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  • Summary: Before you could say, "Alvinnnnn!!!" talks began about a new Alvin and the Chipmunks movie. Not content to rest on their laurels, the 'Munks are preparing yet another "first": There have been many great movie sequels. There have even been prequels. Now, get ready for the world's first Squeakquel, in which Alvin, Simon and Theodore finally meet their match - and maybe more - in the newly arrived female trio, The Chipettes. (20th Century Fox)
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  • Director: Betty Thomas
  • Genre(s): Fantasy, Comedy, Romance, Music, Animation, Family
  • Rating: PG
  • Runtime: 88 min
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 3 out of 20
  2. Negative: 4 out of 20
  1. Perhaps not since "The Godfather: Part II" have we seen a sequel come along that more than matches the mastery of the film that came before it -- all the pathos, the brio, the epic sweep. . . . the cheese balls.
  2. Reviewed by: Charles Williams
    63
    The excellent animation makes up for a so-so plot, but it really doesn't matter. "The Squeakquel" is for kids.
  3. Smarter than its predecessor, the movie aims for the "High School Musical" market.
  4. The whole thing is rather insipid. But Thomas makes it smoother and more palatable than it deserves to be.
  5. 42
    Sure enough, director Betty Thomas delivers pretty much the bare minimum: peppy, brightly colored, tune-filled nonsense sure to meet the low, low standards of its pre-kindergarten core audience.
  6. The 6- to 10-year-old audience this movie is aimed at deserved better.
  7. 20
    The Squeakquel might be appreciated by filmgoers aged 10 or younger.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 23 out of 46
  2. Negative: 16 out of 46
  1. May 17, 2011
    10
    This review contains spoilers, click expand to view. One of the best movies of 2009! It was so epic! (Why did Ian have to be half *****, that part disturbed me). Anyway, this is very funny, go buy it before the shelves. I checked the "spoiler" box because i said a movie part. Easy to know :P Expand
  2. Jul 10, 2013
    7
    I am not a big fan of sequels aren't I? (Look at my profile), but it was funny, great songs added and I think it could have got a better mark than this, preposterous and lanky at that though. Expand
  3. Nov 27, 2011
    6
    Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel may lack some of the surprise that the original had, but it is still kid friendly. It may be a hit or miss for most adults though. Expand
  4. May 24, 2012
    4
    This is way better than the Chipwrecked sequel and it is the best of the whole series. But there are scenes that are too annoying and there are scenes that are good. The high-pitched voices of the chipmunks sometimes disturbs me and sometimes impresses me. But overall, it is an average movie for adults and a great one for children..... Expand
  5. Sep 28, 2011
    3
    "Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel" is a movie so preposterously obvious you won't remember a thing except for the annoying high-pitched voices of the chipmunks after 2 hours. Expand
  6. Jan 1, 2014
    3
    Children will love it of course, but I didn't like it that much. Compared to the first one it feels cheap and that it could have been better. But then again not everything lives up to it's potential. Expand
  7. Jan 26, 2014
    0
    Really a very tasteless movie. I don't want to waste my time with another brainless movie like this. Really stupid argument even for a 5 years kid!! And they want to make another!!! Noooooooo! Expand

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