Scott Pilgrim vs. the World


Scott Pilgrim vs. the World

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



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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 Scott Pilgrim (Michael Cera) may not have a job, but rocking the bass for his band, Sex Bob-omb, is a tough job unto itself. When Scott locks eyes with Ramona Flowers (Mary Elizabeth Winstead), he knows she's the girl he wants to grow old with. But Ramona has some serious baggage; her supercharged exes rue the thought of her being with another man, and they'll crush any guy who gives her a second glance. Now, in order to win Ramona's heart, Scott will do battle with everyone from vegan-powered rock gods to sinister skateboarders, never losing sight of his gorgeous goal as he pummels his way to victory. Shaun of the Dead's Edgar Wright directs the film from a script he penned with Michael Bacall. Superhero veterans Chris Evans and Brandon Routh co-star in the action comedy as two of the seven ex-boyfriends. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi

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Michael Cera
as Scott Pilgrim
Kieran Culkin
as Wallace Wells
Chris Evans
as Lucas Lee
Anna Kendrick
as Stacey Pilgrim
Brie Larson
as Envy Adams
Alison Pill
as Kim Pine
Aubrey Plaza
as Julie Powers
Brandon Routh
as Todd Ingram
Jason Schwartzman
as Gideon Graves
Johnny Simmons
as Young Neil
Mark Webber
as Stephen Stills
Mae Whitman
as Roxy Richter
Ellen Wong
as Knives Chau
Satya Bhabha
as Matthew Patel
Benjamin Lewis
as Other Scott
Ben Lewis
as Other Scott
Ingrid Haas
as Monique
Chantelle Chung
as Tamara Chen
Matt Watts
as Promoter
Christine Watson
as Demon Hipster Chick
Don McKellar
as Director
Emily Kassie
as Winnifred Hailey
Tennessee Thomas
as Lynette Guycott
Keita Saito
as Kyle Katayanagi
Shota Saito
as Ken Katayanagi
John Patrick Amedori
as Lollipop Hipster
Joe Dinicol
as Elevator Hipster
Craig Stickland
as Elevator Hipster
Marlee Otto
as Party Goer
Celine Lepage
as Party Goer
Bill Hader
as The Voice
Mark Leroy
as Party Goer
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All Critics (263) | Top Critics (45)

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

    Apr 12, 2013 | Full Review…

    Tom Charity
    Top Critic
  • It's fresh, funny, inventive and unique.

    Apr 12, 2013 | Full Review…

    Rafer Guzman

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

    Jan 31, 2011 | Rating: 2.5/4
  • I can only say that where some see shallowness, I saw a witty interplay of surfaces and style.

    Sep 2, 2010 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…
  • This one's geek heaven, a mash-up of comic books, computer games, grunge rock and slacker drama, all a little quicker and droller than anything of the kind before.

    Sep 1, 2010 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…
  • 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.

    Aug 26, 2010 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

    Dave Calhoun

    Time Out
    Top Critic

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