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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 a-ca-initiation the cup that Bumper is holding repeatedly switches hands between shots. See more »

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Stacie: I have a confession. I have a lot of sex.
Fat Amy: Yeah. we know.
Stacie: Only because I just told you.
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References Schindler's List (1993) See more »

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Magic
Written by Rivers Cuomo, Lukasz Gottwald, and Bobby Simmons Jr.
Performed by The Treblemakers
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Cool and funny movie.
25 February 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

About a few months ago, a friend of mine introduced this to me. I kinda thought it was a movie about drama, but I watched it to find out. It was hilarious, the quotes the characters say and their actions. It was an excellent movie for me, and it was one of the best movies I have ever seen, but it wasn't the best. I would have gave it a 10 if it wasn't for the ending (hint: post-performance), but it's a 9. It was still a funny movie that is full of entertainment. Also watched it with a few friends that have not heard of this.

Highly recommended for comedy lovers and fans of A Capella. Loved this film, and for some reason I cannot stop watching it. I also loved the music and the voices of the Bellas and the Treblemakers. I watched it about eleven times. Love it.


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