Picture from Alvin and the Chipmunks
Overall B

If you thought singing rodents becoming pop stars was something that could only happen in cartoons--think again. The Saturday morning classic, Alvin and the Chipmunks, has been translated into a live action film (although the crooners are computer generated), where the trio continues to be troublesome to their caregiver, songwriter David Seville (Jason Lee).

Violence B
Sexual Content A-
Profanity A-
Substance Use B-

MPAA Rating: PG for some mild rude humor

Talk to your kids about…

Alvin and the Chipmunks

Why is Dave reluctant to make a commitment? How does he feel about referring to the chipmunks as family rather than friends?

How does the lifestyle of the rich and spoiled affect Alvin and his buddies? Are there drawbacks to being famous?

As for breathing helium, here is a link that explains the dangers.