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The Chipmunk Adventure (1987)

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Alvin and the Chipmunks in an adventurous race around the world with all-expense-paid and a chance at winning $100,000

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Alvin, eager for adventure, is the oldest of the three brothers
Alvin, eager for adventure, is the oldest of the three brothers
"This isn't the arcade game" "It's been a piece of cake"
  Simon is the smartest of the group with a dry sense of humor
Simon is the smartest of the group with a dry sense of humor
"I'm only along to see you don't get into too much trouble."
  Theodore is the youngest chipmunk: plump, cute, and innocent
Theodore is the youngest chipmunk: plump, cute, and innocent
"I don't think we should have taken this short cut"
  Miss Miller, an elderly lady yawning, disorderly but coquette, babysitter of the Chipmunks
Miss Miller, an elderly lady yawning, disorderly but coquette, babysitter of the Chipmunks
"I hope you have insurance"
Brittany is the older sister of Jeanette and Eleanor and leader of the The Chipettes
Brittany is the older sister of Jeanette and Eleanor and leader of the The Chipettes
"only thing down there is our chipmunk doll"
  Jeanette, endowed with high intelligence, she is the  middle in girls team
Jeanette, endowed with high intelligence, she is the middle in girls team
"But what if he's telling the truth"
  Eleanor, is the smallest of the sisters. She is nice, sweet,  obedient, and motherly
Eleanor, is the smallest of the sisters. She is nice, sweet, obedient, and motherly
"He needs his mommy"
  Dave Seville is the loving father of The Chipmunks
Dave Seville is the loving father of The Chipmunks
"We've got a lot of talking to do"
Claudia Furschtein, is one of the main antagonists in the film, an European diamond smuggler
Claudia Furschtein, is one of the main antagonists in the film, an European diamond smuggler
"This is excellent news."
  Inspector Jamal manages to break illegal international smuggling ring with diamonds
Inspector Jamal manages to break illegal international smuggling ring with diamonds
"What did you find out?"
  Klaus Furschtein, together with his younger sister Claudia, is involved in the trafficking network
Klaus Furschtein, together with his younger sister Claudia, is involved in the trafficking network
"Don't try anything stupid."
Arabian Prince, falls in love with Brittany and intends to make her one of his brides
Arabian Prince, falls in love with Brittany and intends to make her one of his brides
"I will rule the world"
  Sophie is Claudia's small dog who enjoys annoying Klaus. She seems  to be a Yorkshire or Silky Terrier.
Sophie is Claudia's small dog who enjoys annoying Klaus. She seems to be a Yorkshire or Silky Terrier.
"My poor baby!"
  Mario, Claudia's butler, but in reality is a spy  for Inspector Jamal
Mario, Claudia's butler, but in reality is a spy for Inspector Jamal
"I'll call you when I get some more information."
 
The Chipettes
The Chipettes
  Native Chief
Native Chief
  Baby penguin
Baby penguin
  The Chipmunks
The Chipmunks
FULL QUOTES PART 1 DAVE: The taxi's gonna be here any minute and I'm not even packedThe taxi's gonna be here any minute and I'm not even packed. Uh, has anyone seen my tie? SIMON: You're wearing it, Dave. DAVE: Uh, uh, thanks, Simon. THEODORE: Don't forget your mittens, Dave. It's cold in Europe. DAVE: Oh, thanks, Theodore. SIMON: And don't forget your tour bookdon't forget your tour book. I'm marking all the great cities you'll want to visit. DAVE: Great, Simon. Now, let's see. Shirts, pants, overcoats, socks. Am I forgetting anything? ALVIN: Me! DAVE: Alvin, we've been over this a million times. ALVIN: Please, Dave, I need a little culture in my life. The Eiffel towerI need a little culture in my life. The Eiffel tower, the Sistine chapel, the Louvre in Rome. SIMON: The Louvre is in Paris, Alvin. ALVIN: You see, I don't even know where the Louvre is. Please. Take me with you, Dave. DAVE: Alvin, for the last time. This is strictly a business trip. It's just not practical. Besides, I've hired someone very good to take care of you while I'm gone. THEODORE: Oh. SIMON: Did it have to be Miss Miller, Dave? DAVE: Now, come on, fellas, she's a very nice womanfellas, she's a very nice woman. MISS MILLER: Yoo-hoo! I'm here. Hello! Anybody home? ALL: Up here! MISS MILLER: Dave? Boys? ALL: We're up here! MISS MILLER: Hello! Hello! DAVE: We'll be right down. Well, my taxi's here. I'm sure gonna miss you, boys. MISS MILLER: Hello! DAVE: Just a minute. MISS MILLER: David, your jacket. DAVE: Oh, thanks. SIMON: And your tickets. DAVE: Thanks, Simon. Thanks, Alvin. Alvin! MISS MILLER: Don't worry about a thing, David. The boys will be fine. SIMON: Bye, Dave. THEODORE: Bye, Dave. MISS MILLER: Don't worry, dear. You'll get to see the world soon enoughYou'll get to see the world soon enough. SIMON: Look out on the left, Alvin. You're not going to make it. ELEANOR: Brittany. Oh, Alvin. SIMON: Faster, Alvin. Faster. Hurry. JEANETTE: Go, Alvin. ELEANOR: Brittany. ALVIN: Oh! SIMON: Look out for that sphinx. ALVIN: Aw, nuts. THEODORE: Since when does Alvin like playing around the world in 30 days? SIMON: Since he feels it's as close to a world trip as he'll ever getSince he feels it's as close to a world trip as he'll ever get. ALL: Come on. Hurry. CLAUDIA: We have people waiting around the world for $5 million in diamonds, and we can't get anyone to deliver them. KLAUS FURSCHTEIN: What about Ivan? CLAUDIA: Oh, we've used him too often. Jamal knows his face. Oh, sorry, Sophie. We need someone new. Someone Jamal would never suspect. Don't forget, dear brotherDon't forget, dear brother, last year Jamal robbed us of $3 million worth of priceless, precious... KLAUS FURSCHTEIN: Claudia. CLAUDIA: ...gorgeous, spectacular... KLAUS FURSCHTEIN: Claudia. CLAUDIA: ...to die for gems. Thank you, Sophie. KLAUS FURSCHTEIN: Oh, Claudia, please. Not here. SIMON: Come on, Alvin. ELEANOR: Brittany, watch out. CLAUDIA: Noisy brats. THEODORE: Go, Alvin, go. To the left, Alvin. To the left. ALVIN: Leave me alone. THEODORE: Watch out! The Chipettes are winning. ALVIN: I heard that, Theodore. SIMON: You need to take the shortcut across FijiYou need to take the shortcut across Fiji, Alvin. THEODORE: Oh, not that. It's too dangerous. ALVIN: It's my only chance. ELEANOR: Oh, Brittany, be careful. Oh, Brittany. SIMON: You're gaining, Alvin. ALVIN: No! THE CHIPETTES: Hurray! BRITTANY: I won. ALVIN: You're lucky this is only a game. You'd never beat me if this were for real. BRITTANY: Oh, is that so? ALVIN: Yeah, that's so. BRITTANY: If I had the money, I'd race you around the world, right now. CLAUDIA: Are you thinking what I'm thinking? KLAUS FURSCHTEIN: Oh, don't be ridiculous. It's too dangerous. They're only children. CLAUDIA: Exactly. Who would suspect them? KLAUS FURSCHTEIN: No, Claudia, it's out of the question. CLAUDIA: Listen to me, Klaus! If you think I'm going to let you botch up this deal like you did the last one... KLAUS FURSCHTEIN: Must you keep reminding me? I underestimated Jamal. It won't happen again. CLAUDIA: You bet it won't. We're doing things my way this time. BRITTANY: Well, unless you inherit a fortune, Alvin, I guess we'll never know. KLAUS FURSCHTEIN: Excuse us, but we couldn't help overhearing your conversation. CLAUDIA: We were just wondering which one of you really would win a race around the worldwhich one of you really would win a race around the world. BRITTANY: Hmm, I would. ALVIN: Not a chance. KLAUS FURSCHTEIN: I know. She could win. CLAUDIA: Would you like to make a little wager? KLAUS FURSCHTEIN: Why not? I bet $1 million on this cutie. BRITTANY: Hmm. CLAUDIA: And I bet on this handsome gentleman. ALVIN: $1 million? Uh, you're joking, right? KLAUS FURSCHTEIN: Certainly not. We're quite wealthy and very bored. Allow us to introduce ourselves. My name is Klaus Furschtien, and this is my sister, Claudia. And Sophie. THEODORE: And we are The Chipmunks. And these are our friends, the Chipettes. CLAUDIA: The Chipmunks and Chipettes. Oh, how adorable! Well, what do you say? Will you consider our little wager? A bet like this would add a little excitement to our lives.
ALVIN: Well, I'm game. BRITTANY: Me, too. ALL: What?

Production

Directed by Janice Karman; produced by Ross Bagdasarian; music composed by Randy Edelman and performed by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; film editing by by Tony Mizgalski; production design by Carol Holman Grosvenor.

Cast as voices

Ross Bagdasarian, Jr. as Alvin, Simon and Dave Seville; Janice Karman as Theodore Seville, Brittany, Jeanette and Eleanor Miller; Dody Goodman as Miss Miller; Anthony De Longis as Klaus Furschtein; Susan Tyrrell as Claudia Furschtein; Frank Welker as Sophie, Baby penguin, Native Chief; Ken Sansom as Inspector Jamal; Nancy Cartwright as the Arabian Prince.

Trivia

Fortunately for Bagdasarian Productions, the box-office failure of Disney's The Black Cauldron in 1985 had led to the layoff of a number of Disney animators, whom Bagdasarian promptly hired to work on his film. Alvin and the Chipmunks is an American animated television series featuring The Chipmunks, produced by Bagdasarian Productions in association with Ruby-Spears Enterprises from 198387, Murakami-Wolf-Swenson from 198788 and DIC Entertainment from 198890.

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The Chipmunk Adventure part 1
The Chipmunk Adventure part 1
  2 around the world
2 around the world
  3 first stop is Bermuda
3 first stop is Bermuda
  4 looks like my boys
4 looks like my boys
 
5 we have the girls
5 we have the girls
  6 can you think of food
6 can you think of food
  7 I don't get it
7 I don't get it
  8 hand over the dolls
8 hand over the dolls