63

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The excellent animation makes up for a so-so plot, but it really doesn't matter. "The Squeakquel" is for kids.
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50

Philadelphia Inquirer

By David Hiltbrand
The whole thing is rather insipid. But Thomas makes it smoother and more palatable than it deserves to be.
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50

Washington Post

By Michael O'Sullivan
Call it a Christmas miracle, albeit a minor one: Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel isn't entirely awful.
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50

New York Post

By Kyle Smith
Among cutesy pop musical trios aimed at nondiscerning audiences, I'll take Alvin and Co. over the Jonas Brothers any day.
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50

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
It seems as if no professional actors were hired in the making of this motion picture.
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42

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
If only for the sake of adults, couldn't the folks behind the Alvin films have had the good grace to turn Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel into a musical?
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40

The Hollywood Reporter

By Michael Rechtshaffen
Charmless sequel.
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40

New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
The 6- to 10-year-old audience this movie is aimed at deserved better.
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38

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Almost but not quite as obnoxious as its title. Little kids will love it. You’ll need a hazmat suit.
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25

San Francisco Chronicle

By Peter Hartlaub
First, and perhaps most important, it should be disclosed that my 4-year-old laughed pretty much nonstop throughout Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel. This was his "Citizen Kane."
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41 out of 100
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