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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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5 October 2012 (USA)  »

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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

Jesse's college room number is 334, seen when Beca tries to apologize to him. See more »

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After the Treblemakers' first performance, you see the blonde Treble walk past the Barden Bellas. The shot is cut and you then see him walking towards the Bellas again. See more »

Quotes

Sigma Beta Frat Guys: [Chanting] Taking names, taking numbers, join our righteous frat! If you ain't pledging Sigma Beta, you ain't worth no crap!
Benji: That's a double negative!
Jesse: That's a lot of negatives.
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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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Referenced in Mike & Mike: Episode dated 4 July 2013 (2013) See more »

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Hit Me with Your Best Shot
Written by Eddie Schwartz (as Edward Schwartz)
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Watch out - you're going to like it whether you want to or not!
5 October 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

We two 50+ grandmas went to see this film on the spur of the moment because we enjoy musical movies. We were probably the oldest people in the audience which ranged down to younger teens but everyone, regardless of age, was laughing and having a grand time. Much less schmaltzy and self-serious than Glee, but wonderful vocals and dancing and personality. You can't help but fall in love with the hilariously quirky characters, especially Rebel Wilson as the irrepressible Fat Amy, Elizabeth Banks as Gail, the sexually frustrated female announcer, and Hanna Mae Lee as Lilly, the wackadoo who releases the most shocking comments in a voice that barely exceeds a murmur. Fun, feel-good and highly entertaining.


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