Alvin and The Chipmunks: The Squeakuel

(2009)

David Seville and chipmunks Alvin, Simon and Theodore, return in the sequel to lay waste to Seville's surroundings and sing in three-part harmony. Although plot details are being kept under wraps, the new movie will introduce the Chipmunks' female counterparts, the Chipettes.

‘Alvin and The Chipmunks: The Squeakquel’ Sings Up to DVD and Blu-ray on March 30th

You can bring home the latest singing adventures of Alvin, Simon and Theodore on DVD and Blu-ray this March. Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel will be released on DVD and Blu-ray on March 30. The film will be available in a single-disc edition ($29.98 SRP) a two-disc DVD set with an extra disc of singalongs and other materials ($34.98 SRP) and the Blu-ray/DVD combo pack, which will include a bonus disc containing the standard DVD and another bonus disc with a Digital Copy ($39.99 SRP). The film stars Jason Lee, David Cross, Zachary Levi, Justin Long, Jesse McCartney, Christina Applegate, Anna Faris and Amy Poehler.

When a concert mishap lands Dave in the hospital, the Chipmunks take a break from superstardom and enroll in school to fit in with kids their age. But they soon face some stiff competition when they meet the Chipettes - a beautiful, talented trio of chipmunks discovered by Ian, the boys' evil ex-manager!

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‘Alvin and The Chipmunks: The Squeakquel’ Opens at $19 Million on Wednesday

Even though a few chipmunks took the daily crown, the adventure to Pandora continues to impress at the box office. eRc Box Office has the Wednesday box office tally and Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel snagged an impressive opening-day estimated gross of $19 million. The film opened in 3,656 theaters and scored a solid $5,197 per-screen average for the day.

Avatar may have dropped to second place at the daily box office yesterday, but the film scored its third straight $16 million day in a row, with an estimated daily tally of $16.5 million. While most films decrease steadily on a daily basis, especially during the week, Avatar actually showed an increase from its $16.08 million tally on Tuesday. The film has grossed $126 million in just five days.

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EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: ‘Alvin and The Chipmunks: The Squeakquel’ Cast Featurette

Ross Bagdasarian, Jr. created America's favorite singing chipmunks, Alvin and the Chipmunks to be exact, in 1958 when he discovered that if he sped up his musical recordings the high-pitch voices would sound like singing chipmunks, thus the Chipmunks were born. Since then, the furry musical group have had hit songs, popular TV shows, a blockbuster live-action/CGI film and have even earned a Grammy. Now the trio has returned for a "Squeakquel" to their 2007 hit Alvin and the Chipmunks, which went on to make over $300 million worldwide, entitled Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel, opening in theaters on December 23rd. Not only will the film mark the cinematic return of the brothers Chipmunk but will also introduce to the big screen for the very first time their famous female counterparts, the Chipettes. We recently had the great opportunity to sit down with the true stars of the film, Alvin, Simon and Theodore, as well as a few of their human co-stars, Zachary Levi, Christina Applegate and Amy Poehler, to find out just what fans can expect from this much anticipated new holiday family film. To watch our exclusive interview click on the video clip below.

During the Chipmunk's benefit concert in Paris, France, David Seville (Jason Lee) suffers a severe injury and is rushed to the hospital. Although he survives, he must stay for a few days to recuperate, so he leaves his cousin Toby (Zachary Levi) in charge of the Chipmunks until he returns. Prior to the event, Dave had made arrangements for Alvin (Justin Long), Simon (Matthew Gray Gubler), and Theodore (Jesse McCartney) to attend high school. Meanwhile, Ian Hawke (David Cross), still bitter from events of the first film, searches the world for animals that can sing and dance. He happens upon Brittany (Christina Applegate), Jeanette (Anna Faris), and Eleanor (Amy Poehler), the Chipettes, and cannot wait to make them famous, and get his sworn revenge on the Chipmunks. Starring Jason Lee, David Cross, Zachary Levi, Justin Long, Anna Faris, Christina Applegate, Amy Poehler, Cameron Richardson, Matthew Gray Gubler and Jesse McCartney, directed by Betty Thomas, Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel opens on December 23rd.

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New ‘Alvin and The Chipmunks: The Squeakuel’ Makes Some Noise

MSN has just debuted the new trailer for Alvin and The Chipmunks: The Squeakuel, which will hit theaters on December 25. Click below to take a look at this brand new trailer.

Alvin and The Chipmunks: The Squeakuel was released December 23rd, 2009.

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New ‘Alvin and The Chipmunks: The Squeakquel’ Trailer Arrives

MTV Movies Blog has just released the new trailer for Alvin and The Chipmunks: The Squeakuel, which is set for release on December 25. Click below to take a look at this first full-length trailer.

Alvin and The Chipmunks: The Squeakuel stars Jason Lee, Justin Long, Matthew Gray Gubler, Jesse McCartney, Zachary Levi and will hit theaters on Christmas Day.

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‘Alvin and The Chipmunks: The Squeakuel’ Teaser and Game!

An official website for 20th Century Fox's sequel, Alvin and The Chipmunks: The Squeakuel has come online and has a short teaser for the film. The site also will soon feature the "Munk Yourself" game, which is a play on the popular OfficeMax promo Elf Yourself.

The Betty Thomas-directed film opens Christmas Day and features the voices of Jason Lee, Justin Long, Matthew Gray Gubler, Jesse McCartney, Zachary Levi.

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Zachary Levi to Star in ‘Alvin and The Chipmunks: The Squeakuel’

Zachary Levi (star of NBC's action comedy series Chuck) has signed on to star opposite the computer-generated singing rodents of Alvin and The Chipmunks: The Squeakuel.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Betty Thomas is directing the follow-up to Fox 2000 and Regency's 2007 hit Alvin and the Chipmunks, which grossed $217 million in North America.

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‘Alvin and the Chipmunks’ Sequel Gets Director

Betty Thomas will direct the CGI-animated sequel to 2007's hit.