Pitch Perfect (2012) Poster



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Followed by 


Jaws (1975)
The movie is mentioned
Rocky (1976)
The movie is mentioned
Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)
The movie is mentioned
National Lampoon's Animal House (1978)
Beca has this DVD
Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
Beca says that she could predict that "Darth Vader is Luke's father" because of the translation of "Vader" in English.
Clash of the Titans (1981)
"The Kraken has been released"
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)
The movie is mentioned
The Thing (1982)
Beca has this DVD
Scarface (1983)
Beca has this DVD
The Breakfast Club (1985)
Jesse makes Judd Nelson's gesture while Beca sings the song from the movie scene.
Say Anything... (1989)
"Say Anything..." is among the DVDs lying on Beca's bed.
Schindler's List (1993)
"Schindler's List" is among the DVDs lying on Beca's bed.
The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
After the fight, Fat Amy refers to Beca as "Shawshank."
The Sixth Sense (1999)
Beca mentions the movie where the kid sees dead people
Dora the Explorer (2000) (TV Series)
Mentioned in dialogue
Best in Show (2000)
Elizabeth Banks and John Michael Higgins, as the announcers, mimic the announcers from Best in Show, also starring Higgins.
Million Dollar Baby (2004)
After the fight, Jesse refers to Beca as "Hilary Swank in 'Million Dollar Baby.'"
Slumdog Millionaire (2008)
"Slumdog Millionaire" is among the DVDs lying on Beca's bed.
Twilight (2008)
Anna Kendrick plays a friend of Bella in the Twilight series, in Pitch Perfect she plays one of "The Bellas."
Glee (2009) (TV Series)
One of the categories in the wheel during the Riff-Off is "Songs ruined by Glee".
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009)
Luke, the college radio DJ played by Freddie Stroma, self-referentially quotes his Harry Potter character Cormac McLagge from the Quiddich tryout scene by saying he "Likes his chances" when comparing six-pack abs at the station.

Referenced in 

Late Show with David Letterman: Episode #20.19 (2012) (TV Episode)
Anna Kendrick talks about making this movie.
Tosh.0: Tisha UnArmed (Cewebrity Profile) (2012) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Tosh.
The Projectionist Project: Pitch Perfect (2012) (TV Episode)
This episode is a review of the film.
Saturday Night Live: Jeremy Renner/Maroon 5 (2012) (TV Episode)
Seen on a theater marquee
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.126 (2013) (TV Episode)
Jay mentions that Rebel Wilson was in the film
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 4 July 2013 (2013) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Ryan Ruocco
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 15 August 2013 (2013) (TV Episode)
title mentioned
Inside Amy Schumer: Tyler Perry's Episode (2014) (TV Episode)
Amy and Gerald debate watching this movie.
Unfriended (2014)
Ken references the Bardon Bellas slap fight between Aubrey and Bella when jokingly offering to pick up Val and Jess so they can engage outside a Wendy's he will service himself out,
Faking It: Lust in Translation (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Broad City: The Matrix (2015) (TV Episode)
The film's title shown as Abbi and Ilana are picking out a movie to watch.
Superfast! (2015)
Lucas says, "My favorite movie of all time is 'Pitch Perfect.'"
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Elizabeth Banks/Ronda Rousey/Little Big Town (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Jimmy when introducing Elizabeth Banks
The Graham Norton Show: Matt LeBlanc/Rebel Wilson/Kit Harington/Mumford & Sons (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Graham in his opening monologue when he talks about Rebel Wilson; also Rebel Wilson mentions Prince William and Catherine Duchess of Cambridge asked for a private screening of this movie
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Anna Kendrick/Terry Crews/Nate Ruess (2015) (TV Episode)
Anna Kendrick talks about Green Bay Packers players being able to perform the closing number
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Jane Fonda/Leslie Jones/Kay Cannon (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Seth as he introduces Kay Cannon
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Seth MacFarlane/Amber Heard/Leon Bridges (2015) (TV Episode)
In the Mets Bucket Hat Guy sketch, Jimmy mentions the title and Anna Kendrick
The Voice: Live Semi Final (2015) (TV Episode)
When Jessie J describes Ellie Drennan's performance as being "pitch perfect", the Madden brothers say "Like the movie."
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 1 September 2015 (2015) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Mike Greenberg
Littlest Pet Shop: Pitch Purrfect (2015) (TV Episode)
Title reference
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Elizabeth Banks/Jon Glaser/Tim McGraw (2015) (TV Episode)
Elizabeth Banks mentions her earlier movie during the Catchphrase game
Inside the Students Studio (2015) (Short)
Title is referenced
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Dakota Johnson/Brian d'Arcy James/Adam McKay/Carly Rae Jepsen/Janet Weiss (2016) (TV Episode)
Dakota Johnson mentions Rebel Wilson's earlier movie
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Rebel Wilson/Fred Savage/Parson James/Jaleel Bunton (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Seth as he introduces Rebel Wilson
Wheel of Fortune: Girlfriend Getaways 2 (2016) (TV Episode)
Round 5 puzzle, Movie Title: Pitch Perfect.
The Graham Norton Show: Julianne Moore/Ant & Dec/Rebel Wilson/Little Mix (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Graham when introducing Rebel Wilson
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Anna Kendrick/Alexander Skarsgård/Giada De Laurentiis/Ray Luzier (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Seth as he introduces Anna Kendrick
Jeopardy!: Episode #33.14 (2016) (TV Episode)
correct response in "Music in Movies" category
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Anna Kendrick/John Lithgow/Iliza (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Jimmy as he introduces Anna Kendrick
Kevin Can Wait: Hallow-We-Ain't-Home (2016) (TV Episode)
Kevin and Donna talk about watching Pitch Perfect
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Gayle King/Ben Platt/Dear Evan Hansen (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Seth as he introduces Ben Platt
The Middle: Pitch Imperfect (2017) (TV Episode)
title reference
2 Broke Girls: And the Turtle Sense (2017) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Sophie.
The Thundermans: Ditch Perfect (2017) (TV Episode)
Title reference
Girls: Latching (2017) (TV Episode)
Hannah mentions the film.
Jeopardy!: Teachers Tournament Quarterfinal Game 2 (2017) (TV Episode)
Correct response in category "I'm Going to Have to Confiscate That".
The Voice: Live Finals 3: Top 10 (2017) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Sonia Kruger before Hailee Steinfeld's live performance.
Little Evil (2017)
Al complains how his stepson is obsessed with the movie.
Ryan Hansen Solves Crimes on Television: Joel McHale Is: Ryan Hansen (2017) (TV Episode)
Donald is proud of his movies including this one.
Good Morning Britain: Episode dated 20 December 2017 (2017) (TV Episode)
Susanna asks Christian if he's seen it.
Blockers (2018)
Poster on wall
Wynonna Earp: No Cure for Crazy (2018) (TV Episode)
One of the worst things Nicole can think of is an all male version of this movie
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Anna Kendrick/Natasha Rothwell (2018) (TV Episode)
Seth mentions the Pitch Perfect franchise as he introduces Anna Kendrick
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Saoirse Ronan/Mike Birbiglia/Patrick Droney (2018) (TV Episode)
Mike Birbiglia recalls a time when a cappella was as popular as it was in the movie
Angie Tribeca: Glitch Perfect (2018) (TV Episode)
Title spoof
Charmed: Witch Perfect (2019) (TV Episode)
The episode's title and the concept of a college acapella group.
Kim's Convenience: The Kim Cup (2019) (TV Episode)
The movie is mentioned by name.
Dora and the Lost City of Gold (2019)
Alejandro has a dvd-set of the Pitch Perfect trilogy in the boot of his car
Hollywood Game Night: Whatcha Hough To? (2019) (TV Episode)
It is mentioned that Ester was in this movie.
AniMat's Crazy Cartoon Cast: Too Drunk For Disney (2019) (TV Episode)
Brought up in Jason Moore's filmography.
The $100,000 Pyramid: Rosie O'Donnell vs. Leslie Jones and Anna Camp vs. Chris Parnell (2019) (TV Episode)
It is mentioned that Anna starred in this movie.


The Breakfast Club (1985)
Two characters are seen watching the last scene, later one character apparently watches the entire movie

Featured in 

The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.11 (2012) (TV Episode)
Rebel Wilson introduces a clip from her film
Maltin on Movies: The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012) (TV Episode)
Movie reviewed in this episode.
The Big Review: Episode #1.13 (2013) (TV Episode)
The film was reviewed.
Teens React: Teens React to the Cup Song (2013) (TV Episode)
clip of Anna Kendrick playing "Cups" is featured
Showreel: Toni Strikes Back (2013) (TV Episode)
Trailer shown and film reviewed
Great MoVie Mistakes (2013) (TV Movie)
Clips of mistakes shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movie Shower Scenes (2014) (TV Episode)
The shower scene in Pitch Perfect gets an honorable mention.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Comedy Movies: 2010s (2014) (TV Episode)
Pitch Perfect is #10.
Cinemadonna: A League of Their Own (2015) (TV Episode)
clips shown
Honest Trailers: Pitch Perfect (2015) (TV Episode)
Film trailer used
Nostalgia Critic: Why Does Everyone Hate the Cable Guy? (2015) (TV Episode)
another movie using the 'creepy, awkward person' trope
WatchMojo: Top 10 College-Themed Movies (2015) (TV Episode)
Pitch Perfect is #10.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Funniest Movie Quotes of the 2010s (2016) (TV Episode)
Finish Him Like a Cheesecake is #10.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movies You Didn't Know Were Based on Books (2016) (TV Episode)
Pitch Perfect, based on the book "Pitch Perfect: The Quest for Collegiate a Cappella Glory" by Mickey Rapkin, is #6.
The History of Comedy: The Funnier Sex (2017) (TV Episode)
clip shown
MsMojo: Top 10 Hilarious Workout Scenes in Movies (2017) (TV Episode)
Amy's Workout is #2.


Fight Club (1999)
One character say to another "I want you to hit me as hard as you can". A fight ensues.

Spoofed in 

2015 MTV Movie Awards (2015) (TV Special)
Amy Schumer shares a scene with stars of Pitch Perfect but Anna Camp and Brittany Snow do not want her to sing with them.
Minions (2015)
The Minions spoof Pitch Perfect's a capella version of the Universal Pictures fanfare.
PWN: A Very Hot Lead: PWN #13 (2017) (TV Episode)
Wesley jokes about a scene in "Octuplets", where multiple groups of eight Adam Sandlers would have a sing off competion, similar to Pitch Perfect
It Perfect (2017) (Short)
contains parody material
The Simpsons: Bart vs. Itchy & Scratchy (2019) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in the "Pitchfork Perfect" Itchy and Scratchy cartoon

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