The girls escape but discover the diamonds and cash inside the dolls, realize they have been deceived, and set out to find the boys. The teams continue their journeys, exchanging their dolls in various countries along the way. Dave, the Chipmunks father figure, is traveling to Europe on business and is leaving the boys in the hands of absent minded babysitter Miss Miller. Regardless, this is still a fun time and not something I would hesitate to place before my daughter. He is sweet and wears green. Sung briefly by Miss Miller. I won't ruin anything for those who haven't seen it, but suffice it to say, there is something the youngsters don't know about the race that will end up getting everyone in deep trouble before the movie ends.
Lengthy piece of music recorded for the underwater sequence. The song has also been featured by characters in numerous movies such as Look Whose Talking Now and Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaur. The Chipmunk Adventure; they're whiny, we've hated them, the brainless story, and the cheap animation. The animation may not be as flashy and realistic as we have today but there's nothing wrong with a good old fashioned cartoon every once in a while. On review aggregation website , the film has an approval rating of 75% based on 8 reviews, with an average rating of 6.
The Chipmunks' first stop is , where they join in a. The storyline is engaging, the characters are likable and the entire feel of this cartoon, the vibe and atmosphere is sure to excite and entertain any child. Often, he is looked at to play middleman between the other chipmunks in fights. Like I said though, this is not enough for me to really complain about. Miller is absentmindendly driving the wrong way on a one-way street on her way to pick up Dave, and accidentally runs the Furschteins off the road. First of all, maybe it's just me, but was it easier to understand what they were singing when we were younger. Songwriter Dave Seville Jason Lee has been struggling to gain recognition in the music industry for some time, and despite the fact that his former college roommate David Cross is now a high-profile powerbroker at Jett Records, Dave still can't manage to get a break.
Scott , a former hero pilot now working for military intelligence, is assigned to the great Hindenburg airship as its chief of security. First let's discuss the storyline. But staying mad at such lovable little creatures is next to impossible, no matter what kind of mischief they might get into. Claudia discovers Mario passing information to Jamal, who is revealed to be an Inspector. Other than Theodore mentioning the guilty feeling once and Simon somewhat bickering in the beginning the boys never really acknowledge how wrong their actions were, nether does Dave for that matter. I had the hardest time figuring out the words to the songs. The song later become a popular hit by the Chipmunks themselves, topping the charts at number one and was featured in an episode of The Alvin Show.
As adorable and talented as they may be, though, these bouncy little critters aren't quite domesticated just yet; they still have a wild streak in them a mile wide, and it isn't long before Dave's life, home, and career are in utter chaos. There are a few things I found a little annoying but there's not enough here to really complain about. The girls perform a song to guarding their dolls, escape in their balloon, and detour to to return the baby penguin to its family. Miller unaware is almost as much of an adventure as the race itself. Frustrated by his men's failures, Jamal enlists the aid of a young who has his mercenaries capture the Chipettes in.
The animation is beautiful, the story never gets old for me, and the music. I read somewhere--over a year ago--that it was slated to arrive in March of 2004, but was pushed back. Archived from on October 14, 2017. I know this was the 80's and these songs were popular, but as a soon-to-be parent I find myself a little more judgmental of things. This enjoyment is carried over into the film soundtracks, inspired by the joy that Alvin and the Chipmunks in all their incarnations created. The Chipmunk Song Please Christmas Don't Be Late Released in 1958, The Christmas Song Please Christmas Don't Be Late is the most popular song by the Chipmunks and won three Grammy awards in comedy performance, children's recording and engineering.
One deleted scene had the Chipmunks go to Russia. Alvin is often thought of as the center of the group and is mainly at the center of Dave's frustrations. He plays the piano and, unlike the group, is a human. Alvin and Brittany argue over who won the race, and Alvin frustrates the adults by demanding the promised prize money. The songs are cute and funny. The musical numbers, as hilarious as they are, present my first lukewarm feeling.
The children land at at the same time as Dave's returning flight, and are chased by the Furschteins, who get them to surrender by falsely claiming to have kidnapped Ms. Of course, Dave would never allow this, and the scheme to keep him and babysitting Mrs. Though initially scheduled for Christmas 1986, The Chipmunk Adventure opened on May 22, 1987 through and Bagdasarian Productions. It's funny and entertaining and enjoyable even in my adulthood. Things soon start to look up, however, when Dave discovers three singing chipmunks hiding out in the branches of a Christmas tree in Jett Records' world headquarters. Siskel and Ebert ultimately gave the film two thumbs down. As the manager of the bunch, Dave Seville is calm and collected.
I think this movie still stands the test of time, and if you have young children today they'd enjoy this as much as I did at that age. Learning that they have deviated from their route, Claudia sends her thugs after them. They soon learn that they are to be sacrificed by being dropped into a pit of crocodiles. The two teams set off by , each given a different route and twelve dolls made in their likenesses, which they are to exchange at designated locations for dolls in the likenesses of the other team. Anyway I found it adorable and I'm buying a copy for myself now. So, Alvin, Simon and Theodore set off in one direction while Brittany, Jeannette and Eleanor set off in the other and each of them meet danger in varying ways. They devise a plan rather rapidly to send the Chipmunks and the Chipettes on a race around the world, having them deposit dolls stuffed with diamonds at certain checkpoints along the way.
It just so happens that these two strangers, Klaus and Claudia, are in need of some transporters to smuggle their stolen diamonds. I'm 24 and she's 20 but we had both watched this when we were younger it actually came out a year before my sister was born! Archived from on October 14, 2017. I also would have liked to see the boys really understand the danger in what they did, leaving home unchaperoned, trusting strangers. It's kind of like fingernails on the blackboard Siskel. Realizing that these woodland crooners could prove to be his ticket to the big time, Dave does his best to transform Alvin Justin Long , Simon Matthew Gray Gubler , and Theodore Jesse McCartney into the next great pop sensation. This site is absolutely legal and contain only links to other sites on the Internet: youtube. In , the Chipettes to make their first exchange and Brittany is almost eaten by a shark.