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This live-action/computer-animated update of Ross Bagdasarian's squeaky-voiced cartoon characters finds the chipmunks (in CGI form) transported from their woodland habitat to the city, where they wind up in the home of Dave Seville (Jason Lee). Dave, a down-on-his-luck songwriter, realizes the potential of a singing chipmunk pop act, and becomes an unlikely mentor/father figure to feisty Alvin, brainy Simon, and dopey Theodore. Meanwhile, the threesome causes chaos in his life, leading to plenty of fun, frenetic scenarios. When a devious record executive (David Cross) enters the picture, however, Alvin and the Chipmunks must deal with both the trappings of fame and their loyalty to the amiable, hapless Dave. <br> <br> Directed by Tim Hill (GARFIELD: A TALE OF TWO KITTIES), ALVIN AND THE CHIPMUNKS simultaneously modernizes and pays tribute to the classic title characters, who first appeared in the late 1950s and became wildly popular in the '60s. While Lee (MY NAME IS EARL) is well cast as the perpetuall...
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CastJane Lynch
DirectorTim Hill
Release Date:  2007
MPAA Rating:  PG
DVD Release Date:  20th Century Fox Home Entertainment (April 01, 2008)
Runtime:  1hr 31min
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review by . April 26, 2008
Pros: This movie puts a smile on your child's face and laughed her voice.     Cons: None at the present time.     The Bottom Line: This movie is good for all ages, children and adults alike.     Plot Details: This opinion reveals minor details about the movie''s plot. Have you ever just sat around one afternoon and wondered where the time has went? Well, I have. After seeing this movie, it brought back memories from my good old days. I …
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