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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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Beca's headphones are Sony MDR-7506 and Beyer Dynamic DT770pro, both large diaphragm closed earcup designs favored among DJs and broadcasters. See more »

Goofs

Twice we see the sign on the door of the radio station showing 85.7 FM while we hear it advertised as 95.7 FM. (Also, frequencies below 87.5 FM are not used in the United States.) See more »

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Kimmy Jin: The white girl is back.
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The Universal logo fanfare is sung a cappella by the Treblemakers. See more »

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References Slumdog Millionaire (2008) See more »

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We Came to Smash (In A Black Tuxedo)
Written by Martin Solveig (as Martin Picandet), Julien Jabre, and Dev (as Devin Tailes)
Performed by Martin Solveig ft. Dev
Courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corp., Temps D'Avance, Universal Music France, Mercury Division
By arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
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New Cult Classic
11 February 2013 | by (Netherlands) – See all my reviews

This is a movie when you are sick and take look at your DVD's you will pick out and watch to feel better. It is in the range of Sister Act and High School Musical, movies you definitely watch more than once. Anna Kendrick carries the movie with ease and leaves enough room for the rest to blossom. The singing is pretty good, Brittney Snow an Anna stand out for me. The "Just the way you are" clip is on youtube and will give you a good impression. Off course there's a girl meets boy story in it, there should be. A nice guy is hitting on here and she let's him in one bit at a time. Simple and well written imho. The final performance you have to watch and listen more than once to understand all the detail and appreciate the arrangement. There's only one disturbing thing in the movie and that's way to much puke, way over the top. But not one movie is perfect ;) If you like feel good movies with singing, you will enjoy this movie!


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