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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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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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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

Anna Kendrick (Beca) and Utkarsh Ambudkar (Donald) both acted opposite each other as lovers in Rocket Science (2007) See more »

Goofs

When Chloe says, "see ya, later!" to Beca, her mouth doesn't form the words. See more »

Quotes

Chloe: Alright, I'm going to get a drink - this ginger needs her jiggle juice! See you later!
Beca: Make good choices.
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Crazy Credits

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

Connections

References Million Dollar Baby (2004) See more »

Soundtracks

Turn the Beat Around (Love to Hear Percussion)
Written by Peter Jackson Jr., Gerald Jackson
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Predictability personified
14 August 2013 | by See all my reviews

I simply love acapella music, I might be actually interested in a soundtrack if the songs sampled are actually full-length.

BUT - the predictability of this movie is simply unbelievable at all levels: the plot, the ethnicity and sexual choice of 'misfits', the 'romance', the twist, the ending. You name it you have it and more. The characters are cartoons of the flat B&W sketched type. I am not a big fan of political correctness but the jokes when not 'punny' where quite offensive to many people. I'm beginning to suspect that it may have been generated by a free smart phone app. This best-before 80's formula self-describes when one girl enjoys wallowing in another's vomit.


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