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Pitch Perfect (2012)

PG-13 | | 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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Beca
... Jesse
... Benji
... Chloe
... Aubrey
... Fat Amy
... Stacie
... Cynthia Rose
... Lilly
... Jessica (as Kelley Alice Jakle)
Wanetah Walmsley ... Denise
... Ashley
... Mary Elise
Nicole Lovince ... Kori
... Bumper (as Adam DeVine)
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Storyline

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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Comedy | Music | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for sexual material, language and drug references | See all certifications »

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Box Office

Budget:

$17,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,149,433, 30 September 2012, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$65,001,093

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$113,042,075
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Trivia

In the Riff-Off scene, one of the categories is "Songs Ruined By Glee (2009)." Anna Camp (Aubrey) guest starred in Glee: Sectionals (2009). Moreover, Skylar Astin and Lea Michele (Glee (2009)'s lead actress) worked together on the original Broadway production of the musical "Spring Awakening". Furthermore, Skylar Astin guest starred in Glee: City of Angels (2014) and an episode of Glee. Finally, Anna Kendrick (Beca), Rebel Wilson (Fat Amy), Elizabeth Banks (Gail) and Matthew Morrison (Will Schuester from Glee (2009)) appeared together in What to Expect When You're Expecting (2012). See more »

Goofs

Just before Beca's attempt to make amends with Jesse, she turns a corner on the way to his room. As the shot begins, there is an extra "walking" down the hallway in the opposite direction; however it is clear that the extra was standing still as the shot began and started walking as Beca turned the corner, which looks highly unnatural. See more »

Quotes

Aubrey: We shall begin by drinking the blood of the sisters that came before you.
Beca: Dude, no.
Chloe: Don't worry, it's Boone's Farm.
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References The Sixth Sense (1999) See more »

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Bust a Move
Written by Marvin Young, Matt Dike, Michael Ross, Luther Rabb (as Luther James Rabb), Jim Walters
Performed by Marvin Young (as Young MC)
Courtesy of Delicious Vinyl
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Aca-mazing. Truly enjoyed Pitch Perfect.
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I absolutely loved this movie. Saw an advanced screening and the entire theater was laughing and clapping throughout the movie! Refreshing to see a comedy and musical combo. A lot like Glee (minus the cheesy factor) mixed with witty comedy like in Bridesmaids and other modern popular comedies. Great casting! Any college girl is bound to love it. This is a movie even my mom would enjoy. It held my interest throughout and i think it was well produced. My boyfriend even enjoyed the comedy aspect of it! A great girls night out movie choice or even a date night movie. I feel like overall everybody loved it, I definitely did. I hope this movie earns the recognition it deserves. Its going to be a hit among young audiences like myself!


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