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Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel

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Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel

Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG
Wide Release Date:
12/25/09
performer:
Jason Lee, David Cross
director:
Betty Thomas
author:
Jonathan Aibel, Glenn Berger
genre:
Comedy, Kids and Family

We gave it a C-

STARRING Jason Lee, Zachary Levi
WRITTEN BY Will McRobb, Chris Viscardi
DIRECTED BY Betty Thomas

The baby-voiced, furry-faced, 51-year-old crooners are showing no signs of letting up. Two years after their first surprise hit movie grossed $361 million worldwide, their guardian, Dave (Jason Lee), is enrolling the Chipmunks in high school, where they encounter the ravishing Chipettes. And if surviving first love isn’t enough, the trio falls under the temporary supervision of Dave’s loser cousin (Chuck‘s Zachary Levi), who gets on the nerves of Simon in particular. ”I always felt bad for Simon,” says Levi. ”Alvin and Theodore constantly give him trouble, and you’d think he’d just snap. That’s the next movie: Simon With a Magnum.”