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: August 13, 2010
DVD Release Date: November 9, 2010
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Critic Score: 81% 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

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 gleeful, great success.

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Rafer Guzman

It's fresh, funny, inventive and unique.

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Amy Nicholson
I.E. Weekly

A 112-minute entertainment contraption -- celluloid that shapeshifts its frames into video games, comic books and sitcoms.

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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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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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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.
Carlos Magalh„es
An audaciously mad, exhilarating and ultra dynamic film with a delicious tongue-in-cheek humor and eccentric characters who seem to be aware that they belong in… More
Kevin M. Williams
"It's not what you say ... it's how you say it, dearie." Words I've dreaded my whole life, that style wins over substance, but… 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
Eugene Bernabe
Filled with witty gags and bolstering with dazzling sequences, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World upholds its material and game-themed elements. The film is a… 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