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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 45
  2. Negative: 15 out of 45
  1. BrendaA
    Dec 23, 2009
    10
    I think the movie was terrific and very kid friendly. Adults will love it too.
  2. SOlon
    Jun 25, 2010
    8
    My son is 19 months and doesn't like hardly any tv, but he loves both of these movies! Anything to buy me a few min to rest is worth it, he's soooo busy!!! Expand
  3. DavidW.
    Jan 3, 2010
    7
    A perfectly acceptable kids film. My little boy loves the first film and the Squeakquel was just as well received. I wouldn't watch this film on my own, with out the company of my son, Alvin and his pals are best enjoyed with a younger audience in tow. Expand
  4. LindseyD
    Feb 12, 2010
    6
    The modern music chosen was cool to hear in the movie, but it was your standard sequel, complete with peer pressure, slap stick, dumb teenagers a moral to stay true to yourself and to work together. I guess that for a child it would be a cute movie but JUST as a movie regardless of age group it is not particularly intelligent or creative. Expand
  5. kokoj
    Jan 2, 2010
    4
    Poorly written dialogue. Nothing special. the chipmunk voices actually go from cute to annoying.
  6. daveh
    Jan 2, 2010
    3
    My 7 year old son laughed, my 9 year old daughter was bored. and everyone else agreed that it was painful and insulting. Even David Cross couldn't save the experience. 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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