A quirky, dysfunctional family's road trip is upended when they find themselves in the middle of the robot apocalypse and suddenly become humanity's unlikeliest last hope.


Michael Rianda (as Mike Rianda), Jeff Rowe (co-director)


Michael Rianda (as Mike Rianda), Jeff Rowe | 1 more credit »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Abbi Jacobson ... Katie Mitchell / Dog Cop (voice)
Danny McBride ... Rick (voice)
Maya Rudolph ... Linda (voice)
Michael Rianda Michael Rianda ... Aaron / Furbies / Talking Dog / Wifi Enthusiast (voice) (as Mike Rianda)
Eric André ... Mark (voice)
Olivia Colman ... PAL (voice)
Fred Armisen ... Deborahbot 5000 (voice)
Beck Bennett ... Eric / PAL MAX Robots (voice)
Chrissy Teigen ... Hailey Posey (voice)
John Legend ... Jim Posey (voice)
Charlyne Yi ... Abby Posey (voice)
Blake Griffin ... PAL MAX Prime (voice)
Conan O'Brien ... Glaxxon 5000 (voice)
Doug the Pug ... Monchi (voice)
Melissa Sturm Melissa Sturm ... Sarge / Melissa (Woman in Pod) (voice)


An animated action-comedy about an ordinary family who find themselves in the middle of their biggest family challenge yet...saving the world from the robot apocalypse. No big deal, right? It all starts when creative outsider Katie Mitchell is accepted into the film school of her dreams and is eager to leave home and find "her people," when her nature-loving dad insists on having the whole family drive her to school and bond during one last totally-not-awkward-or-forced road trip. But just when the trip can't get any worse, the family suddenly finds itself in the middle of the robot uprising. Everything from smart phones, to roombas, to evil Furbys are employed to capture every human on the planet. Now it's up to the Mitchells, including upbeat mom Linda, quirky little brother Aaron, their squishy pug, Monchi, and two friendly, but simple-minded robots to save humanity. Written by Netflix

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Rated PG for action and some language | See all certifications »

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Did You Know?


At around 1:46:38 of the movie, during the credits, there is the actual recipe for Linda's face cupcakes. See more »


A freeze frame of Katie's driver's license shows her date of birth as 5-14-2003. But the recording of her father moving out of the cabin with baby Katie is timestamped "May 08 2003." See more »


Linda Mitchell: [appears through a bright light] I have made the metal ones pay for their crimes.
Aaron Mitchell: [chuckles] Mom's scary now.
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Crazy Credits

At the very end of the credits, you can hear Katie say: "Wow, you can't see me right?". See more »


He Was Strange (But I Needed a Ride)
Written by David Michael Weiss and Joel Edward Shelton
Performed by Travis Whitelaw
Courtesy of Skull Brothers Records
By arrangement with Shelly Bay Music LLC
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Totally worth a watch!
30 April 2021 | by averagejoe-15644See all my reviews

I really enjoyed this film and laughed really hard my diaphragm hurt. It was a really well told story and the animation style reminded me of the Into the spider verse style but with its own twist.

The jokes were on point as well, the humour had its own unique quirky feel which once you are in on the joke just brings along for the ride.

Totally worth a watch for everybody it's just a great family film for everyone with something for all to enjoy.

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