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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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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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5 October 2012 (USA)  »

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A Escolha Perfeita  »

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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

Available categories for the Riff off: Ladies of the 80s, Songs About Sex, Black Michael Jackson, White Michael Jackson, Christian Rock, Hair Bands, TV Theme Songs, Reggae Time, Medium Rock, The Judds, Famous Duets, Overplayed The Black Eyed Peas, Puppet Songs, Songs Glee (2009) Ruined, Party Rock Anthems, Ugly Lead Singers, The only categories exercised were Songs About Sex and Ladies of the 80's. See more »

Goofs

At the a-ca-initiation party, the cup that Bumper is holding repeatedly switches hands between shots. See more »

Quotes

Bumper: Oh yeah, ladies. Gather around. Ready for a show.
Donald: Come on, baby bubble, wait in line.
Bumper: Yeah.
Donald: Yep.
Bumper: You want some of this.
Donald: I know you do.
Bumper: Nice!
Donald: Bumper and Donald.
Bumper: Mmm-hmm.
Donald: Gettin' it... gettin' it.
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Crazy Credits

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

Connections

References Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009) See more »

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Final Countdown
Written by Joey Tempest
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It has been years since I have seen a movie that I had such low expectations for...
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That I loved so much. I scored free tickets to a Denver Screening awhile back and was just going to have my wife and 13 year old daughter go , but I watched the trailer and really thought Anna Kendrick was terrific in 50/50 and very good in Up in the Air so I thought, what the heck, I'm going too. Was I glad that I did. I laughed like crazy and loved the a capella singing. This film is really raunchy and just skirts around an R rating several times, but it is just so fun.

I am pretty confident that it is going to be the surprise box office hit of the fall and it is so much better than the films that it is bound to be compared to like Mean Girls, Bring it On, and even Bridesmaids.

Speaking of Bridesmaids Rebel Wilson almost steals the show with every scene that she is involved with being hilarious, and in a lesser movie her scenes most certainly would be worth paying the price of admission alone, but there are so many other talents involved. Elizabeth Banks has never been funnier. Skylar Astin as the love interest is also terrific though he needs to change his name, because for me the name Skylar brings only one thing to mind and she is married to Walter White.

This is no Oscar Winner, I am certain that I will see a dozen or so better movies this year, but none will having me laughing and smiling as much.


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