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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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Chris Wedge, Carlos Saldanha (co-director)

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Ron Mita (story), Jim McClain (story) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Paula Abdul ... Watch (voice)
Halle Berry ... Cappy (voice)
Lucille Bliss ... Pigeon Lady (voice)
Terry Bradshaw ... Broken Arm Bot (voice)
Jim Broadbent ... Madame Gasket (voice)
Mel Brooks ... Bigweld (voice)
Amanda Bynes ... Piper (voice)
Drew Carey ... Crank (voice)
Jennifer Coolidge ... Aunt Fanny (voice)
Dylan Denton Dylan Denton ... Youngest Rodney (voice)
Will Denton ... Young Rodney (voice)
Marshall Efron ... Lamppost / Toilet Bot / Bass Drum / Microphone (voice)
Damien Fahey ... Stage Announcer (voice)
Lowell Ganz ... Mr. Gasket (voice)
Paul Giamatti ... Tim the Gate Guard (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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Repair for adventure! See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Details

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Italian

Release Date:

11 March 2005 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Robots: The IMAX Experience See more »

Filming Locations:

White Plains, New York, USA

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Box Office

Budget:

$75,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$36,045,301, 13 March 2005, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$128,200,012

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$260,718,330
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

In the opening scene as Rodney walks in Rivet Town, one of the vendors sells ice cream called "Auntie Freeze". (This is a reference to radiator coolant/anti-freeze, a chemical used in radiators in vehicles in countries which experience low temperature or snowy weather). 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

Ratchet: Now, let's get back to the business of sucking every last penny out of Mr. and Mrs. Average Knucklehead.
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Crazy Credits

During the end credits, there are 2-D drawings of robots. See more »

Alternate Versions

The international versions of the film play with no opening credits while the US release play with all the initial credits in the beginning and technical credits at the end. Therefore the credit length for the US version is shorter. See more »

Connections

Spin-off Aunt Fanny's Tour of Booty (2005) See more »

Soundtracks

SONGBIRD
Written and Performed by Kenny G
Courtesy of Arista Records
By Arrangement with SONY BMG Music Licensing
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Good Animated Film!
12 October 2010 | by g-bodylSee all my reviews

I'll admit that I did not want to see this. I thought the trailers were utter crap. I mean I saw too many robot movies when this first came out. I thought I would only stick with I, Robot, but I was forced to see this. I was pleasantly surprised how good this was, so I bought the DVD.

This is about a robot named Rodney Coperbottom. He decides to go to the city to show off this invention to the famous Mr. Bigwald. Unfortunately, Bigwald is out of business and in order to get to him, he must face some evil corporate execs.

This film featured a magnificent voice cast noticeably Robin Williams. I could recognize his voice in about anything, even in Happy Feet.

The animation is good, nothing special. This is a good film to have the kids watch. I rate this film 8/10.


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