Scott Pilgrim vs. the World Reviews

January 14, 2019
Perhaps if we were all able to view life more like those games that challenged us as children, we wouldn't be so afraid to leap after what we want.
November 6, 2018
Wright delights in setting up the tale with a mix of comedy, great production design and Fight Club style visual gags. On the downside, Cera's standard goofy geek stereotype has become slightly wearing.
November 5, 2018
A defiantly youthful, but nevertheless mature film that is not quite like anything you will have seen before.
October 31, 2018
Does it seem pandering? Are they sick of the bleating, narrow-shouldered Michael Cera type-casting? Do they dislike having their sense of leading epic lives pointed out for laughs, especially in the grandiose form that is cinema?
October 31, 2018
A giddy, hyperkinetic, over-stylized barrage of video game, comic book and pop culture references in all the best ways.
August 30, 2018
Energy and invention and audacity count for little unless you can sense something at its core - unless a film gives you something to feel - but there is zilch here. It's hollow.
May 16, 2018
In adapting the visual style [from the graphic novel], Wright smartly finds a way both to enhance it, while remaining true to the source material.
November 21, 2017
... an extremely intelligent film with several narrative surprises and truly hilarious moments. [Full review in Spanish]
October 24, 2017
Scott Pilgrim is not what you expect. It's not what the marketing made you expect. It's better than that. Funnier, sweeter, with eye-popping visuals and characters who feel so flawed and real they could be your own brother, sister, or friend.
October 2, 2017
Before the August arrival of Edgar Wright's Scott Pilgrim vs. The World, the last youth comedy with any resonance was The House Bunny (2008)...
September 19, 2017
A one-dimensional but amusing sugar rush of a movie.
April 7, 2017
Scott Pilgrim VS The World is a great action comedy with an interesting look at romance and teen culture; the humorous tone of the film masks a much darker look at romance.
November 12, 2013
Edgar Wright's Scott Pilgrim vs. The World adaptation cut its Adderall with gleeful, great success.
November 9, 2013
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.
April 12, 2013
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.
April 12, 2013
The cast of Scott Pilgrim vs. the World represents the best young talent coming up in Hollywood today.
April 12, 2013
Full of fresh, sharp touches and nonchalantly brash performances, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World consistently hits the sweet spot.
April 12, 2013
It's fresh, funny, inventive and unique.
April 12, 2013
Like the special effects, the characters are sketched out in tiresome cinematic shorthand, as if to reassure the viewer that this joyride really isn't worth thinking too hard about.
April 12, 2013
An unrelenting torrent of affectionate but biting music-scene satire, old-school Nintendo references, and cartoony depictions of post-adolescent love, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World is a delight.