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The Chipmunk Adventure (1987)

The Chipmunks compete with the Chipettes in a round the world race.

Director:

Janice Karman

Writers:

Janice Karman, Ross Bagdasarian Jr. (as Ross Bagdasarian)
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Cast

Cast overview:
Ross Bagdasarian Jr. ... David Seville / Alvin Seville / Simon Seville (voice) (as Ross Bagdasarian)
Janice Karman ... Theodore Seville / Brittany Miller / Jeanette Miller / Eleanor Miller (voice)
Dody Goodman ... Miss Rebecca Miller (voice)
Susan Tyrrell ... Claudia Furschtien (voice)
Anthony De Longis ... Klaus Furschtien (voice) (as Anthony DeLongis)
Frank Welker ... Sophie / Native Chief / Baby Penguin / Additional Voices (voice)
Nancy Cartwright ... Arabian Prince (voice)
Philip L. Clarke Philip L. Clarke ... Addditional Voices (voice) (as Philip Clark)
Ken Sansom Ken Sansom ... Inspector Jamal (voice)
George Poulos George Poulos ... Additional Voices (voice)
Charlie Adler ... Additional Voices (voice) (as Charles Adler)
Patrick Pinney Patrick Pinney ... Additional Voices (voice) (as Pat Pinney)
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Storyline

Alvin has entered himself and Simon and Theodore in a hot-air balloon race around the world against the Chipettes to deliver diamonds for a group of diamond smugglers. The winners will collect a prize of $100,000. Kids and adults will enjoy this film made with musical numbers by the Chipmunks and the Chipettes. Written by Corey Semple <corey.semple@earthlink.com>

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Here's Alvin, Simon, and Theodore in their first feature film See more »


Certificate:

G | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 May 1987 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Alvin és a mókusok a világ körül See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,584,720, 25 May 1987

Gross USA:

$6,804,312

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$6,804,312
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Was originally meant to be released Christmas Day of 1986 before being pushed to May of the following year. See more »

Goofs

In the end when David is talking to the police officer, he puts his hand on Brittany's back, but when it turns to a front shot, his hand is at his side. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
David Seville: The taxi's gonna be here any minute, I'm not even packed. Has anyone seen my tie?
Simon Seville: You're wearing it, Dave.
David Seville: [looks at his tie, he's wearing it] Thanks, Simon.
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Siri Dharma Galliano(as Siri D. Galliano) receives a credit as "Chipmunk Masseuse." See more »

Alternate Versions

The theatrical and Lorimar video releases have The Samuel Goldwyn Company logo at the opening, and below the copyright notice at the closing, the Universal and Paramount releases obscure the SGC logo and keep the closing logo, and current releases have no SGC logos at all, to the point of removing it from the credits, and only displaying the Bagdasarian Productions credit and logo. See more »

Connections

Follows Alvin & the Chipmunks (1983) See more »

Soundtracks

My Mother
Written by Randy Goodrum
Performed by The Chipettes
Produced by Ross Bagdasarian Jr. and Janice Karman
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Favorite Movie of my Childhood :-)
8 February 2005 | by trueluvnanarchySee all my reviews

To this day, there isn't a movie I've seen more times than The Chipmunk Adventure, nor has any movie brought me more happiness. This is by no means the greatest film or even the greatest animated film, but to an 8 year old girl in 1988 it was the coolest, funniest, most exciting film ever! I'm still equally as impressed today with the musical numbers, each one a standout song with wonderfully dramatic lyrics in the epic tradition of 80's pop (think Pat Benetar on helium, only catchier).

Controversy has stirred over the blatantly suggestive tone of the Chipette's song "Gettin' Lucky With You", which to me seemed much more innocent at the time. However, looking at it as a rational adult, I can totally understand the concern; you've got three young girls in skimpy harem outfits passionately proclaiming "getting lucky is what it's all about". The Chipettes' were definitely sexualized tenfold for this movie.

But this controversial issue doesn't even come close to overshadowing the Chipmunks' otherwise fabulous feature length animated adventure, I encourage parents and childless adults alike to check out this movie. Especially if you were a child of the eighties/early nineties like me. :-)


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