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Astro Boy

Based on the TV cartoon series with the same name, Astro Boy (voiced by Freddie Highmore) is a robotic child built by a grieving scientist (voiced by Nicholas Cage) who has lost his son. When he fails to fill the empty place in his human father's heart, the young robot sets off on a journey of self-discovery. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B+
Violence: B-
Sexual Content: A-
Language: B+
Drugs/Alcohol: A
Run Time: 94
Theater Release: 23 Oct 2009
Video Release: 16 Mar 2010
MPAA Rating: PG
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Astro Boy is rated PG: for some action and peril, and brief mild language.

Cast: Freddie Highmore, Nicolas Cage, Kristen Bell
Studio: 2009 Summit Entertainment
Website: Official site for Astro Boy.

Detailed Review

It’s been a long, long time since I’ve seen a television episode of Astro Boy. Long enough that I didn’t remember much about the individual other than his characteristic cowlick… 
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Why Is Astro Boy Rated PG?

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