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21 Facts You Didn't Know About "Pitch Perfect"

Get ready to be pitch-slapped with some mind-blowing information. Better hide those toners.

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1. "Cups" was never supposed to be in the film.

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Anna Kendrick learned about the song through Reddit, and told Collider, "Originally that scene was going to be like 'I’m a Little Tea Cup' or something. It was supposed to be weird and funny and the second that they saw me do that, they were like, 'OK. That’s your audition song.'"

2. A shower scene between Rebel Wilson and Adam DeVine got cut from the film.

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DeVine told Vulture that the two "improv-ed a lot of the scenes with each other. Some we made, some got cut — a lot of the really steamy stuff."

3. Adam DeVine's girlfriend, Kelley Jakle, is a professional a capella singer.

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She plays Jessica in the film, and she was a contestant on the competition series The Sing Off.

5. Categories on the riff-off wheel included, Ugly Lead Singers, Songs Glee Ruined, and Overplayed Black Eyed Peas Songs.

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The complete list includes: Ladies of the '80s, Songs About Sex, Black Michael Jackson, White Michael Jackson, Christian Rock, Hair Bands, TV Theme Songs, Reggae Time, Stadium Rock, The Judd's, Famous Duets, Puppet Songs, Party Rock Anthems.

6. Adam DeVine accidentally pegged a cameraman in the face with a burrito while shooting the gas station scene.

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"Yeah, it was when I was supposed to throw a burrito at Rebel, and he said to aim for him, thinking I wouldn't hit him, and I pegged him right in the face," DeVine told Vulture.

7. Any time Anna Kendrick sings alone in the film, she was singing live on set.

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Kendrick pulled a Les Mis telling Collider, "I think something is a little bit lost in the recording studio."

10. The cast participated in a month-long singing/dancing boot camp.

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The producers brought down the cast to Baton Rouge a month before filming so they could learn every dance move and song perfectly.

13. The scene was also shot at 3 a.m. in an old, empty outdoor pool.

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The film was shot during early winter, and Skylar Astin told MovieViral, "There were no places to keep cast chairs or warmers things so we bonded a lot that night."

21. There is an "aca-innapropriate" blooper reel that includes cut jokes, and some not-so-PG-13 dialogue.

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