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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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A sequel to the 2012 musical comedy that follows Fat Amy and Beca through their senior year at Barden University.

Director: Elizabeth Banks
Stars: Anna Kendrick, Elizabeth Banks, Brittany Snow
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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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Comedy | Music | Romance

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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

Anna Kendrick said on the Late Show with David Letterman: Episode #20.19 (2012) that she learned her audition song "You're Going to Miss Me When I'm Gone" performed with the plastic cup from a viral video. It was incorporated into the movie after the producers learned she already knew how to do it. See more »

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When Jesse is about to start the end of "The Breakfast Club," he turns one of the lamps next to Beca's bed off. Since there is a light on Beca's desk, the room should still be lit, but the room goes completely dark. See more »

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Fat Amy: [out of breath from learning choreography] I should have taken that cardio tip more seriously.
Aubrey: How much have you done?
Fat Amy: You just saw it.
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References Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) See more »

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Give Me Everything
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Performed by The Barden Bellas
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Aca-mazing. Truly enjoyed Pitch Perfect.
12 September 2012 | by (College Station) – See all my reviews

I absolutely loved this movie. Saw an advanced screening and the entire theater was laughing and clapping throughout the movie! Refreshing to see a comedy and musical combo. A lot like Glee (minus the cheesy factor) mixed with witty comedy like in Bridesmaids and other modern popular comedies. Great casting! Any college girl is bound to love it. This is a movie even my mom would enjoy. It held my interest throughout and i think it was well produced. My boyfriend even enjoyed the comedy aspect of it! A great girls night out movie choice or even a date night movie. I feel like overall everybody loved it, I definitely did. I hope this movie earns the recognition it deserves. Its going to be a hit among young audiences like myself!


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