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Pitch Perfect 2 (2015)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Music | 15 May 2015 (USA)
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After a humiliating command performance at The Kennedy Center, the Barden Bellas enter an international competition that no American group has ever won in order to regain their status and right to perform.

Director:

Elizabeth Banks

Writers:

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

Cast overview, first billed only:
Anna Kendrick ... Beca
Rebel Wilson ... Fat Amy
Hailee Steinfeld ... Emily
Brittany Snow ... Chloe
Skylar Astin ... Jesse
Adam Devine ... Bumper (as Adam DeVine)
Katey Sagal ... Katherine
Anna Camp ... Aubrey
Ben Platt ... Benji
Alexis Knapp ... Stacie
Hana Mae Lee ... Lilly
Ester Dean ... Cynthia Rose
Chrissie Fit ... Flo
Birgitte Hjort Sørensen ... Kommissar (as Birgitte Hjort-Sørensen)
Flula Borg ... Pieter Krämer
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Storyline

The Bellas are back, and they are better than ever. After being humiliated in front of none other than the President of the United States of America, the Bellas are taken out of the Aca-Circuit. In order to clear their name and regain their status, the Bellas take on a seemingly impossible task: winning an International competition no American team has ever won. In order to accomplish this monumental task, they need to strengthen the bonds of friendship and sisterhood, and blow away the competition with their amazing aca-magic! With all new friends and old rivals tagging along for the trip, the Bellas can hopefully accomplish their dreams once again. Written by Chris Greenleaf

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Taglines:

We're Back, Pitches

Genres:

Comedy | Music

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for innuendo and language | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | German

Release Date:

15 May 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

2 See more »

Filming Locations:

Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA

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Box Office

Budget:

$29,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$69,216,890, 17 May 2015

Gross USA:

$184,296,230

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$287,144,079
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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

The Green Bay Packers got the chance to appear in the film after offensive lineman David Bakhtiari sent a tweet to director Elizabeth Banks, telling her that they were big fans of the first Pitch Perfect (2012) film and would love to appear in a sequel. See more »

Goofs

According to the dean, all of the members of the Bellas are all seniors, meaning that despite being 3x defending national champions, the Bellas have added exactly zero new Bellas in the preceding 3 years and there'd be no one left remaining in the group when everyone graduates. See more »

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Cynthia Rose: What kind of white shit is this?
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Soundtracks

Fist Pump, Jump Jump
Written by Alex P. (as Alexander Papaconstantinou), RedOne (as Nadir Khayat), D. Roc (as Deongelo Holmes), Kaine (as Eric Jackson, Jr.), Isaac Hayes III
Performed by Ying Yang Twins feat. Greg Tecoz
Courtesy of Epic Records
By arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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The Pitches Are Back With A Worthy Sequel
14 May 2015 | by SamirsbureauSee all my reviews

Have you seen pitch perfect? who didn't? it's one of the most popular comedy movies in 2012. Did you like it? Well if you didn't, I advise you not to carry on reading this review because you probably won't also like the sequel.

Pitch Perfect 2:

The Video: Thanks to its experienced director Elizabeth Banks, the video shines brightly. Even though it's a comedy, its really special: the parties, the performances and almost everything in this movie is captured to comfort your eyes and to prevent the audience from falling asleep. Basically, an eye candy.

The Soundtrack: The best thing about this movie is the non-stop flawless music. Das Sound Machine really rocked the movie and made it challenging for the Barden Bellas to win. Famous songs and a great track-list, thats all i can say.

The Pace: I have recently seen many movies this year that were good but there's always that moment in the movie where you feel bored. Gladly, Pitch Perfect 2 doesn't fall for that mistake and it never slows down, you actually never feel bored in the movie.

The Story: The usual story about the Bellas trying to win their competition. Except that this time, it's bigger, a World Wide Championship! And some side stories about each of the characters and what they're going to do after graduating.

Overall: As a huge fan of the first part, i found it very original to make a good movie about Acapella which is something new and could be a great advance in the music process of this generation,Pitch Perfect 2 doesn't disappoint at all.Everything we liked about the first part is doubled here.It's like they checked what part of the movie the fans liked and added more of it which means MORE SONGS,MORE FAT AMY,MORE CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT,MORE CHALLENGES and Definitely MORE LAUGHS!

After reading the review and watching the trailer you probably know what you're getting from this movie. Feeling into it? Then go watch it because you're surely going to like it

Final Score: 8/10


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