Pitch Perfect
Pitch Perfect (2012)

Beca (Anna Kendrick) is that girl who'd rather listen to what's coming out of her headphones than what's coming out of you. Arriving at her new college, she finds herself not right for any clique but somehow is muscled into one… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: December 18, 2012
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Critic Score: 81% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Pitch Perfect's plot is formulaic, but the performances are excellent and the musical numbers are toe-tapping as well.

Cath Clarke
Time Out

'30 Rock' and 'New Girl' writer Kay Cannon has created brilliant characters.

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Richard Roeper
Richard Roeper.com

This is one of the strangest and also one of the more entertaining movies of the year.

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Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy

Both acerbic and friendly in a way that gives it bite without giving it too much edge.

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Laura Beck
Village Voice

The girls, for the most part, are genuinely funny, weird, real, and, most excitingly, confident.

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David Edelstein
New York Magazine/Vulture

Cannon doesn't go in for rococo hipster badinage in the vein of Diablo Cody. She can pare down a joke to its essence ...

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Paul Chambers
Movie Chambers

Singing during the dialogue helps.

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Bruce Diones
New Yorker

Warblers win the day in this sweet-natured film (based on a swell behind-the-scenes book by Mickey Rapkin) about the life and loves of collegians from competing a-cappella groups.

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Stephen Whitty
Newark Star-Ledger

What we have here is a not-very-funny college comedy for tweens, full of unappealing characters (and although the musical arrangements are fun, some truly unimaginative choreography).

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Sean Burns
Philadelphia Weekly

A slovenly lark, but a spirited one.

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Flixster Audience Score: 83% Flixster User Reviews
Christian C
Although not as clever, talented or messaged as television's venerable Glee, Pitch Perfect is a pleasant diversion with fine singing and funny, snarky… More
Red Lats
Musicals are fun - especially if there is reason to sing - like being part of a group. I can't get that cup song out of my head now.
Liam Gadd
I'm not ashamed to admit that I've seen this multiple times and it gets better on each viewing.
Megan S
Minus half a star for the totally unnecessary vomit gags.
Manu Gino
Get Pitch Slapped. Great Comedy! This film is really raunchy and just skirts around an R rating several times, but it is just so fun. Refreshing to see a… More
Carlos Magalhães
It may be conventional and formulaic with nearly all the film clichés that Kendrick's character disdains so much (and not with the originality of the likes… More