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

Director: Jake Schreier
Cast: Frank Langella, Susan Sarandon, James Marsden, Liv Tyler, Peter Sarsgaard, Jeremy Sisto, Jeremy Strong
Studio: 2012 Samuel Goldwyn Films/ Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions
Website: Official site for Robot and Frank.

Detailed Review

I’m all for time saving household appliances and technology. But am I ready to have a robot be the primary caregiver and relationship of my aging mother, or myself… 
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Why Is Robot and Frank Rated PG-13?

Violence: A man argues with his son. Characters shoplift as well as break into… 
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