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Although Rodney Copperbottom (voiced by Ewan McGregor) is just the son of a humble dishwasher, his loving family encourages him to work hard and follow his dreams. Inspired by a TV show hosted by Big Weld (Mel Brooks), the most influential robot in their mechanical civilization, the youngster determines to become an inventor. But, after years of work, when he takes his contraption to be big city, he learns his idol has disappeared and Phineas T. Ratchet (Greg Kinnear) is now running the company. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B
Violence: B
Sexual Content: B-
Language: A-
Drugs/Alcohol: B+
Run Time: 89
Theater Release: 10 Mar 2005
Video Release: 26 Sep 2005
MPAA Rating: PG
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Robots is rated PG: for some brief language and suggestive humor.

Cast: Ewan McGregor, Robin Williams, Mel Brooks, Greg Kinnear.
Studio: 2005 Twentieth Century Fox

Detailed Review

Rodney Copperbottom (voiced by Ewan McGregor) was delivered to Mr. and Mrs. Copperbottom (Stanley Tucci and Dianne Wiest) as a make-a-baby kit. The bouncing bucket-of-bolts grows to robot maturity by… 
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Fender offers Rodney some encouraging words like; “If you can make it here,… 
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Developed by the creative team behind Ice Age, this movie pays homage to several great… 
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