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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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The story line between Bumper and Fat Amy was not in the script. Adam DeVine and Rebel Wilson would improvise during their scenes together, and Devine would often try to kiss her. This led to Devine and Wilson to create a back story for their two characters and their relationship. The film makers thought the hostile, sexual chemistry between the two was funny and kept some of the scenes in the film - though according to the two actors, there was a lot that was cut out, including a reference to a one night stand. See more »

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When Amy gets a burrito thrown at her, the amount of sauce on her shirt varies between shots. See more »

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Aubrey: I can see your toner through those jeans!
Beca: That's my dick!
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Riff Off: Mickey/Like A Virgin/Hit Me With Your Best Shot/It Must Have Been Love/S & M/Let's Talk About Sex/I'll Make Love To You/Feels Like The First Time/No Diggity
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Written by Michael Chapman, Nicolas Chinn, Tom Kelly, Billy Steinberg, Eddie Schwartz, Per Gessle, Sandy Wilhelm, Ester Dean, T.E. Hermansen, Mikkel S. Eriksen, Herbie Azor, Kenneth 'Babyface' Edmonds, Michael L. Jones, Chauncey Hannibal, Teddy Riley, William Stewart, Richard Vick, Queen Pen & Bill Withers
Performed by The Treblemakers, The BU Harmonics, The Barden Bellas & The High Notes,
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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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