Film: Scott Pilgrim vs. The World
aka: Scott Pilgrim Versus The World
Scott Pilgrim vs. The World
is a 2010 film
directed by Edgar Wright
and based on the comic series Scott Pilgrim
by Bryan Lee O'Malley. The film, like its source material, is about a twenty-something Toronto
slacker named Scott Pilgrim who meets an American named Ramona Flowers, and must defeat her seven evil exes in order to date her. In a universe that acts like a real-life version of River City Ransom
where there are combo meters
, written sound effects
spelled out in midair, points
, and extra lives
Since the comic was as yet unfinished during filming, the film moves in a slightly different direction to the comic, though core elements remain the same.
While the critics and audiences loved the film, it wasn't able to make back its budget in the box office market, more than likely due to the humor being targeted to a certain demographic. However, it fared far better in the home market.
Now with its own Shout Out
page, as it was starting to take up a lot of room.
The movie provides examples of the following tropes: