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Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip (2015)

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Through a series of misunderstandings, Alvin, Simon and Theodore come to believe that Dave is going to propose to his new girlfriend in Miami...and dump them. They have three days to get to him and stop the proposal, saving themselves not only from losing Dave but possibly from gaining a terrible stepbrother.

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Walt Becker

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Ross Bagdasarian (characters), Janice Karman (characters) | 2 more credits »
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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

Through a series of misunderstandings, Alvin, Simon and Theodore come to believe that Dave is going to propose to his new girlfriend in Miami...and dump them. They have three days to get to him and stop the proposal, saving themselves not only from losing Dave but possibly from gaining a terrible stepbrother. Written by 20th Century Fox

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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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Official Sites:

Official site

Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

18 December 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Alvin y las ardillas: Aventura sobre ruedas See more »

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:

$249,517,956
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Technical Specs

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

In Spain was only released in dubbed version. 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 rescued from the elevator and asks for a pool towel. 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 »


Soundtracks

Hot Hot Hot
Written by Arrow
Performed by David Johansen (as Buster Poindexter) and His Banshees of Blue
Courtesy of RCA Records
By arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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Funny and Entertaining
9 February 2016 | by JonmurgieSee all my reviews

I gave my eldest son Max (6) the choice of what to see at the cinema this weekend this is what he chose after we saw the trailer a few times, and I didn't mind one bit! Always happy to watch a kids film and in this case I remember the TV series from the early 80's so have a soft spot of Alvin, Simon and Theodore :) And it wasn't that bad! Although I'm the wrong target for this film it was fun to watch and the actual cast, in particular Jason Lee as Dave, did a decent job making their characters likable and understandable. Yes there's plenty of silliness and cheesiness but accept that it's a kids film and it's all the more enjoyable, indeed there were several scenes that had everyone in the cinema laughing. Being the Chipmunks, there's plenty of songs throughout the film and you can't help but smile and enjoy them, they're very well done.

Max loved it (giving it a 9.5/10) and that's what the film is about so it's done its job, I'd happily watch it with my kids again as it's easy watching with some catchy tunes thrown in for good measure. If you've got little ones then it's certainly worth seeing, well actually there were a few adults in the cinema without kids so…


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