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Overall D

When Scott Pilgrim (Michael Cera) asks out Ramona V. Flowers (Mary Elizabeth Winstead) he doesn't realize he has also picked a fight with her seven exes. Now the wimpy, wannabe rocker will have to use his might to show the strength of his love for the pink-haired girl.

Violence C-
Sexual Content D+
Profanity D+
Substance Use C-

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for stylized violence, sexual content, language and drug references.

Why is Scott Pilgrim vs. The World rated PG-13?

Official MPAA Rating: Scott Pilgrim vs. The World is rated PG-13 for for stylized violence, sexual content, language and drug references.

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Violence: The script includes numerous depictions of stylized violence in which characters are kicked, hit, slapped and thrown down stairs or through walls. A man is hit in the head with a cymbal. One character disintegrates and another explodes after they are defeated. A female is punched in her breast. Girls engage in fights with each other. Weapons are used on occasion. A character is run through with a sword.

Sexual Content: A girl is seen in her underwear. Young adults begin to undress and kiss passionately. Other characters engage in implied homosexual sex. Men kiss. Multiple men are shown in bed together. Sexual activity, both heterosexual and homosexual, is frequently discussed. Crude terms for male anatomy, scatological jokes and sexual innuendo are repeatedly used.

Language: The script includes a handful of racial slurs and mild profanities, nearly two-dozen crude expletives, a slang term to describe sex, brief scatological slang and two crude hand gestures. Brief religious jokes are made.

Alcohol/Drug Use: Characters drink at social gatherings and are drunk on occasion. Two background characters smoke in one scene.

Scott Pilgrim vs. The World
Canadian Movie Ratings
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Violence.
Alberta PG Violence.
Manitoba PG Not recommended For Young Children, Violence, Language May Offend.
Ontario PG Violence, Language May Offend.
Quebec G Not Recommended for Young Children.
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video PG