Pitch Perfect 2

Movie review by S. Jhoanna Robledo, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 14+

Fun but uneven sequel doesn't hit original's high notes.

PG-13 2015 115 minutes

Parents say

age 13+

Based on 16 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 91 reviews

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age 15+

Falls flat and is much raunchier than the first movie

This movie is a big disappointment compared to the first. The musical numbers are disappointing, the humor much broader and bawdier, and the appropriate audience is much older than for the first movie. The makeup is overdone on all the actresses, plus they are costumed in Junior League-like outfits at first, making them all look alike and out-of-place in a movie that is supposed to be about each nerd being her own person. The theme of quirkiness is really lost in this movie. There are stereotyped characters that bothered me - the Hispanic girl with her over-thick accent and constant bad jokes about being an illegal immigrant, the gay acapello fan who stages the singdown party, robotic German villains, even a few seconds glimpse of an Indian acapello group in Indian costumes... singing Beach Boys? I wasn't sure if that was supposed to be a joke or not. Fairly bad language in the movie, and lowbrow, sexual humor.

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Too much swearing
age 11+

PP is awesome!

pitch perfect is perfect if you like good music. I would not recommend it for little kids.You better watch this movie ASAP.

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