New York Post

By Kyle Smith
Bouncy vocal rearrangements of pop songs, sparkling choreography and a hilarious script make for a movie that's made to be obsessed over, seen 50 times, quoted as devoutly as such sacred texts as "Heathers" and "Bring It On."
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One of the finest sequences is a "riff-off" between the boys and the girls, a West Side Story-style showdown that plays out with shards of songs instead of switchblades.
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Amy Biancolli
Any movie that features a character calling herself Fat Amy has a pretty firm grip on irony. It helps that Fat Amy is played by Rebel Wilson ("Bachelorette," "Bridesmaids"), my favorite eccentric Aussie practitioner of lip-curled comic timing.
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USA Today

By Claudia Puig
The spirited a cappella singing in Pitch Perfect makes a predictable, feather-light coming-of-age film irresistibly fun.
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Todd McCarthy
Pitch Perfect is an enjoyably snarky campus romp that's both wildly nerdy and somewhat sexy.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Without the music, the movie might have been painful, but the songs, Auto-Tuned and processed as they are, generate a hooky bliss. They're the chewy center of this ultra-synthetic hard candy.
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
I smiled for the first half of the movie and started laughing hysterically when a supporting character hijacked it from its stars.
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Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
The college singing-group comedy Pitch Perfect isn't dumb, but Kendrick's participation implies that it might also be smart. And sometimes it is.
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Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Kendrick is terrific, taking a role that could have slid by on snide and building it into something uniquely funny and touching.
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New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
How you respond to Pitch Perfect will depend primarily on how you feel about its obvious inspirations: "Glee," "Bring It On" and the food-poisoning scene from "Bridesmaids."
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66 out of 100
Generally favorable reviews
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