Alvin And The Chipmunks Movies In Order [Viewing Order]

Alvin and the chipmunks series is the story of three cute and cuddly singing Chipmunks and their guardian Dave. Here is the list of all Alvin and the Chipmunks movies in order of release.

  • The Chipmunk Adventure (1987)
  • Alvin and the Chipmunks Meet Frankenstein (1999)
  • Alvin and the Chipmunks Meet the Wolfman (2000)
  • Little Alvin and the Mini-Munks (2003)
  • Alvin and the Chipmunks (2007)
  • Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel (2009)
  • Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked (2011)
  • Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip (2015)
Alvin And The Chipmunks Movies In Order of release
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About Alvin And The Chipmunks Movie Series

Alvin and the Chipmunks, created by Ross Bagdasarian, are all-time popular cartoon franchises that initially started with animation television series and ruled the 80’s. The franchise began in 1958 with novelty songs and became popular after the song “Christmas don’t be late”

The Alvin And The Chipmunk franchise features three singing Chipmunks Alvin( the cool one), Simon( the smart one), and Theodore( the dumb one), with their manager David (Dave) Seville. Besides, there are three Chipettes, and they are the rivals of the thee chipmunks.

Alvin And The Chipmunks Movies In Order: Correct Order To Watch Chipmunks Movies

Are Alvin And The Chipmunks Movies Connected?

The chipmunks’ movies follow the story of three chipmunks and Dave, the chip movies have the same characters and are connected in terms of the story of Chipmunks and Dave. but all the movies have their own plot and can be watch as standalone.

Do You Need To Watch Alvin And The Chipmunks Movies In Order?

This is not important to watch Chipmunks movies in order, you can watch them as standalone and still enjoy each installment, however, if you watch them in order, this will add into your viewing experience and you will be able to enjoy and understand the series better.

In what order should I watch Alvin and the Chipmunks?

The order to watch Alvin and the Chipmunks movies is very simple, all you have to do is to watch them in order of release. here is the list of all chipmunk movies incorrect order.

The Chipmunk Adventure (1987)

  • Director: Janice Karman
  • Stars: Ross Bagdasarian Jr., Janice Karman, Dody Goodman
  • Writers: Janice Karman, Ross Bagdasarian Jr. (as Ross Bagdasarian)
  • Runtime: 1h 18min

Alvin and the Chipmunks (2007)

  • Director: Tim Hill
  • Stars: Jason Lee, Ross Bagdasarian Jr., Janice Karman
  • Writers: Jon Vitti, Will McRobb
  • Runtime: 1h 32min

Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel (2009)

  • Director: Betty Thomas
  • Stars: Jason Lee, Zachary Levi, David Cross
  • Writers: Jon Vitti, Jonathan Aibel
  • Runtime: 1h 28min

Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked (2011)

  • Director: Mike Mitchell
  • Stars: Justin Long, Matthew Gray Gubler, Jesse McCartney
  • Writers: Jonathan Aibel, Glenn Berger
  • Runtime: 1h 27min

Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip (2015)

  • Director: Walt Becker
  • Stars: Jason Lee, Justin Long, Matthew Gray Gubler
  • Writers: Ross Bagdasarian, Janice Karman
  • Runtime: 1h 32min

Alvin and the Chipmunks Meet Frankenstein (1999 Video)

  • Director: Kathi Castillo
  • Stars: Ross Bagdasarian Jr., Janice Karman, Michael Bell
  • Writer: John Loy
  • Runtime: 1h 18min

Alvin and the Chipmunks Meet the Wolfman (2000)

  • Director: Kathi Castillo
  • Stars: Ross Bagdasarian Jr., Janice Karman, Maurice LaMarche
  • Runtime: 1h 17min
  • Writer: John Loy

Little Alvin and the Mini-Munks (2003)

  • Director: Jerry Rees
  • Stars: Ross Bagdasarian Jr., Janice Karman, Jerry Rees
  • Writers: Janice Karman, Ross Bagdasarian Jr.
  • Runtime: 1h 20min
The Chipmunk Adventure (1987) first movie in the list of all Alvin and the chipmunks movies in order of release
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The Chipmunk Adventure (1987)

When David leaves home for a business trip, Three chipmunks and Chipettes while playing the Arcade game Around the World in 30 Days start to argue with each other about how will win the actual race around the world.

Claudia and Klaus Furschtein, diamond smugglers’ siblings secretly hear their argument and tricks them to deliver $5 million worth of diamonds to their buyers by arranging an actual race around the world. Alvin further manages to trick their babysitter, Ms. Miller. The two teams, chipmunks and Chipettes set off by hot air balloon on an adventure around the world.

Alvin and the Chipmunks Meet Frankenstein (1999) second movie in the list of all Alvin and the chipmunks movies in order of release
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Alvin and the Chipmunks Meet Frankenstein (1999)

The movie starts with three Chipmunks performing a concert in a theme park named Majestic movie studio. after the concert, Alvin decides to go on an indoor roller coaster. Meanwhile, to increase the popularity of the theme park and attract more people, the manager of the park decides to hire Frankenstein.

While on the tour bus, Alvin fights with the tour guide and all the three chipmunks gets kicked out of the bus, after there show gets cancelled the park gets closed, leaving all the three chipmunks trapped inside.

Alvin and the Chipmunks Meet the Wolfman (2000) third movie in the list of all Alvin and the chipmunks movies in order of release
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Alvin and the Chipmunks Meet the Wolfman (2000)

Alvin after falling in love with monster movies starts to believe that that the new next-door neighbor Mr. Talbot is a werewolf. After Alvin creates havoc at school, Principal Milliken decides to give Alvin’s role of Mr. Hyde to Theodore. Meanwhile, Alvin and Simon decide to investigate together the truth of Mr. Talbot.

Coincidently, Theodore gets bitten by a werewolf and transforms to a werewolf, to help Theodore Alvin and Simon has to find a possible cure without letting Dave learn anything about this.

Little Alvin and the Mini-Munks (2003) fourth movie in the list of all Alvin and the chipmunks movies in order of release
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Little Alvin and the Mini-Munks (2003)

This is the third and last direct to video Alvin and the chipmunks movies. the movie starts with Lolu (friend of Dave) putting up a banner saying, “Welcome Chipmunks” on the porch of her magic cottage. Dave has to go out of town and hence decides to leave all the chipmunks to his friend Lolu’s house.

Lolu is happy to have all the chipmunks inside the house, A series of happy, horrifying and enjoying events starts at Lolu’s house that being with Lolu narrating a story of sea serpent attacking a ship to his friend Gilda and all the chipmunks.

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Alvin and the Chipmunks (2007)

The tree on which the three chipmunk brothers live is cut down and is purchased by Jett Records and all the three chipmunks gets transferred to LA. David, a song composer and writer, Steals a bucket of muffins and brings the basket to home, after a while David notices three chipmunks inside the bucket and kicks them out of the home.

Chipmunks starts to sing, which shocks David! further, David makes a deal with three chipmunks to sing his songs in exchange for shelter and food. The Chipmunks and David team up for their journey of entertaining the world.

Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel (2009) sixth movie in the list of all Alvin and the chipmunks movies in order of release
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Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel (2009)

In a charity concert in Paris, Dave gets injured and while he is recovering, he asks his aunt, Jackie to look after the three chipmunks but, after Jackie also has an accident, Toby, Jackie’s grandson gets the responsibility to take care of the three chipmunks.

Meanwhile, lan Hawke, poor and broke lives in the basement of Jett Records gets shocked when three Chipettes emerge from a FedEx package. Ian, to resurrect his career decides to recruit thee Chipettes. After learning about Thee Chikmunks going to school, lan sends all Chipettes to school. The three Chipettes meet the thee Chikmunks and develop a rivalry.

Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked (2011) seventh movie in the list of all Alvin and the chipmunks movies in order of release
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Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked (2011)

The movie starts after two years of events in the previous film. Dave with three Chipmunks and Chipettes goes on a cruise vacation on the Carnival Dream for international music awards. At night, Alvin creates chaos, and when Dave goes back to the dinner table to apologize, Alvin, Simon, and three Chipettes snick out of the room to a music club, While Theodore decides to watch a monster movie alone in the room.

The next day, while para-sailing on a kite All the chipmunks fly away, Dave and Ian go to protect them but end up in the middle of the Pacific ocean while all the chipmunks are living on a lonely island.

Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip (2015) eighth movie in the list of all Alvin and the chipmunks movies in order of release
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Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip (2015)

David Seville is having the best time of his career and meanwhile he is sharing a beautiful relation with Samantha a beautiful doctor who works in the emergency room. The Three chipmunks starts to think that after Dave and Samantha’s marriage, Dave will leave them and they have to live with Josh Green, an antagonistic stepbrother.

When Alvin releases that Dave is finally going to Propose Samantha for Marriage, The three Chipmunks sets their adventure to do anything they can to prevent David from proposing Samantha.

Alvin and the Chipmunks Universe

How Many Alvin and the Chipmunks movies are there?

All Alvin and the Chipmunks Movies, Specials, Tv Shows In Order of Release

  • The Alvin Show (1961–1962) – Television series
  • Alvin and the Chipmunks (1983–1990) – Television series
  • A Chipmunk Christmas (1981) – Television specials
  • A Chipmunk Reunion (1985) – Television specials
  • The Chipmunk Adventure (1987) – Feature films(Theatrical)
  • Cartoon All-Stars to the Rescue (1990; guest appearance) – Television specials
  • Rockin’ Through the Decades (1991) – Television specials
  • Alvin and the Chipmunks: Trick or Treason (1994) – TV Movie
  • Alvin and the Chipmunks (2007) –Feature films(Theatrical)
  • Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel (2009) –Feature films(Theatrical)
  • Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked (2011) –Feature films(Theatrical)
  • Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip (2015) –Feature films(Theatrical)
  • Alvin and the Chipmunks Meet Frankenstein (1999) –Feature films(Direct-to-video)
  • Alvin and the Chipmunks Meet the Wolfman (2000) –Feature films(Direct-to-video)
  • Little Alvin and the Mini-Munks (2003) –Feature films(Direct-to-video)
  • Alvin and the Chipmunks (2015–) – Television series

Is there going to be an Alvin and the Chipmunks 5?

The last film in the series was released in 2015, still, there is no announcement or news from Fox production about the fifth installment about the production or script. there are very less chances that we would be able to see in the fifth installment of Alvin and the Chipmunks.

Which Alvin and the Chipmunks Movie Is Best?

The Alvin and the Chipmunks start with a television series that is developed into a complete universe with Three direct-to-video, five theatrical movies. but out of all the eight movies, which one is the most loved movie still remains the question!

To answer this question, Here I have ranked all chipmunks movies from worst to best, based on Audience ratings on IMDb.

Alvin and the Chipmunks MoviesRatings On IMDb
Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked (2011)4.3/10
Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel (2009)4.5/10
Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip (2015)5.0/10
Alvin and the Chipmunks (2007)5.2/10
Alvin and the Chipmunks Meet Frankenstein (1999 Video)6.2/10
Alvin and the Chipmunks Meet the Wolfman (2000 Video)6.7/10
The Chipmunk Adventure (1987)7.2/10
Little Alvin and the Mini-Munks (2003)7.3/10

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