Pitch Perfect 2012

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(307) IMDb 7.3/10
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Pitch Perfect is an outrageously hilarious laugh-out-loud comedy that also stars Anna Camp (The Help), Brittany Snow (Hairspray) and Rebel Wilson (Bridesmaids).

Starring:
Anna Kendrick, Brittany Snow
Runtime:
1 hour 51 minutes

Available in HD on supported devices

Pitch Perfect

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Product Details

Genres Comedy
Director Jason Moore
Starring Anna Kendrick, Brittany Snow
Supporting actors Anna Camp, Rebel Wilson, Alexis Knapp, Adam DeVine, Freddie Stroma, Skylar Astin, Ben Platt, Ester Dean, Hanna Mae Lee, Kelley Alice Jakle, Wanetah Walmsley, Shelley Regner, Caroline Fourmy, Nicole Lovince, Utkarsh Ambudkar, Michael Viruet, David Del Rio
Studio Universal Pictures
BBFC rating Suitable for 12 years and over
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45 of 49 people found the following review helpful By Fiction_Fan on 9 Dec 2012
Format: DVD
I love a good musical film and TV shows like Glee so when I saw the trailer for Pitch Perfect at the cinema, I knew it was something that I had to go see. The trailer was funny and only showed clips of songs sung so it didn't really give too much away. The plot is pretty basic and quite predictable but that's normally what you get with this kind of film anyway. In a made up university, different a cappella groups battle it out for places in the national championships and to prove which group is the best in the university.

Anna Kendrick has begun to do quite well for herself since having a small part in the Twilight films. I really liked her in What to Expect When You're Expecting and because of that, it made me want to watch this film even more. Kendrick plays main character Beca, who can be described as alternative compared to the other girls at this particular university. She has a strong interest in making her own mixes of music and generally walks around with a big pair of headphones on. Beca is a witty and outspoken character which I liked about her. She isn't afraid to state her mind when she thinks she can make something better or thinks that something is wrong. Kendrick was really good in this role and played in perfectly.

Being a film about musical groups, there is quite a large cast. From The Bellas, next to Kendrick, Brittany Snow and Rebel Wilson shine in particular. Snow plays one of the leaders of the group and is one of the nicer girls while Wilson plays Fat Amy, a larger Australian girl. I loved the character of Fat Amy so much because she was just hilarious. She has some amazingly funny lines throughout the whole film. Actually, she was probably my favourite character in the whole film and now I want to see more of what she has been in.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful By rbmusicman TOP 500 REVIEWER on 19 April 2013
Format: Blu-ray Verified Purchase
'Beca' joins the college at which her father teaches.
despite the best efforts of the 'Bellas' group leaders,
'Beca' doesn't seem interested at first, her music interests
being in a different field.
the group are rehearsing to try and reach the '2012' acapella
contest, a competition the 'Treblemakers' from the same college
as the 'Bellas' had won the year before.
the leader of the group is reluctant to create a new image using
the style and songs that had failed 'Bellas' before.
to move forward and have any chance the group leader will need
to listen to 'Beca' and the other new recruits.
must admit because of it's teen theme I did struggle through much
of the early part of the film, however as the contest got nearer
the music got better as did the story line.
stick with it and you'll maybe have...the feel good factor.
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12 of 13 people found the following review helpful By greeneyedgirl on 9 April 2013
Format: DVD
At the end of the day we all know what we're going to get from this film.

Yes, the plot is predictable, but there are some serious laugh out loud moments in there.

Films like Pitch Perfect aren't everyone's cup of tea, I love them because they're so cheesy, and with the added bonus of songs you end up singing along to.

So if you want laughs, cheesy romance and some good songs to sing to, this film is for you. If not, well don't watch it. Simple.
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9 of 10 people found the following review helpful By SteffieG on 9 April 2013
Format: DVD
I went to see this in the cinema, dragging my musical hating friends along with me. Within the first 5 minutes we were all rocking with laughter in our seats, spilling coke and popcorn. The singing actually takes a backdrop to the story with an amazing soundtrack. I went to see the film 3 times in the cinema with different groups of friends and I have been waiting waiting waiting for this to come out on DVD!!!! I would recommend it to anyone- even my dad loved it!!!
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8 of 9 people found the following review helpful By Laura Hartley TOP 1000 REVIEWER on 2 Jan 2014
Format: DVD
I started watching this film with very high expectations. My friends and many critics had raved about how good this film was and I was excited to finally see the film from which the infamous 'cup song' had originated. Unfortunately, with every passing minute of this film, my expectations dropped lower and lower until the point where I was thoroughly bewildered by all the praise this film had received. This is, by no means, a bad film. It is; however, full of clichés with a poorly developed plot line that tries to pack too much in to too little time.

Pitch Perfect is the story of two a cappella groups from Barden University: The Barden Bellas and the Treblemakers. The treblemakers are seen as the best of the best, consistently winning the southeastern regional competition and while the Barden Bellas are good, they've faced a few hiccups along the way. New freshman Beca, played by Anna Kendrick, is a rebellious teenager who just wants to move to LA to pursue a career in music and DJing but she is forced to endure one year of college before her father will let her go. Seeing that Beca has not made any effort to make friends or join any societies within the first month at Barden University, her father says that she must join at least one society or the deal is off. Caught singing in the shower, Beca is recruited into the Barden Bellas but her rebellious nature grates on the Aubrey, the leader of the Bellas. At the same time, Beca's friend from the college radio, Jesse, becomes a Treblemaker, but the Bellas are strictly forbidden by Aubrey to have any sort of relationship with the Treblemakers lest they should lose their place as part of the group.
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