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F.R.E.D.I. (2018)

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James needs a topic for his science project at high school or he'll fail his class. He finds an AI robot in the woods near home.


Sean Olson


Garrett Brawith (story by), Kat Olson (screenplay by) | 3 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Kelly Hu ... Dr. Andi Palmer
Angus Macfadyen ... Grant
Candace Cameron Bure ... F.R.E.D.I. (voice)
Lucius Hoyos ... James Nash
Reid Miller ... Danny
Tyler Christopher ... Randy Nash
Casimere Jollette ... Natalie
Christina Cox ... Williams
Texas Battle ... Brody
Harvey Guillén ... Lopez (as Harvey Guillen)
Chloe Lukasiak ... Mallory
Christopher Michael ... Arachnacorp Gate Security Guard
Dale Gibson ... Arachnacorp Guard
Mandy Fason ... Mrs. Dunkle
Buddy Yingst Buddy Yingst ... Mr. Miller


A teenager makes the discovery of a lifetime in the forest behind his Arkansas home, a friendly robot named F.R.E.D.I. (voiced by Candace Cameron Bure). Join James (Lucius Hoyos), Danny (Reid Miller) and Natalie (Casimere Jollette) as they come together to help F.R.E.D.I. find her way back to her creator Dr. Palmer (Kelly Hu) and evade an evil corporate villain (Angus Macfayden).

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The original Wal-Mart building, the Five & Dime store can be see at the beginning of the movie when the boys are riding around the Bentonville Square behind the man with a mustache and a broom. See more »

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Save your money, this is like 1983 again in a not good way
17 October 2018 | by stevejotomSee all my reviews

I know it must be hard to come up with new ideas for films and the success of guardians of the galaxy, ready player one etc to revitalise the old times, leads this film to try to recapture ET and goonies.

I tried to like it, I persisted for 30 minutes until the robot came alive and then gave up, up until this point I was just left wandering about the massive plot holes, 1 - EMP on the car and the robot still works (minus one thruster), 2 - just how big is this kids back yard to watch this thing being dumped and then taking 2 hours to find it?

The plastic moulded robot's flapping ears were the endpoint for me,plus the cinematography just led me to suspect that this is a puppet and there is someone below waving it in the air.

If you want a super low budget, fisher price hero, go ahead and good luck.


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