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Year of Release: 2005
Director(s): Chris Wedge and Carlos Saldanha
Animation Studio: 20th Century Fox
Approx. Running Time: 89 minutes
My Rating: 3 stars (Out of 5)
From Back Cover:
"Thrilling! Funny! Terrific!"
Fasten your seat bolts and gear up for a hilarious, heartwarming comedy that's "fun for the whole family!" (Clay Smith, Access Hollywood)
With the help of his misfit mechanical friends, a small town robot named Rodney embarks on the adventure of a lifetime as he heads for the big city to pursue his dreams - and ultimately proves that anyone can shine no matter what they're made of.
Featuring an all-star voice cast and a groundbreaking visual style that pushes the boundaries of animated filmmaking, Robots is a dazzling, fun-filled feast for the eyes and a riveting good time for all ages!
This is a good movie but doesn't quite have enough laughs to make it great. Couple that with the subject matter - humanoid robots - and you end up with a movie that just doesn't quite compare with its competition (particularly since it was released the same year as Pixar's The Incredibles and DreamWorks' Madagascar). Still, it's worth a watch, particularly for Robin Williams' manic "Fender."
Rated PG (MPAA)