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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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Jason Moore

Writers:

Kay Cannon (screenplay), Mickey Rapkin (based on the book by)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Anna Kendrick ... Beca
Skylar Astin ... Jesse
Ben Platt ... Benji
Brittany Snow ... Chloe
Anna Camp ... Aubrey
Rebel Wilson ... Fat Amy
Alexis Knapp ... Stacie
Ester Dean ... Cynthia Rose
Hana Mae Lee ... Lilly
Kelley Jakle ... Jessica (as Kelley Alice Jakle)
Wanetah Walmsley ... Denise
Shelley Regner ... Ashley
Caroline Fourmy ... Mary Elise
Nicole Lovince ... Kori
Adam Devine ... 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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Genres:

Comedy | Music | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 October 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Pitch Perfect See more »

Filming Locations:

Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA See more »

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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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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | Datasat | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Although never working together before, Anna Kendrick (Beca) and Skylar Astin (Jesse) share a connection with the prestigious performing arts camp Stagedoor Manor in upstate New York. Astin attended the camp for multiple years and appeared in the documentary Stagedoor (2006), and Kendrick starred in Camp (2003) which was based on and filmed at Stagedoor Manor. See more »

Goofs

When the girls are notified that a competing team was disqualified and that they are now going to the finals, one of the Cynthia Rose is shown playing poker. They were playing from left to right and poker is played from right to left. See more »

Quotes

Beca: Hey. You must be Kimmy Jin. I'm Beca.
Kimmy Jin: [Silence]
Beca: No English?
Kimmy Jin: [Silence]
Beca: Yes English?
Kimmy Jin: [Silence]
Beca: Just tell me where you're at with English...
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Crazy Credits

The Universal logo fanfare is sung a cappella by the Treblemakers. See more »


Soundtracks

I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)
Written by Charlie Reid (as Charles Stobo Reid) and Craig Reid (as Craig Morris Reid)
Performed by The Proclaimers
Courtesy of Comic Relief Limited
Under exclusive license to Chrysalis Records Ltd.
Under license from EMI Film & Television Music
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Watch out - you're going to like it whether you want to or not!
5 October 2012 | by penwah2See 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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