Scott Pilgrim vs. the World
Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010)

Based on Bryan Lee O'Malley's Oni Press comic book of the same name, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World follows the eponymous slacker rocker on his colorful quest to defeat his dream girl's seven evil ex-boyfriends. Twenty-two-year-old… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: November 9, 2010
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Critic Score: 82% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Its script may not be as dazzling as its eye-popping visuals, but Scott Pilgrim vs. the World is fast, funny, and inventive.

Tom Charity
CNN.com

Full of fresh, sharp touches and nonchalantly brash performances, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World consistently hits the sweet spot.

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Dave Calhoun
Time Out

It could have been a noisy, flashy mess, but luckily it's got heart, which makes it feel fun and unique, and more like a lo-fi, endearing mess instead.

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David Zuckerman
Film Comment Magazine

Edgar Wright's Scott Pilgrim vs. The World adaptation cut its Adderall with pixie-stix...to gleeful, great success.

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Rafer Guzman
Newsday

It's fresh, funny, inventive and unique.

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Liam Lacey
Globe and Mail

You need to take a step back to see the emotional heart of the story, an allegory of a generation struggling to exchange the solipsistic Xbox triumphs for awkward real-world love and empathy.

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Matt Joseph
We Got This Covered

Scott Pilgrim vs. The World is refreshing, unique, wildly entertaining and consistently funny. I haven't had this much fun while watching a movie in a long, long time.

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Rene Rodriguez
Miami Herald

Scott Pilgrim vs. the World becomes a fatal case of flash over substance. Pretty great flash, though.

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Amy Biancolli
Houston Chronicle

Knowing self-mockery is the name of the game.

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Kirk Baird
Toledo Blade

While there have been numerous attempts by Hollywood to cash in on the popularity of video games, none of those films has felt true to the artistic and creative spirit of those games until now. This one gets it right.

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Flixster Audience Score: 83% Flixster User Reviews
John Manard
This movie is so much fun!!! I dont even know where to begin. Totally new and offbeat.
Alice Shen
Upon first viewing, I found the movie enjoyable but unsubstantial. It occurred to me that I didn't dig the story so much as I dug the cute video game… More
Daniel Mumby
When I reviewed Gregory's Girl, I argued that coming-of-age movies are both thin on substance and have a limited lifespan. Films as varied as American… More
Jens S.
The premise of someone having to fight the evil ex-lovers of his new flame is great, of course. To do so by making it all look like arcade video games with… More
Daniel Perry
Original, fun, fantastical and yet: it's an everyday story, too. Big metaphor, big animation, strong young ensemble cast and a killer soundtrack... an… More
Chris Weber
Simply put: this one is essentially a game changer. I say that, but, fair warning, this is also a film of its time and for people of a certain… More

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