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
DVD Release Date: September 22, 2015
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Critic Score: 66% 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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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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Joanne Soh
The New Paper (Singapore)

Actress Elizabeth Banks, who was a producer on the first movie, makes her directorial debut here and does a decent job following the same formula.

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Alison Willmore
BuzzFeed News

The music is better and the comedy is worse.

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Christy Lemire

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

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Lisa Rosman

Though I'm a huge fan of its pop-feminism and hip a cappella (no, that's not an oxymoron), Pitch Perfect 2 doesn't quite hit the high notes of its predecessor.

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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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Carolyn Cox
The Mary Sue

[Pitch Perfect 2] is bigger than Pitch Perfect in every way: more extravagant, more important, and definitely more flawed.

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Flixster Audience Score: 64% Flixster User Reviews
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
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
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
Kase Vollebregt
This sequel offers some laughs, but its narrative is derivative and it is almost entirely forgettable.
Jarrad Climpson
Pitch Perfect 2 is aca-mazing! Enough said. 4/5
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