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Member Name: RP88
Date: 31/05/11, updated on 31/05/11 (72 review reads)
Advantages: Animation, Comedy, Family Film, Storyline, Visual Splenders, Robin Williams.
A must see film, Robots is very funny, has a great storyline with meaning, and one not to mention stars the voice of my favourite actors - Robin Williams!
I personally have owned this dvd since it came out in 2005 and when I'm looking through all of my films for something to watch, as soon as I see Robots I wouldn't even think twice and just stick it on.
The film guarantees vibrant colour, quality picture and crisp sound. The characters are lovable and they all have different personalities. It's not overloaded with too much music throughout the film but the music that is in the film really brings out the fun in the scenes it's featured.
It's great for all the family, for anyone, any age and any gender, and I can imagine will be loved for years and years to come.
You can buy this dvd as cheap as chips now which is always an added bonus :)
WHAT IT'S ABOUT
Rodney Copperbottom is a young inventor robot who is off to the big city to find and work for Bigweld, the president of a corporation that makes spare parts for robots. However, Rodney discovers that the conniving Ratchet has taken over and wants to introduce upgrades into the market and scrap the spare parts, and any robot that can't afford to buy the upgrades would get melted down and turned into something else! Rodney meets up with a group of other rusty robots and plan to find Bigweld and bring him back to stop Ratchet's dastardly plans.
CHARACTERS & CAST LIST
Rodney Copperbottom - Ewan McGregor
A young blue robot and aspiring inventor.
Cappy - Halle Berry
Rodney's love interest.
Fender - Robin Williams
An old red robot that's always falling apart.
Piper Pinwheeler - Amanda Bynes
Fender's younger sister.
Bigweld - Mel Brooks
Phineas T. Ratchet - Greg Kinnear
Crank Casey - Drew Carey
Aunt Fanny - Jennifer Coolidge
Lug - Harland Williams
Madame Gasket - Jim Broadbent
Lydia Copperbottom - Dianne Wiest
Herb Copperbottom - Stanley Tucci
Loretta Geargrinder - Natasha Lyonne
Fender's love interest.
Tim - Paul Giamatti
Mr. Gunk - Dan Hedaya
Animated short film featuring Aunt Fan
Ice Age 2 Scrat teaser
Behind the scenes look at Ice Age 2
The making of Robots
12 minutes of additional/deleted scenes
Animation bloopers and audio out-takes of voice over talent
2 interactive set top games
Director audio commentary
Robots music video
Running Time: 91 minutes
Released on DVD and VHS on September 27th 2005 - Robots is also the last 20th Century Fox animated film to ever receive a VHS release.
Rating: Universal Suitable for All
Summary: A Three-dimensional Robot world, with an all-star, award-winning cast.