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Robots (2005) Poster

(2005)

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Spin-off 

Robots (2005) (Video Game)

References 

The Andy Griffith Show (1960) (TV Series)
flattop floyds barbershop
2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
Hal the computer sings "A Bicycle Built For Two" at the end of his life.
Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)
A robot puts a voice box in his mouth and sounds like Darth Vader.
Rocky III (1982)
Eye of the Tiger "upgrades" sequence.
Scarface (1983)
Aunt Fanny paraphrases the line, "Say hello to my little friend." in the movie.
Rocky IV (1985)
there is a poster in Rodney's room that says "Rock 'Em Sock' Em IV: Red VS Blue"
Spaceballs (1987)
The scene with the Robot City train station announcer saying something unintelligible over the intercom then speaking in the same voice without the microphone is the same joke with Michael Winslow in Spaceballs.
When Harry Met Sally... (1989)
Use of classic line, "I'll have what (s)he's having."
Braveheart (1995)
In the final battle scene Fender recites a speech that's just like a speech given by Mel Gibson in Braveheart and there is Scottish music playing in the background.
Bottle Rocket (1996)
"Ca-caw" signal
Harvest Moon (1996) (Video Game)
As Bigweld and Rodney make their escape from Bigweld Industries, Rodney asks how Bigweld is. He replies 'I'm the prettiest girl at the Harvest Moon festival'. Throughout the Harvest Moon games, there is always a festival in which you can choose a local town girl to dance with at the spring festival.
Ice Age (2002)
Sid the Sloth in robotic form in train station
Mindhunters (2004)
The domino sequence.
Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005)
The metal works scene.

Referenced in 

Bad Movie Beatdown: Ratatoing (2010) (TV Episode)
compares the original to the Brazilian knock off
AniMat's Reviews: Legend of the Guardians (2010) (TV Episode)
AniMat points out that the story is like Robots.
AniMat's Reviews: Rio (2011) (TV Episode)
An original Blue Sky film in the studio's release pattern.
Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: Rio (2011) (TV Episode)
Hewy says Blue Sky Studios made the movie
Animation Lookback: Don Bluth Part 4 (2012) (TV Episode)
Blue Sky Studios, the studio that did the computer animation in Titan A.E. later made this film.
Mad: The Iron Giant Lady/Raising a New Hope (2012) (TV Episode)
Cappy seen at the Robot Grammys.
Epic (2013)
The Taxi company that takes MK to her father's home is named Copperbottom
The Boxtrolls (2014)
When Eggs' father is working with the Boxtrolls, the invention they made is similar to the one created in Robots.
I Hate Everything, the Search for the Worst: Kirk Cameron's Saving Christmas (2016) (TV Episode)
Alex Bolton mentions it. Also, poster is shown.
Ralph Breaks the Internet (2018)
Rodney and friends appears

Features 

Ice Age (2002)
In the scene where Rodney firsts arives in Robot City he asks a break dancing robot for directions. In the back ground you can see a robot version of "Sid" from Ice Age.

Featured in 

HBO First Look: Robots (2005) (TV Episode)
clips
Troldspejlet: Episode #33.10 (2005) (TV Episode)
Jakob Stegelmann mentions the title, "will be reviewed in the next episode of Troldspejlet" + clip shown
Troldspejlet: Episode #33.11 (2005) (TV Episode)
reviewed + footage used
Troldspejlet: Episode #34.3 (2005) (TV Episode)
DVD release reviewed + footage used
Troldspejlet: Episode #40.2 (2008) (TV Episode)
Jakob Stegelmann talks about robots featured in films, and mentions the title + footage used
The Blockbuster Buster: Robots (2014) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed

Spoofs 

The Wizard of Oz (1939)
Tin Woodsman looking for heart
Singin' in the Rain (1952)
Dance sequence to the title song.
On the Waterfront (1954)
"I want to be an inventor...I wanna be somebody"
2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
In the domino scene the final domino is viewed like the big black obelisk at the start of 2001: A Space Odyssey. This is accompanied by a wailing operatic sound-track similar to that found in 2001 also.
Soylent Green (1973)
Fender makes the horrid discovery that upgrade parts are being made up of broken, older robots, similar to Charlton Heston discovering the highly-prized Soylent Green is being made of people. Also, the Sweepers are similar to the Riot Control Scoopers used in the movie.
Rollerball (1975)
Halle Berry character puts on balls on feet and skates and body checks and hip checks bad guys out of the way
Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)
A "use the force" line
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984)
When the two magnet machines are fighting over the robot gang, they become stretched out over the road like Short Round was during the mine scene.
The Matrix (1999)
"bullet time" scene in showdown sequence

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