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Robot and Frank

Frank (Frank Langella) isn't very happy after his son buys a robot to care for him in his senior years. But his discontent changes after he discovers he can teach his new friend a few tricks he learned during his years as a jewel thief. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: C+
Violence: C+
Sexual Content: B+
Language: D+
Drugs/Alcohol: B-
Run Time: 89
Theater Release: 31 Aug 2012
Video Release: 11 Feb 2013
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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Cyber beings play important roles in the sci-fi movies I Robot, Bicentennial Man and Star Wars. Another retired cat burglar is depicted in To Catch a Thief.

Home Video Extra Features

Home Video Notes:  Robot & Frank

Release Date: 12 February 2012

Robot & Frank releases to home video (DVD) with the following extras:

- Commentary with Director Jake Schreier and Writer Christopher Ford

- Robot Poster Campaign Gallery

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