PG | | Animation, Comedy, Family
Three musical chipmunks are discovered by an aspiring songwriter and wants to become famous by using their amazing singing abilities.
(at around 24 mins) According to Ross Bagdasarian Jr., the name-sake son of the Chipmunks creator, in an Associated Press interview, the piano seen in the movie where Dave and the Chipmunks sing "The Chipmunk Song" is the actual piano that Ross Bagdasarian Sr. used to write and perform the song (as well as "Witch Doctor") that launched the Chipmunks franchise.
Alvin (singing voice), Simon (singing voice), Theodore (singing voice):
Where is the moment we needed the most/You kick up the leaves and the magic is lost/They tell me your blue skies fade to gray/They tell me your passion's gone away/And I don't need no carryin' on/Cause you had a bad day/You're taking one down/You ...
(at around 55 mins) Ian tells Dave the Alvin doll speaks Spanish, but it is speaking Japanese. The doll says "Konbanwa. Watashi wa Alvin desu." which means "Good evening, I am Alvin".
During the ending credits, there are signs for the memory and dedicated that say "This film is dedicated to Ross Bagdasarian Sr., who was crazy enough to invent three singing chipmunks nearly fifty years ago."
English, French, Spanish, Japanese
$44,307,417 (USA) (16 December 2007)
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