PG | | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
A video game villain wants to be a hero and sets out to fulfill his dream, but his quest brings havoc to the whole arcade where he lives.
The arcade owner character, Mr. Litwak, wears a referee's shirt as a reference to real life personality Walter Day, owner of the Twin Galaxies Arcade in Ottumwa, Iowa. Day is best known for appearing in the arcade documentaries Chasing Ghosts: Beyond the Arcade (2007), The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters (2007) and his own documentary ... ...
My name's Ralph, and I'm a bad guy. Uh, let's see... I'm nine feet tall, I weigh six hundred and forty-three pounds. Got a bit of a temper on me. My passion bubbles very near the surface, I guess, not gonna lie. Anyhoo, what else? Uh... I'm a ...
At the start of the movie, "Fix-it Felix Jr" is at the back of the arcade and facing the door and "Sugar Rush" is two or three machines down, while at the the end of the movie "Fix-it Felix Jr" is facing "Sugar Rush" directly. However, the opening sequence establishes that games are often moved within the arcade, and since "Fix-it Felix Jr" suddenly became more popular, it makes perfect sense that it was moved to a more central location.
Various parts of the credits are styled after various real and imaginary video games.
$49,038,712 (USA) (4 November 2012)
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