Pitch Perfect 2
Pitch Perfect 2 (2015)

Surprise hit Pitch Perfect gets sequelized in this Universal Pictures production once again scripted by Kay Cannon. ~ Jeremy Wheeler, Rovi

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: September 22, 2015
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Critic Score: 65% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Pitch Perfect 2 sings in sweet comedic harmony, even if it doesn't hit quite as many high notes as its predecessor.

Sophie Gilbert
The Atlantic

What felt like winking cheekiness in the first movie can come across now more like clumsy provocation.

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Christy Lemire

Stop me if you think you've heard this one before.

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Kyle Anderson

While this isn't a bad movie by any means, and will probably still delight most of the audience, I felt like it didn't quite have the spark of freshness that made the first Pitch Perfect so much fun. Enjoyable, but not aca-mazing.

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James Berardinelli

It is badly written, inexpertly directed, poorly acted, erratically paced, and features music of dubious worth.

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David Edelstein
New York Magazine/Vulture

It actually is difficult to write a review of Pitch Perfect 2. First you have to think up and reject a bunch of adjectives and nouns to pair with "a ca," as in, "It's a ca-lousy" ...

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Cynthia Fuchs

The new movie seems awfully like a combination cover and mash-up of the first movie, repeating in its structure what the plot also repeats.

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Richard Brody
New Yorker

Ethnic clichés abound, college comes off as a free sleepaway camp, and the simple wonders of unaccompanied singing are inflated to Las Vegas-style bombast.

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Carl Wilson

This sequel succumbs to a predictable syndrome and goes big when it should have gone home. Its self-satisfaction is a step toward cynicism, and that is what a Pitch Perfect film must never be.

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David Blaustein
ABC News Radio

Pitch Perfect 2 is a solid effort, and an entertaining one, too.

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Flixster Audience Score: 66% Flixster User Reviews
Nicki Marie
I don't know if I'm just getting old, or if comedies lately are just that bland and generic. This was just okay background material. Some nice songs… More
Eugene Bernabe
Although not as memorable or controlling as the first, Pitch Perfect 2 is still vivacious, crude and entertaining. The film builds up from its sensational start… More
Jarrad Climpson
Pitch Perfect 2 is aca-mazing! Enough said. 4/5
Kase Vollebregt
This sequel offers some laughs, but its narrative is derivative and it is almost entirely forgettable.
Alice Shen
When the original came out, I wasn't that into Anna Kendrick, but in the last three years, I've really grown to hate-like her for the annoyingly… More
Mark Hobin
To be quite honest, the predictability of the narrative is kind of the selling point. You come for songs, jokes and camaraderie and you're given exactly… More