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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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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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Trivia

When Fender and Rodney arrive at the ball to try and get past Tim, we get a glimpse of the guest list. The names featured on the list are Mr. Vandersmelt, Forge, Silvia Goldbot, Cappy, Mme Goldie Van Bot, Ann Droid and Mr. Silverleaf. See more »

Goofs

Just before Rodney takes the city ball express, you can see him standing on a giant cog turning downwards. In the wide shot, the cog above him clearly has a robot on it too, yet when Rodney hops off, the cog above him comes down, and there is no robot to be seen See more »

Quotes

Mrs. Copperbottom: I told you I'd find him! It's a mother's instinct.
Herb Copperbottom: What instinct? He left us a note, "I'm leaving, I'll be at the train station."
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Crazy Credits

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

Connections

References Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) See more »

Soundtracks

GET UP OFFA THAT THING
Written by Deanna Brown, Deidra Jenkins, and Yamma Brown
Performed by James Brown
Courtesy of Universal Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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*much* better than I was led to believe
18 April 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I don't think that (with the notable exception of one thread here on IMDb) this movie gets enough credit. The animation was darn good, and the humor had me laughing an awful lot. As a comedy this certainly hit the spot. I think if you enjoyed Ice Age, you could certainly find yourself enjoying this film as well.

Sure, as some have pointed out the "characters weren't really developed" and "there were a lot of characters involved". *shrug* Who cares? I didn't sit down to watch this expecting to have a well-written Shakespeare play acted out before me. I sat down expecting to enjoy myself, laugh, and forget about the world around me (for the time being, at least). This movie gets a check in all three columns.


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