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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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Taglines:

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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Company Credits

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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

Production of the movie became too time consuming, and with the deadline for the completed project fast approaching, several scenes in the original script had to be re-written to make them simpler for the animators to animate (including the sacrificing scene), or cut from the script completely, thus resulting in a much shorter movie with fewer locations The Chipmunks and Chipettes actually visit. See more »

Goofs

When David calls the house to check on the boys after he sights them in Athens, Miss Miller goes from mixing something in a bowl to washing dishes, then back to the bowl, then back to the dishes. 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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Crazy Credits

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

Followed by Alvinnn!!! And the Chipmunks (2015) See more »

Soundtracks

Off to See the World
Written by Randy Edelman
Performed by The Chipmunks and The Chipettes
Produced by Ross Bagdasarian Jr. and Janice Karman
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They don't make em like the used to
4 June 2004 | by ZombafyedSee all my reviews

Like many other reviewers of this film, I am an 80s child. At 21 now, I am still captivated by this extraordinary film. You see animated movies nowadays, and with some exceptions, are usually lacking substance, and clean fun. The Chipmunk Adventure is just plain fun. I, personally, found the chipmunk show boring when I was younger, and I don't remember how I ended up watching this movie. But I am really glad that I did. Not only is it great to keep and watch to remind you of childhood days past, but it is also a great film to keep in your family, and run through generations. I am keeping mine for me, and when my son gets old enough, we can enjoy it together. An adult who has not seen the movie before might find it boring, but if he/she does, then they are too warped by todays conception of what a 'good' animated flick is. There are no REAL celebrity voices, no fancy computer animated effects, just good animation, kick-ass songs, and a really solid, enjoyable storyline. The characters are impossible to forget, and the famous 'Boys/Girls of Rock 'n' Roll' seen has stuck with me for years. I love this movie, and I honestly can't think of why anyone would walk away from this movie disappointed. I give it a perfect score, because it is perfect for what it is.


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