Robots (2005 movie)

2005 computer-animated science fiction comedy adventure film by Blue Sky Studios and Paramount Pictures

Robots is a 2005 American computer animated comic science fiction adventure comedy movie produced by Blue Sky Studios for 20th Century Fox. It stars Ewan McGregor, Halle Berry, Alec Baldwin, Mel Brooks, Amanda Bynes, Drew Carey, Stanley Tucci, Jim Broadbent and Robin Williams.[1] It was released on March 11, 2005.

Directed byChris Wedge
Screenplay byDavid Lindsay-Abaire
Lowell Ganz
Babaloo Mandel
Story byRon Mita
Jim McClain
David Lindsay-Abaire
Produced byJerry Davis
John C. Donkin
Chris Meledandri (Executive Producer)
William Joyce (Executive Producer)
Chris Wedge (Executive Producer)
StarringEwan McGregor
Halle Berry
Alec Baldwin
Mel Brooks
Amanda Bynes
Drew Carey
Robin Williams
Edited byJohn Carnochan
Music byJohn Powell
Distributed by20th Century Fox
Release date
  • March 11, 2005 (2005-03-11)
Running time
90 minutes
CountryUnited States
Budget$75 million
Box office$260,718,330

Cast change

  • Ewan McGregor as Rodney Copperbottom, a young blue robot and aspiring inventor
  • Halle Berry as Cappy, a human-themed worker at Bigweld Industries and Rodney's love interest
  • Alec Baldwin as Phineas T. Ratchet, Rodney's nemesis and Madame Gasket's son and right-hand man
  • Mel Brooks as Bigweld, the jolly inventor and owner of Bigweld Industries; until Rodney met him, Bigweld had slipped into depression at Ratchet's actions
  • Robin Williams as Fender Pinwheeler, an old red robot who befriends Rodney and is constantly falling apart
  • Amanda Bynes as Piper Pinwheeler, a yellow robot who is Fender's younger sister who has a crush on Rodney
  • Drew Carey as Crank Casey, an orange robot who befriends Rodney
  • Jennifer Coolidge as Aunt Fanny, a kind motherly robot, who takes in "broke" robots; she has the unintentional effect of bumping people with her large rear
  • Harland Williams as Lugnut, a large green robot who befriends Rodney along with his mute companion, Diesel
  • Jim Broadbent as Madame Gasket, an evil and hideous robot and Ratchet's mother
  • Dianne Wiest as Lydia Copperbottom, Rodney's mother
  • Stanley Tucci as Herb Copperbottom, Rodney's father and a dishwasher at Gunk's
  • Natasha Lyonne as Loretta Geargrinder, a receptionist at Bigweld Industries and Fender's love interest (voiced by Cat Deeley in the UK release)
  • Paul Giamatti as Tim the Gate Guard
  • Dan Hedaya as Mr. Gunk, Herb Copperbottom's grumpy boss

Cameos and various characters change

Additional voice talents were provided by Diedrich Bader, Dee Bradley Baker, Bob Bergen, Rodger Bumpass, Lara Cody, Cooper Cowgill, David Cowgill, Makenna Cowgill, David Crommett, James Cummings, Darin DePaul, Paul Eiding, Bill Farmer, Dann Fink, Pat Fraley, Gatlin Green, Tim Gulan, Alexander Haney, Angie Haney, Jess Harnell, Ray Iannicelli, Sondra James, Vanessa Lemonides, Anthony J. Lewis Jr., Sherry Lynn, Tress MacNeille, Danny Mann, Marcus Maurice, Mickie T. McGowan, Devika Parikh, Jennifer Perito, Bob Peterson, Phil Proctor, Jan Rabson, Kristin Reeves, Lori Richardson, David Rossmer, Kath Soucie, Andrew Stanton, Andre Stojka, Frank Welker and Bruce Winant.

References change

  1. Jones, Malcolm (March 13, 2005). "Heavenly Metal". The Daily Beast. Retrieved September 1, 2011.

Other websites change