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Wreck-It Ralph (2012)

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A video game villain wants to be a hero and sets out to fulfill his dream, but his quest brings havoc to the whole arcade where he lives.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Ralph (voice)
... Vanellope (voice)
... Felix (voice)
... Calhoun (voice)
... King Candy (voice)
... Taffyta Muttonfudge (voice)
... Markowski (voice)
... Mr. Litwak (voice)
... General Hologram (voice)
... Mary (voice)
... Gene / Zombie (voice)
... Don (voice)
... Deanna (voice)
... Roy (voice)
... Wynnchel (voice)
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Storyline

Wreck-It Ralph longs to be as beloved as his game's perfect Good Guy, Fix-It Felix. Problem is, nobody loves a Bad Guy. But they do love heroes... so when a modern, first-person shooter game arrives featuring tough-as-nails Sergeant Calhoun, Ralph sees it as his ticket to heroism and happiness. He sneaks into the game with a simple plan -- win a medal -- but soon wrecks everything, and accidentally unleashes a deadly enemy that threatens every game in the arcade. Ralph's only hope? Vanellope von Schweetz, a young troublemaking "glitch" from a candy-coated cart racing game who might just be the one to teach Ralph what it means to be a Good Guy. But will he realize he is good enough to become a hero before it's "Game Over" for the entire arcade? Written by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

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This November, he's exploring new worlds, he's meeting new friends... he's got ONE chance to play the hero. See more »


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Rated PG for some rude humor and mild action/violence | See all certifications »

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2 November 2012 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Ralph, el demoledor  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$165,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$49,038,712, 4 November 2012, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$189,422,889

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$471,222,889
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Trivia

During early production, Disney had Mario set to cameo in the film, but producer Clark Spencer claimed that they "couldn't think of the right way to incorporate him into the film." See more »

Goofs

When Ralph approaches the candy tree on which his medal is stuck, the camera shows a rising shot of the whole tree from bottom to top, then a shot looking down the tree from near the top, but neither Vanellope nor any double stripe branches can be seen in these shots, even though they both appear seconds later when Ralph climbs the tree. However, for all we know the double-stripe branches can appear out of nowhere (since they disappear, they can also reappear, why not). As for Vanellope, she repeatedly demonstrates the ability to move at blinding speeds up and down the tree throughout the scene, so she had plenty of time to jump to the branch while Ralph was climbing the tree. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Wreck-It Ralph: My name's Ralph, and I'm a bad guy. Uh, let's see... I'm nine feet tall, I weigh six hundred and forty-three pounds. Got a bit of a temper on me. My passion bubbles very near the surface, I guess, not gonna lie. Anyhoo, what else? Uh... I'm a wrecker. I wreck things, professionally. I mean, I'm very good at what I do. Probably the best I know. Thing is, fixing's the name of the game. Literally. "Fix-It Felix, Jr." So yeah, naturally, the guy with the name Fix-It Felix is the good ...
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Crazy Credits

The Walt Disney Animation Studios logo is rendered in 8-bit video game format. See more »

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Referenced in Nostalgia Critic: Foodfight! (2014) See more »

Soundtracks

When Can I See You Again?
Written by Adam Young, Matthew Thiessen and Brian Lee
Performed by Adam Young
Produced by Adam Young
Mixed by Robert Orton
Owl City appears courtesy of Republic Records
Matthew Thiessen appears courtesy of Mono vs Stereo Records
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By far one of their greatest work in quite some time
2 November 2012 | by See all my reviews

I have to say that I was a bit surprised to see how well this was thought out, the director and the animators put their hearts and souls into making this movie with their special effects and amazing plot line laced with funny humor for both ages (young with the new-gen gaming and the old with retro-gaming). But not only is it funny, but very well thought out and well played.

The characters were very well thought out and planned to show how it would be if a old-styled video game character would do in the after-hours when no one was around, they opened the door to a untapped imagination that blew me away. The originality behind the video game characters brings the term nostalgic to a whole new level.

They also did an amazing job with the little girl named Vanellope and how her story unfolded, with surprising twists and turns to keep things rather interesting. Not only did they did a great job on the plot but also on the aesthetics of visual effects and gestures as well; Vanellope's character really blossomed because of this (as well as the other characters too).

Ralph is one of those characters that you kinda hate being around with and shows that off by his enormous size (and his ape-like hands), he's a bad guy by code but he shows that when there's a will there's a way and Ralph eventually figures it out sprinkled with laughs along his crazy journey to save the day.

An amazing job on the visuals, the story line, the character development, the overall plot, and most of all is how they managed to weave all these threads together into a solid movie for everyone. One of Disney's greatest works to be produced in a rather long time and really worth seeing again and again.


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