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: May 15, 2015
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Critic Score: 67% 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.

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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Brian Gibson
Vue Weekly (Edmonton, Canada)

But when it's not being cheeky or a bit raunchy or taking its trilling topic lightly, it's overly serious in its underdogs-gotta-win-it storyline or stupidly crossing some ethical ethnic-joke lines. The finale voice-cracks into self-celebratory sentiment.

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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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Jason Best
Movie Talk

The musical numbers are still full of pep, but I can't say I'm desperate for an encore.

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Christy Lemire

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

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Brad Wheeler
Globe and Mail

What we have is an update that is tighter, slicker and fine-tuned in more ways than one - no doubt music to the ears of the fans of a flowering franchise.

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Annlee Ellingson
L.A. Biz

Pitch Perfect 2 models positive female relationships amid some dope vocal gymnastics.

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Flixster Audience Score: 75% Flixster User Reviews
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
Glenn Gaylord
MY CUP SONG RUNNETH OVER - My Review of PITCH PERFECT 2 (3 1/2 Stars) Further proving that people will turn out in droves to see a female-centric film, PITCH… More
KJ Proulx
Delivering exactly what fans of the original "Pitch Perfect" could ever possibly wish for, this sequel does it's predecessor justice, even if it… More
Bradley Wright
Pitch Perfect 2 may not be the great surprise success that the first film was, but it provides plenty of great laughs and catchy songs that is very hard to not… More
Film Crazy
Triumphs over the first. Deeply amusing and entertaining!
Christopher Oakley
Not as fresh as the first but still funny and well written and newcomer Steinfield is a breath of fresh air. Kendrick and Wilson are still good and have great… More