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Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip (2015)

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The Chipmunks believe that Dave plans to propose to his new girlfriend in Miami.--and dump them. They have three days to get to him and save themselves not only from losing Dave but also from gaining a terrible stepbrother.

Director:

Walt Becker

Writers:

Ross Bagdasarian (characters), Janice Karman (characters) | 2 more credits »
1 win & 4 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jason Lee ... Dave
Justin Long ... Alvin (voice)
Matthew Gray Gubler ... Simon (voice)
Jesse McCartney ... Theodore (voice)
Kimberly Williams-Paisley ... Samantha
Josh Green ... Miles
Tony Hale ... Agent Suggs
Bella Thorne ... Ashley Grey
Eddie Steeples ... Barry
Christina Applegate ... Brittany (voice)
Kaley Cuoco ... Eleanor (voice)
Anna Faris ... Jeanette (voice)
José D. Xuconoxtli Jr. José D. Xuconoxtli Jr. ... Party Cop #1
Keith Arthur Bolden ... Party Cop #2
Joshua Mikel ... Wyatt the Pizza Guy
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Storyline

Alvin, Simon, Theodore have been living with, and annoying, Dave Seville for about 8 years now. Now they discover that Dave has a girlfriend and worry that he'll dump them for her. To save their relationship with Dave, the Chipmunks must find a way to stop him from proposing.

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Boys on the hood See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some mild rude humor | See all certifications »

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Trivia

This film marks the reunion of Jason Lee and Eddie Steeples of My Name Is Earl (2005). See more »

Goofs

Kimberly Williams-Paisley is seen wearing a necklace with a "K" on it throughout the film, despite the fact that her character is named Samantha. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Alvin: Are we rolling?
Theodore: Okay, we're rolling.
[Theodore move the camera to Alvin and Simon]
Theodore: Dave's birthday message, take 1.
AlvinSimon: Happy birthday, Dave!
Alvin: We know how hard you've been working on Ashley's album... so we thought it would be fun to surprise you with a little party.
Brittany: Hey! I thought you said this was a going-away party for us.
Alvin: Uh...
Theodore: Take 2.
[...]
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Crazy Credits

There is a scene where Air Marshall Suggs is asked to leave the pool. When refusing, he's taken out by hotel security. See more »

Alternate Versions

The UK version removed the word 'crap' in order to attain a 'U' rating (and thus avoid a 'PG'). See more »

Connections

References The Matrix (1999) See more »

Soundtracks

Bambala Bambali
Written and Performed by Paco Aguilera
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The chipmunks continue to entertain.
19 January 2016 | by Anurag-ShettySee all my reviews

Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip continues with the story of the three chipmunks, Alvin(Justin Long), Simon(Matthew Gray Gubler) & Theodore(Jesse McCartney). The chipmunks throw Dave(Jason Lee) an unwanted party, that spirals out of control. Dave is very disappointed with the chipmunks, who he considers to be his own children. Dave tells the chipmunks that they need to start being more responsible because things are going to change since, Dave is getting really serious with his girlfriend. The chipmunks believe that Dave is going to propose to his girlfriend Samantha(Kimberly Williams-Paisley), in Miami. They meet Samantha's son, Miles(Josh Green) & realize that he's going to be a horrible stepbrother. Now, Alvin, Simon & Theodore with the help of Miles, decide to stop Dave from proposing to Samantha.

Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip is a good film. It is as entertaining as the previous installments in the Alvin and the Chipmunks franchise. However, the chipmunks are not loved by everybody. Give this one a miss, if you find the chipmunks' squeaky voices & squeaky renditions of famous songs, annoying. Kids will thoroughly enjoy this movie. The special effects are great. The chipmunks & the Chipettes look very realistic. Jason Lee is superb as Dave. Justin Long, Matthew Gray Gubler & Jesse McCartney are adorable & hilarious as the voices of Alvin, Simon & Theodore, respectively. Kimberly Williams-Paisley is impressive as Samantha. Josh Green is awesome as Miles. The standout performer of the film is Tony Hale as Agent Suggs. Hale's antics as the bumbling air marshal are laugh-out-loud funny. Bella Thorne & Eddie Steeples are effective as Ashley Gray & Barry, respectively. Christina Applegate, Kaley Cuoco & Anna Faris are cute as the voices of Brittany, Eleanor & Jeanette, respectively. The soundtrack of the film is groovy, with the chipmunks' rendition of Uptown Funk & their performance in the climax of the film, being especially memorable. Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip is not a must watch. However, it is the perfect movie to watch with the entire family. You guys will love the movie if you are a fan of the chipmunks.


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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

18 December 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Olde Town Conyers, Georgia, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$90,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$14,287,159, 20 December 2015

Gross USA:

$85,886,987

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$234,798,636
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Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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