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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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Trivia

Elizabeth Banks and John Michael Higgins do the announcing in the movie and do so in a goofy manner, a reference to John Michael Higgins in the movie "Best in Show" where one of the announcers also announces in a goofy manner. See more »

Goofs

At the a-ca-initiation you see Donald dancing then next you see him with Bumper. See more »

Quotes

Donald: Whenever you're ready, dude.
Cynthia Rose: [Scoffs and takes off her hat, revealing her pink hair] Yeah, hi. My name is Cynthia Rose.
Donald: Huh. Not a dude. It's not a dude.
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Crazy Credits

At the end of the credits, there is a single tone from an apparent a capella group. See more »

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Just the Way You Are
Written by Khari Chain, Peter Hernandez, Bruno Mars, Philip Lawrence, Ari Levine, Cassius D. Kalb (as Khalil Walton), and Flo Rida (as Tramar Dillard)
Performed by The Barden Bellas, 'Brittany Snow (I)'
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Crazy Funny!!!
13 July 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Take Bring It On, Glee (not in the icky cheesy way, but because there's singing involved, the good kind), Mean Girls, and add some quick-witted, sharp-tongued dialogue and commentary, and you have the funniest of movies.

At first I was leery: a movie about A Cappella singing groups; I thought at best, it would be a teen flick. Yes, I know, Anna Kendrick. But bigger (some better) names have made some doozies. But, I was unbelievably surprised. Every kind of humour is covered here, and done to absolute perfection. You will be adopting many, many of the lines into your daily lexicon.

For me, Rebel Wilson (as Fat Amy) and Elizabeth Banks (as Gail, the commentator) have some of the most hysterically smart lines ever committed to celluloid (right up there with Young Frankenstein).

Loved it.


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