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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)

Opening Weekend:

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

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

Despite what Anna Kendrick's character claims in the movie, Vader (of Darth Vader) does not mean 'father' in German, but it does in Netherlands Dutch. Both the Dutch 'vader' and the German 'Vater' are pronounced with the 'a' as in 'far', instead of the 'a' as in 'later'. In the German dubbed version of the film this was changed, and Kendrick says that Vader means 'father' in Netherlands Dutch. See more »

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At the activities fair after Benji and Jesse greet Bumper, Bumper tells the Treblemakers to match pitch, however they do not match pitch, they harmonize. See more »

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Tommy: Listen up, a-ca-ballers.
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The Universal logo fanfare is sung a cappella by the Treblemakers. See more »

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References Schindler's List (1993) See more »

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I'll Make Love to You
Written by Kenneth 'Babyface' Edmonds
Performed by The Barden Bellas
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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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