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Age by Age Review For: Pitch Perfect
Pitch Perfect
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Best For Tweens (10-12)
Rated PG-13
Age-By-Age Guide
Comedy
Indie music fan Beca (Anna Kendrick) enters college and finds herself an unlikely member of The Bellas, an old-school female a cappella group. This big-screen version of Gleeis absolutely hilarious but, because it's set in a college atmosphere rather than high school, it's filled with suggestiveness, strong language, and drug references, making it more appropriate for a teen/older tween audience. There are a lot of mean girl--and boy--moments, but the messages about teamwork and keeping an open mind are important, and the movie is ultimately empowering. Plus, you can dance to it!
Baby (0-2)
No This movie is intended for older children.
Preschool (3-5)
No This movie is intended for older children.
Kids (6-9)
No This movie is intended for older children.
Tweens (10-12)
Maybe Tweens will love the music and the attitude, and won't be able to keep from smiling through the whole movie. They'll find it reassuring to see that every member of the group has something to contribute, and they'll adore the self-named Fat Amy, who exudes confidence, no matter what anyone says about her. Unfortunately, there are many scenes that are iffy for younger viewers, including Beca being gifted with a "rape whistle" as a welcome to college. As the leader of the Bellas would say, "A ca-awkward."
--Lois Alter Mark, the Flicks for Kids Expert
DVD Features
The combo pack comes with Blu-ray, DVD, and digital versions of the movie. UltraViolet lets viewers stream and download it to tablets, smartphones, computers and TVs. The DVD includes deleted, alternate and extended scenes, a music video, profiles and interviews, behind-the-scenes footage and "Line-O-Rama," a segment of funny one-liners. The Blu-ray adds extra "Line-O'Ramas."
Points For Parents
Movie Pluses

  • Empowers viewers
  • Celebrates individual talent
  • Encourages teamwork and cooperation
Movie Minuses

  • Suggestiveness
  • Mild profanity
  • Alcohol consumption and drug references
  • Some bullying