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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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Get the hot girl. Defeat her evil exes. Hit love where it hurts. See more »


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

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Also Known As:

Scott Pilgrim's Precious Little Life  »

Box Office

Budget:

$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

Originally, the film only had a title card at the beginning. It was Quentin Tarantino who suggested to Edgar Wright, late in the stage of post-production, that there should be a pre-title credit sequence. Otherwise the remaining ensemble of characters, yet to be introduced, would have been introduced in a much more rapid succession. The audience might have been overwhelmed with the introduction of characters and plot. With a pre-title sequence the audience is given a chance to relax and have a firmer grasp on the beginning of the film. Wright considered this and agreed, liking the idea that the first scene would now be a prologue. See more »

Goofs

When Scott dives through the window to avoid Knives, a section of glass stays in the frame, but when Scott comes back to get his coat, the glass has disappeared. See more »

Quotes

Ramona V. Flowers: What kind of tea do you want?
Scott Pilgrim: There's more than one kind?
Ramona V. Flowers: We have blueberry, raspberry, ginseng, sleepy time, green tea, green tea with lemon, green tea with lemon and honey, liver disaster, ginger with honey, ginger without honey, vanilla almond, white truffel, blueberry chamomile, vanilla walnut, constant comment and... earl grey.
Scott Pilgrim: Did you make some of those up?
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Crazy Credits

When the cast is listed during the opening credits, the drawings in the background display little motifs related to the characters they play in the movie:
  • Chris Evans: Skateboards (Lucas Lee was a skateboarder before becoming an actor) and the logo for his character's skateboard company


  • Anna Kendrick: Coffee stains and wet mug marks (Stacey Pilgrim works at a coffee shop)


  • Alison Pill: The words "one! two! three! four! (which Kim Pine typically yells to signal the start of a Sex Bob-Omb song) and the Sex-Bob-Omb logo


  • Aubrey Plaza: Black squares (which are used to obscure Julie Powers' mouth whenever she curses)


  • Brandon Routh: Bass guitars (Todd Ingram defeats Scott Pilgrim in a bass duel) and the number 3


  • Jason Schwartzman: The three triangle symbol of Gideon's company and a pair of glasses


  • Ellen Wong: A pair of knives similar to those she uses in the final fight.


  • Kieran Culkin: A cell phone status bar (Wallace can text while sleeping)


  • Johnny Simmons: Rectangles (mimicking the design on his shirt and his Nintendo DS


  • Michael Cera: Bass Strings


  • Mary Elizabeth Winestead: Three different shades of hair, denoting how many times her character changes hair color


  • Brie Larson: Broken hearts denoting her role as a femme fatale


  • Mark Webber: An acoustic guitar.


  • Mae Whitman: Four X's denoting her position as evil ex number 4 and a razor blade denoting her razor whip


Additionally, the names of all the actors playing Ramona's evil exes are accompanied by numerous little Xs. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Hop (2011) See more »

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Written and Performed by Jonathan Wolff
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Such a great movie.
25 October 2012 | by (Phoenix) – See all my reviews

This is the perfect movie with perfect cast. I don't even like Michael Cera much, although he was fortunate enough to be in one of the most clever TV shows ever. He's become typecast, but this is one movie which breaks the mold. (Or at least it ignores it and does its own thing.) Edgar Wright has also directed the great movies "Shaun of the Dead" and "Hot Fuzz," and he doesn't disappoint with this. I haven't read the anime series this was based on, but I don't really want to, because this is so much better than it could ever be. To be completely honest, the only thing I don't like his how fast Scott's 'pee bar' empties. Nobody can pee that fast, geez.

But yeah, everyone should watch this, especially video game fans.


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