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Robot and Frank


Aug 31, 2012

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Feb 11, 2013

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Jake Schreier


Frank Langella
Susan Sarandon
James Marsden
Liv Tyler
Peter Sarsgaard
Jeremy Sisto
Jeremy Strong


2012 Samuel Goldwyn Films/ Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions

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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.

Content Details

Why Is Robot and Frank Rated PG-13?

Robot and Frank is rated PG-13 for some language.

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Here is additional information on sex, violence and profanity in Robot and Frank...

Violence: A man argues with his son. Characters shoplift as well as break into homes and businesses to steal. Police officers draw their guns on a man. A man talks about his past criminal activities and prison time.      

Sexual Content: A couple kisses passionately after arguing. A woman wears a revealing dress. Brief sexual innuendo is included.

Language: The script contains a strong sexual expletive, the frequent use of scatological slang, terms of Deity and mild swear words along with brief sexual slang.

Alcohol / Drug Use: Characters drink infrequently at home and at social events. A woman says a party is easier to attend after having a few drinks.

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Canadian Movie Ratings

PG Coarse Language.
AB PG Coarse Language.
MB PG Mature Theme.
ON PG Language May Offend.
Not Rated

Canadian Home Video Rating: PG

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Details on home video releases of Robot and Frank...

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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