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Ralph Breaks the Internet (2018)

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Six years after the events of "Wreck-It Ralph," Ralph and Vanellope, now friends, discover a wi-fi router in their arcade, leading them into a new adventure.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
John C. Reilly ... Ralph (voice)
Sarah Silverman ... Vanellope (voice)
Gal Gadot ... Shank (voice)
Taraji P. Henson ... Yesss (voice)
Jack McBrayer ... Felix (voice)
Jane Lynch ... Calhoun (voice)
Alan Tudyk ... KnowsMore (voice)
Alfred Molina ... Double Dan (voice)
Ed O'Neill ... Mr. Litwak (voice)
Sean Giambrone ... The Eboy (voice)
Flula Borg ... Maybe (voice)
Timothy Simons ... Butcher Boy (voice)
Ali Wong ... Felony (voice)
Hamish Blake Hamish Blake ... Pyro (voice)
GloZell Green ... Little Debbie (voice)
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Storyline

Taking place six years after saving the arcade from Turbo's vengeance, the Sugar Rush arcade cabinet has broken, forcing Ralph and Vanellope to travel to the Internet via the newly-installed Wi-Fi router in Litwak's Arcade to retrieve the piece capable of saving the game. Written by Lucas Quaresma

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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Who broke the internet?


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some action and rude humor | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 November 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Wreck-It Ralph 2 See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$175,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$56,237,634, 25 November 2018, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$201,091,711

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$529,323,962
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

The Disney Princess scene is filled to the brim with allusions to each princess's respective films. Pocahontas' hair seems to naturally blow in the wind, despite being indoors. Also, the weapon she uses when she nearly attacks Vanellope is the same one that her father nearly used to execute John Smith. Mulan does an aerial kick when attacking Vanellope, a nod to the ending shot from "I'll Make a Man Out of You". Then she pulls out a sword and holds it in an overhead stance the same way she did to Shan-Yu on the palace rooftop. Ariel is seen combing her hair with a "dinglehopper". The ladies ask Vanellope about her attributes as a princess. Cinderella asks if she talks to animals, Aurora and Tiana ask if she was cursed, Snow White asks if she was poisoned (while holding out the Evil Queen's poisoned apple in front of a mirror), and Rapunzel and Belle ask if she was "kidnapped or enslaved". Furthermore, Ariel asks if Vanellope made a deal with a sea witch, Snow White asks if she had "true love's kiss", and Jasmine asks if she has "daddy issues". Of special note, Snow White sings "true love's kiss" just like one of the musical numbers in Enchanted (which can't be featured due to the rights involving Amy Adams' likeness). Also, when Ariel asks Vanellope her question, she's seen raising her foot much like how she did in her own movie after being turned into a human for the first time. The biggest one would be the part when Vanellope mentions that she doesn't have a mom, and a big group of the princesses chime in that they don't have moms either - all the princesses in that shot are either orphans (Snow White, Cinderella, Anna and Elsa) or have a single dad (Pocahontas, Jasmine, Belle, Ariel), while the ones who do still have a mom (Tiana) or both parents (Aurora, Moana, Rapunzel, Merida, Mulan) are the ones out of frame. Also, when Vanellope explains that she's a Princess, Anna asks, "Wait, what?" The use of this line was a Running Gag in Frozen. And, when all the princesses get ready to defend themselves when they mistake Vanellope as an intruder, Anna is the only one who raises her fists instead of a weapon, an allusion to how she punched Hans out. See more »

Goofs

In Wreck-It Ralph, the Sugar Rush game is shown being a double console game with two steering wheels and two seats. In this movie the game is a completely different console: standing version with only one steering wheel. There is no mention of this console change, of the game being unplugged and replaced. This was an obvious change for the main plot of a broken steering wheel, but inconsistent with the original movie and unexplained. See more »

Quotes

[Ralph bursts into the little girl's iPad game called Pancake Milkshake, pushing past Vanellope]
Ralph: Ooh! Ooh, ooh! I wanna try I wanna try, I wanna try! My turn, my turn.
[He starts feeding the bunny and the kitty pancakes and milkshakes]
Ralph: Pancake... milkshake... milkshake... milkshake... pancake... pancake... milkshake... milkshake... I'm starting to understand why people like this game! Very zen.
[the bunny burps. Vanellope bursts through the double-sided doors with more pancakes]
Vanellope: Hey, everybody! ...
[...]
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Crazy Credits

During the end credits, for a few seconds, an IP address appears under the "Edited by Jeremy Milton, ACE" name - 198.187.190.1 - this IP address is registered to Disney. See more »

Alternate Versions

The Indonesian release cuts the post-credit scene out, due to the country not being familiar with "Never Gonna Give You Up". See more »


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The Avalanche
(from "Mulan (1998)")
Jerry Goldsmith (as J. GoldSmith)
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It seems like an opportunity lost
8 December 2018 | by AlsExGalSee all my reviews

As a standalone film this was funny and nice to look at, but as a sequel it was terrible. Thus overall it was average. Wreck it Ralph is one of my favorite animated films - it managed to be an homage to retro gaming whilst telling a story about a misguided but loveable 'bad guy' finding out what really matters in life.

Ralph Breaks The Internet undoes all the good the first one did - Ralph is now an abusive (or should I say 'insecure') friend who has not one, but TWO cliche 'We were best friends and everything was perfect but now you did something that's upset me so I'm going to walk away and DON'T FOLLOW ME moments'. The film lacks any subtletly in dealing with its themes of toxic relationships (both personal and over the internet), and is far more comfortable in its amusing Internet references than it is in trying to make a statement.

There were so many missed opportunities to link it with the first film. For example, it is made clear that the allure of modern games is that they're constantly being updated and feel new. This was the perfect chance for the film to show that retro games, that always stay the same and live in our memory, have merit too. But nope, that didn't happen. To me, it feels like a Disney exec wanted to tell a story of the dangers / joys of the internet, and the dangers / joys of clingy friendships, but forced these messages into Wreck it Ralph where it just doesn't fit. It's used as a vehicle for this message, weaving its way around a bombardment of internet references in trying to do so.

I can understand why people enjoyed it - I laughed a lot during the first half, and one or two of the emotional moments were quite powerful. But in lacking any nuance or any reverence to the first film, I cannot recommend it to fans of the first.


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