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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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References to Chris Rock and the E! television network were stricken from the French subtitles, probably due to their lack of notoriety among French audiences. See more »

Goofs

Jessie says that he sang to Beca while she was in a cab. When actually you see in the beginning that Jessie sings to her when the welcomer was talking to her. See more »

Quotes

Gail: John, a change of pace could not come soon enough here for the Barden Bellas. This is not a great way to start their season.
John: Yeah, this number is like an elephant dart to the public's face.
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References The Shawshank Redemption (1994) See more »

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Before We Fall in Love
Written by Jason French Muniz, Daniel Mestanza, Cheapshot, and Jason Rabinowitz
Performed by Damato
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Watch out - you're going to like it whether you want to or not!
5 October 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

We two 50+ grandmas went to see this film on the spur of the moment because we enjoy musical movies. We were probably the oldest people in the audience which ranged down to younger teens but everyone, regardless of age, was laughing and having a grand time. Much less schmaltzy and self-serious than Glee, but wonderful vocals and dancing and personality. You can't help but fall in love with the hilariously quirky characters, especially Rebel Wilson as the irrepressible Fat Amy, Elizabeth Banks as Gail, the sexually frustrated female announcer, and Hanna Mae Lee as Lilly, the wackadoo who releases the most shocking comments in a voice that barely exceeds a murmur. Fun, feel-good and highly entertaining.


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