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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.

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Sean Olson

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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
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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 church featured towards the end of the movie where James and his friends meet up with Dr. Palmer is an actual church called the "Little Chapel in the Woods" in Bella Vista, AR and is a very popular location for couples to be married. See more »

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Not a bad kids movie
28 December 2018 | by DoctorThotcerSee all my reviews

Mostly, this felt like an 80s family movie to me, which is no bad thing. It has elements of ET, Short Circuit, War Games and Flight Of The Navigator. There's really nothing original in there but it's all good escapist stuff. The basic gist is a kid finds a cute AI robot, the movie is then about him and his friend getting to know it, and then having exciting adventures with it. There are a couple of weak actors, the bad guy doesn't convince and the father is a bit wooden, but pretty much everyone else hits the right note. It all has a good steady pace, and overall I was entertained. I'm pretty sure younger kids will love it.


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15 December 2018 (USA) See more »

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