This cute movie for children is based on the famous cartoon characters 'Alvin and the Chipmunks'. It is a live action film that explains how Alvin, Simon, and Theodore, three cute, mischievous chipmunks come to live with Dave Seville played by Jason Lee , a failing songwriter, and turn his world upside down. The talking, singing Chipmunks live in a giant tree in the forest, until it is chopped down and taken to the offices of a large music recording company. There, Dave is pitching his latest song to greedy manager Ian.
By Agent Bedhead Film December 28, In this second feature film, the three rodents of doom — Alvin Justin Long , Simon Matthew Gray Gubler , and Theodore Jesse McCartney — are back to trip the light fantastic upon our own rotting corpses. This time around, though, Ross Bagdasarian Jr. Well, well… it seems that Jason Lee, mysteriously, does not fully reprise his role as Dave Seville for this sequel. In the first few minutes of Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel , the scriptwriters virtually erase Dave Seville from the story.
Buy from Amazon. For today's kids, the singing squirrels are known for their interactions with Jason Lee and David Cross, their semi-famous voice actors, and their hip hop-infused contemporary sound. Fox's hit feature reused a design and over one hundred crew members employed on their live action-with-CGI Garfield movies. Like those two flicks, the big screen Alvin didn't get great reviews.