written by Peter Jackson Jr. & Gerald Jackson
Performed by The Barden Bellas
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Do not watch this trash ever, please!!! Ever!!! What a failure!
15 February 2015 | by (Los angeles) – See all my reviews

What a rare disaster! Pointless, talentless, disgusting not even movie but piece of trash!!!

What an ugly Beca!!! And I am not an angry person, but after I watched this waste of money and time, I am very angry at this pure ugliness. I will not run out of curse for idiots who came up with this idea. Awful!!! I gave it score 1 just because they don't have COMPLETE ABSOLUTE ZERO in the system. Trust me , it is real Zero! This is very intellectually degrading and it makes people with brain nauseous and the music is horrifying tasteless pop and the actors look like twilight monsters with unrealistic two dimensional static personalities showing horrible examples to people who watch this. Please never watch NO COSTUMES AT ALL and the costume designer is a fraud!!!!!


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