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Robots (2005 movie)

2005 animated adventure comedy film

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

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

Release DatesEdit

Country Premiere
  Singapore 10 March 2005
  Mexico 11 March 2005
  United States 11 March 2005
  Ghana 15 March 2005
  Philippines 16 March 2005
   Switzerland 17 March 2005 (German speaking region)
  Chile 17 March 2005
  Czech Republic 17 March 2005
  Germany 17 March 2005
  Portugal 17 March 2005
  Russia 17 March 2005
  Thailand 17 March 2005
  Austria 18 March 2005
  Brazil 18 March 2005
  Colombia 18 March 2005
  Denmark 18 March 2005
  Ecuador 18 March 2005
  Estonia 18 March 2005
  Spain 18 March 2005
  United Kingdom 18 March 2005
  Ireland 18 March 2005
  Iceland 18 March 2005
  Norway 18 March 2005
  Panama 18 March 2005
  Sweden 18 March 2005
  Uruguay 18 March 2005
  Venezuela 18 March 2005
  Belgium 23 March 2005
  Argentina 24 March 2005
  Australia 24 March 2005
  Croatia 24 March 2005
  Hungary 24 March 2005
  Italy 24 March 2005
  Netherlands 24 March 2005
  Turkey 25 March 2005
  Bulgaria 1 April 2005
  Georgia 1 April 2005
  Taiwan 1 April 2005
  Brunei 2 April 2005
  Malaysia 2 April 2005
  France 6 April 2005
  Egypt 13 April 2005
  Israel 14 April 2005
  Greece 15 April 2005
  Serbia 19 April 2005
  United Arab Emirates 20 April 2005
  Kuwait 20 April 2005
  Poland 1 June 2005
  Slovenia 9 June 2005
  Belarus 18 June 2005
  Hong Kong 28 July 2005
  South Korea 28 July 2005
  China 29 July 2005
  Japan 30 July 2005
  Peru 31 July 2005
  Bahrain 1 August 2005
  Mongolia 10 August 2005
  New Zealand 10 August 2005
  Albania 9 September 2005
  Morocco 20 September 2005

CastEdit

  • Ewan McGregor as Rodney Copperbottom, a young blue robot and aspiring inventor
  • Halle Berry as Cappy, a worker at Bigweld Industries and Rodney's love interest
  • Greg Kinnear 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 Lug, 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

CameosEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

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