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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.

Director:

Edgar Wright

Writers:

Michael Bacall (screenplay), Edgar Wright (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael Cera ... Scott Pilgrim
Kieran Culkin ... Wallace Wells
Anna Kendrick ... Stacey Pilgrim
Alison Pill ... Kim Pine
Aubrey Plaza ... Julie Powers
Mary Elizabeth Winstead ... Ramona Flowers
Jason Schwartzman ... Gideon Graves
Johnny Simmons ... Young Neil
Mark Webber ... Stephen Stills
Ellen Wong ... Knives Chau
Satya Bhabha ... Matthew Patel
Will Bowes ... Party Goer (as Will Seatle Bowes)
Celine Lepage Celine Lepage ... Party Goer
Keita Saitou Keita Saitou ... Kyle Katayanagi (as Keita Saito)
Mark Leroy ... Party Goer (as Mark LeRoy)
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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>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

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


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Details

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Language:

English

Release Date:

13 August 2010 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Scott Pilgrim's Precious Little Life See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$60,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$10,609,795, 15 August 2010, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$31,494,270, 4 October 2010

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$132,000,000
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Edgar Wright told his casting director not to hire any English actors as this was his first North American film. Satya Bhabha, who played Matthew Patel, successfully passed the audition with a non-English accent. Bhabha later revealed he was from London, England. See more »

Goofs

Scott tells the band that he has learned the bass line from Final Fantasy 2, then plays the battle scene from Final Fantasy 4. The game Final Fantasy IV was released as Final Fantasy 4 in Japan but re-titled as Final Fantasy 2 in the United States and Canada. See more »

Quotes

[phone rings; Some Guy picks it up offscreen]
Some Guy: [whispering] It's for Scott.
Wallace Wells: [takes the phone from Some Guy and passes it to Scott] It's for you, big guy.
Scott Pilgrim: [takes the phone] Hello?
Gideon Gordon Graves: Hey, pal! I just wanna say I feel terrible about earlier. I don't want any hard feelings, so I figured, why not be the bigger man, and just give you a call.
Scott Pilgrim: Is Ramona with you?
Gideon Gordon Graves: I dunno...
[to a brainwashed Ramona]
Gideon Gordon Graves: Are you with me?
Ramona V. Flowers: [deadpan] Yeah.
[...]
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Crazy Credits

The animation backgrounds in the opening credits feature symbols related to each actor's character as their names are shown. For example Alison Pill's flashes the numbers 1 2 3 4 in reference to Kim's trademark drum intros, Chris Evans flashes the symbol for Lucas Lee's skateboard company and the number 2 in reference to his position as the second evil ex, Kieran Culkin features a phone signal bar, etc. See more »

Alternate Versions

The test screening showed at the end Scott getting back together with Knives Chau while Ramona continues to walk away. Scott and Knives walk away into the snow. See more »

Connections

Featured in Maltin on Movies: Eat Pray Love (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

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Written by Beck (as Beck Hansen)
Performed by Michael Cera, Alison Pill, Mark Webber, Beck, Brian LeBarton
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Underrated, period.
21 January 2019 | by adamw332See all my reviews

For those who gave this such low scores like "1", all i can say if you rate this below 5 then you never "got it". this movie speaks to a certain generation that "get's it". if you don't ...no big deal...move along.


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