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Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010)

PG-13  |   |  Action, Comedy, Fantasy  |  13 August 2010 (USA)
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Scott Pilgrim must defeat his new girlfriend's seven evil exes in order to win her heart.

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Storyline

Scott Pilgrim plays in a band which aspires to success. He dates Knives Chau, a high-school girl five years younger, and he hasn't recovered from being dumped by his former girlfriend, now a success with her own band. When Scott falls for Ramona Flowers, he has trouble breaking up with Knives and tries to romance Ramona. As if juggling two women wasn't enough, Ramona comes with baggage: seven ex-lovers, with each of whom Scott must do battle to the death in order to win Ramona. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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Rated PG-13 for stylized violence, sexual content, language and drug references | See all certifications »

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Scott Pilgrim's Precious Little Life  »

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$60,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$10,609,795 (USA) (13 August 2010)

Gross:

$31,494,270 (USA) (2 October 2010)
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Trivia

The name "chaos theatre" is a reference to a location in the Super Nintendo game Earthbound. In the game a band called the Runaway Five perform there nightly, though this is due to them being held under a massive debt by the theater owner. In the movie, the comparison is taken even further; Scott's old band Sex Bob-omb , tight for cash, is seen playing there as part of a contract with Gideon. One of the members Kim outright states that they are there to "sell out and make money and stuff". See more »

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While the band room is at the back of Lee's Palace, when Scott is thrown through the wall, he should have ended up in the parking lot that is actually across the alley. See more »

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Roxy Richter: [while preparing to slay Scott Pilgrim] Every Pilgrim reaches the end of it's journey... some sooner than others.
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References The Legend of Zelda (1986) See more »

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No Fun
Written by Beck (as Beck Hansen)
Performed by Michael Cera, Alison Pill, Mark Webber, Beck, Brian LeBarton
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Crazy, stupid, awesome video game fun.
30 November 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Scott Pilgram, a comic series unlike any other, is brought to insane life onto the big screen. When I first heard about this, I dismissed it as some lame movie, but to my surprise it isn't. This is one of the best movies with the word "versus" in the history of cinema. It's so absolutely mind-blowing that I can't tell if the author of the comics was tripping on acid when he made this.

Now on to the plot: Meet Scott Pilgram, a teenage boy who has his own rock band, been in a few relationships, lives in an apartment with a homosexual roommate, and happens to be the best fighter in town. When he meets a mysterious hair-color-changing girl named Ramona, Scott suddenly falls in love. However, to be with Ramona, he has to defeat her seven evil ex's, each with their own skills and powers, in awesome and hilarious video game style brawls to the death.

All I can say is that this film is pure freaking genius. Action-packed and incredibly stupid (in a good way). I wish I had fights like these, then my life would be complete! All the evil ex's are delightfully despicable, each having their own funny little quirks. This is a wonderful movie and I recommend that you check this out.


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