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In a robot world, a young idealistic inventor travels to the big city to join his inspiration's company, only to find himself opposing its sinister new management.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Watch (voice)
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Cappy (voice)
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Pigeon Lady (voice)
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Broken Arm Bot (voice)
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Madame Gasket (voice)
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Bigweld (voice)
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Piper (voice)
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Crank (voice)
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Aunt Fanny (voice)
Dylan Denton ...
Youngest Rodney (voice)
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Young Rodney (voice)
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Stage Announcer (voice)
Lowell Ganz ...
Mr. Gasket (voice)
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Storyline

Even in a world populated entirely by mechanical beings Rodney Copperbottom is considered a genius inventor. Rodney dreams of two things, making the world a better place and meeting his idol, the master inventor Bigweld. On his journey he encounters Cappy, a beautiful executive 'bot with whom Rodney is instantly smitten, the nefarious corporate tyrant Ratchet who locks horns with Rodney, and a group of misfit 'bots known as the Rusties, led by Fender and Piper Pinwheeler. Written by IMDb Editors

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Rated PG for some brief language and suggestive humor | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

11 March 2005 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Robots: The IMAX Experience  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$75,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$29,613 (Hong Kong) (22 July 2005)

Gross:

$128,200,012 (USA) (2 September 2005)
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Did You Know?

Trivia

According to the USPS, the mailbox that Al Roker voices is named ODIS. See more »

Goofs

In the board meeting with Ratchet, the small television with Bigweld talking is not visible as the shot pans over the big chair. When we see it from the front, the TV is sitting high enough that it would have been seen from the back. See more »

Quotes

Fender: [to Rodney] You know, my last roommate jumped out THAT window.
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Crazy Credits

Production babies are listed as "Blue Sky Babies Assembled During Production." See more »

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Soundtracks

I LIKE THAT
Written by Shamar D. Daugherty, Alonzo E. Lee, Jr., Mischke, Houston Summers, Chingy (as Howard Bailey), Nate Dogg (as Nathaniel Hale), Bobby Sandimanie (as Bobby Sandimanie, Jr.), and Steve Prudholme
Performed by Houston featuring Chingy, Nate Dogg, and Bobby Sandimanie (as I-20)
Nate Dogg appears courtesy of Nate Dogg, Inc. / Love and Happiness Productions & Elektra Entertainment Group
Chingy and I-20 appear courtesy of DTP/Capitol Records, Inc.
Courtesy of Capitol Records, Under license from EMI Film & Television Music
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Very enjoyable, charismatic, ideological, and humorous
30 August 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I was fascinated very much with the Robots movie. Despite that I hadn't seen an animated movie in quite some time, this movie took be back to the childhood days of passionate, diligent, and intriguing watching of a movie which was entertaining as well as inspiring. The theme of big business and personal aspirations of success and justice were there, but also were the characters which made the struggle and the journey fun just by the humor on such subjects as companionship, competition, social interface, and confidential rapport. The family support and friendship emphasis more than enhanced the theme to value the consumer and bring back honesty and integrity to the marketplace of products and salesmanship. However, also I enjoyed the fun-moments during all the diverse ways of achieving honor and respectful ways of doing things, which satirized humorously certain aspects of life we enjoy but are not sure how to fully partake in such as meetings, social functions, holidays, conquest, discussing issues, and consulting allies. So therefore, if politics, economics, corporate control, social networking, and entertainment among friends, family and colleagues seems complex and overwhelming, for a little bit of amusement and relief, watch the movie, because the issues will linger on, but you can get as much enjoyment in them as you wish by paying attention to the keen way these aspects of life are displayed.


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