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5 Movies Like Pitch Perfect
Pitch Perfect is a musical comedy film released in September of 2012. The story revolves around Beca Mitchell and her adventures after joining The Barden Bellas, an a cappella group competing to win the Nationals. The movie has become a sleeper hit, earning over $100 million in the box office. Due to its financial success, a sequel has been announced and is slated for release in May 2015.
In this hub, you will find more movies like Pitch Perfect that will make you sing along to different tunes.
1. Glee: The 3D Concert Movie
Release Date: August 12, 2011
Director: Kevin Tancharoen, Jennifer Arnold
Cast: Cory Monteith, Dianna Agron, Lea Michele
If you’re a Gleek, then there’s no reason why you should miss Glee: The 3D Concert Movie. This is a concert documentary shot during the show’s summer tour in 2011. It features not only performances by the star-studded cast, but also testimonials from fans and how the show impacted their lives. The cast members also share their experiences and tell just how amazing Glee is. Even if you aren’t a big fan of the hit TV show, you can still find this concert highly entertaining.
2. Fame (2009)
Release Date: September 25, 2009
Director: Kevin Tancharoen
Cast: Kelsey Grammer, Bebe Neuwirth, Megan Mullally
This movie is a remake of the 1980 musical, featuring a group of students at New York City’s High School for the Performing Arts. At first glance, they seem to be an odd bunch. But they all share one common thing: to gain fame. They want to see their big dreams fulfilled in their new school. Some of them have innate talent, while others struggle to bring out the best in them. From their entrance audition to their graduation, you can follow along their journey and witness where their dreams take them.
3. Footloose (1984)
Release Date: February 17, 1984
Director: Herbert Ross
Cast: Kevin Bacon, Lori Singer, John Lithgow
Ren McCormack is a teenager who recently moved with his family from Chicago to a small Midwestern town. His new environment causes him to experience culture shock, especially after learning that rock music and dancing are illegal in their town. As their senior prom nears, Ren and his classmates try to abolish the absurd rule by talking with the town’s minister. Only Ren has the courage to talk to him, marking the beginning of a dancing revolution and invigorating the spirits of the townspeople.
4. Step Up Revolution
Release Date: July 27, 2012
Director: Scott Speer
Cast: Kathryn McCormick, Ryan Guzman, Cleopatra Coleman
Sean leads a flash mob who performs all over Miami in the hopes of winning an online content. Their group is called The Mob, and they are quickly gaining popularity thanks to their jaw-dropping performances. Emily, the daughter of a rich businessman, arrives in Miami and wants to join The Mob. However, her father doesn’t support her. He also has plans of developing the area, threatening to displace the residents. Now, Emily works together with Sean in order to convince her father not to push through with his plans.
5. High School Musical
Release Date: January 20, 2006
Director: Kenny Ortega
Cast: Zac Efron, Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley Tisdale
Troy and Gabriella are teenagers that seem to be worlds apart in terms of interests: Troy only cares about is basketball while Gabriella loves nothing but books. But upon meeting at New Year’s Eve, they instantly have an undeniable connection. A week later, Troy discovers that Gabriella is a new student at his school, East High School. They audition for their school’s musical, and since then, their respective circles have been trying to separate them. The two decide to find a way to convince their friends to think otherwise, and finally express their true feelings to one another.