Ralph Breaks the Internet

Last Updated on: June 12th, 2024

Wreck-It Ralph 2 | Ralph Breaks the Internet (2018 Movie)

“Ralph Breaks the Internet” is a Disney animated film released in 2018, serving as a sequel to the 2012 film “Wreck-It Ralph.” Directed by Rich Moore and Phil Johnston, the movie continues the adventures of Ralph and Vanellope von Schweetz in the ever-expanding world of the internet.

The story picks up six years after the events of the first film, with Ralph and Vanellope still best friends. When Vanellope’s game, “Sugar Rush,” faces a threat of being unplugged due to a broken part, Ralph and Vanellope embark on a journey into the internet to find a replacement.

Upon entering the vast digital realm of the internet, Ralph and Vanellope encounter various online locations and meet a wide array of internet characters, including popular websites, search engines, and social media platforms. However, their quest becomes complicated when they discover that Vanellope has fallen in love with the fast-paced world of an online racing game called “Slaughter Race,” leaving Ralph worried about losing his best friend.

The film explores themes of friendship, self-discovery, and the challenges of change as Ralph and Vanellope navigate through the unfamiliar and dynamic landscape of the internet. “Ralph Breaks the Internet” cleverly satirizes internet culture, memes, and online trends, providing a humorous and timely commentary on modern-day technology.

The movie received positive reviews for its imaginative portrayal of the internet, stunning animation, and heartfelt story. It was particularly praised for its depiction of friendship and how it evolves as individuals pursue their passions and dreams. The voice performances of John C. Reilly as Ralph and Sarah Silverman as Vanellope added depth and emotion to the characters’ journey.

“Ralph Breaks the Internet” was a commercial success, further solidifying the “Wreck-It Ralph” franchise’s popularity. It showcased Disney’s ability to adapt to contemporary themes and remain relevant in the digital age. The film’s exploration of the internet world resonated with both children and adults, making it a beloved addition to Disney’s animated filmography.

Fun Facts

  • “Ralph Breaks the Internet” is the sequel to Disney’s 2012 animated film “Wreck-It Ralph.” It was released in 2018 and continues the adventures of Ralph and Vanellope as they venture into the world of the internet.
  • The film features numerous appearances and cameos of iconic internet and Disney characters. It includes appearances by characters from various Disney properties, such as the Disney princesses, Star Wars, Marvel, and more. The scene where the Disney princesses interact with Vanellope became a fan-favorite moment.
  • During production, the filmmakers collaborated with real internet experts and companies to accurately depict the online world. This attention to detail helped create a realistic and immersive representation of the internet, complete with websites, social media, and online games.
Ralph Breaks the Internet

Additional Details

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  • Year Released: 2018
  • Type of Movie: Animated
  • Box Office: $529.3 million
  • Awards: Nominated Academy Award
  • IMDB Link



  • Directors: Rich Moore and Phil Johnston
  • Producer: Clark Spencer
  • Screenplay by: Phil Johnston and Pamela Ribon

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