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Robots

Rodney (left) and Fender (right) in the promotional poster for Robots.
Directed by Chris Wedge
Carlos Saldanha (co-director)
Produced by Bill Joyce
Christopher Meledandri
John C Donkin
Jerry Davis
Written by Ron Mita (story)
Jim McClain (story)
David Lindsay-Abaire (story and screenplay)
Lowell Ganz (screenplay)
Babaloo Mandel (screenplay)
Starring Ewan McGregor
Robin Williams
Halle Berry
Mel Brooks
Stanley Tucci
Dianne Wiest
Drew Carey
Amanda Bynes
Harland Williams
Greg Kinnear
Paul Giamatti
Jim Broadbent
Jennifer Coolidge
Music by John Powell
Distributed by 20th Century Fox
Release date(s) March 11, 2005
Running time 89 min.
Language English
Budget $75,000,000
IMDb profile

Robots is a computer-animated film produced by Blue Sky Studios for 20th Century Fox (the same companies behind the film Ice Age), and was released theatrically (both in normal theaters and in IMAX theaters) on March 11th, 2005. The story was created by Chris Wedge and Bill Joyce, a well known children's book author/illustrator. The two were trying to create a film version of Joyce's book "Santa Calls" but instead they came up with a movie about robots. Joyce served as producer and production designer for the film. The DVD of Robots was released on September 27, 2005. Image File history File links Acap. ... Promotional poster for Robots. ... The following is a list of characters that appear in the 2005 film Robots. ... The following is a list of characters that appear in the 2005 film Robots. ... Chris Wedge (born December 2, 1968 in Queens, New York) is the director of Ice Age and Robots. ... 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Contents

Synopsis

The film is set on a world populated only by robots, with most of the action occurring in Rivet Town (based on Watertown, New York) and Robot City, home to Bigweld Industries. The hero is a young genius robot, Rodney (Ewan McGregor), who lives in the small town of Rivet Town but aspires to improve the world. After failing to help his father (Stanley Tucci), Rodney decides to travel to Robot City, the robot metropolis, to meet his childhood idol Bigweld (Mel Brooks). When he arrives, he learns that his hero has been forced out as the head of his own company by the profit-motivated Ratchet (Greg Kinnear). To maximize profits, Ratchet ends production of replacement parts for robots, forcing them to "upgrade" with expensive new parts. Those who cannot afford the upgrades are turned into scrap metal at the Chop Shop, a recycling sweatshop run by Ratchet's mother, Madame Gasket (Jim Broadbent). Rodney teams up with The Rusties - the eccentric Fender (Robin Williams), his sister Piper Pinwheeler (Amanda Bynes), and their guardians Lug, Crank, Diesel and Aunt Fanny - and Cappy (Halle Berry), a beautiful executive 'bot who he falls in love with, to bring back Bigweld and help the robot population. For other uses, see robot (disambiguation). ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Robots (film). ... Watertown is a town in Jefferson County, New York. ... The following is a list of characters that appear in the 2005 film Robots. ... Ewan Gordon McGregor (born March 31, 1971; pronounced [1]) is a Scottish actor who has had significant success in mainstream, indie and art house films. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Robots (film). ... The following is a list of characters that appear in the 2005 film Robots. ... Stanley Tucci, Jr. ... For other uses, see Metropolis (disambiguation). ... The following is a list of characters that appear in the 2005 film Robots. ... Mel Brooks (born June 28, 1926) is an Academy Award-winning American director, writer, comedian, actor and producer best known as a creator of broad film farces and comedy parodies. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... The following is a list of characters that appear in the 2005 film Robots. ... Gregory Kinnear (born June 17, 1963) is an Academy Award-nominated American actor and television personality, who rose to stardom as the first host of E!s Talk Soup. ... Categories: Stub | Waste ... The international recycling symbol. ... Sweatshop is a pejorative term used to describe a manufacturing facility, usually a garment manufacturing facility, where working conditions are poor and workers are paid little. ... The following is a list of characters that appear in the 2005 film Robots. ... James Broadbent (born May 24, 1949) is an Academy Award-winning English theatre, film and television actor. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Robots (film). ... The following is a list of characters that appear in the 2005 film Robots. ... For other persons named Robin Williams, see Robin Williams (disambiguation). ... The following is a list of characters that appear in the 2005 film Robots. ... Amanda Laura Bynes (born April 3, 1986) is an American actress and former show host on Nickelodeon. ... The following is a list of characters that appear in the 2005 film Robots. ... The following is a list of characters that appear in the 2005 film Robots. ... The following is a list of characters that appear in the 2005 film Robots. ... The following is a list of characters that appear in the 2005 film Robots. ... The following is a list of characters that appear in the 2005 film Robots. ... Halle Maria Berry (IPA: ; born August 14, 1966[1]) is an American actress. ...


Characters

Character English voice actor French voice actor German voice actor Spanish voice actor Japanese voice actor
Rodney Copperbottom Ewan McGregor (adult)
Crawford Wilson (teenage)
Will Denton (child)
Dylan Denton (infant)
Vincent Cassel (France)
Hugolin Chevrette-Landesque (Quebec)
Philipp Moog Alejo Sauras Tsuyoshi Kusanagi
Koki Uchiyama (younger)
Fender Robin Williams Élie Semoun (France)
Benoît Brière (Quebec)
Micheal Herbig Florentino Fernández Kōichi Yamadera
Cappy Halle Berry Monica Bellucci (France)
Anne Dorval (Quebec)
Sarah Connor Elsa Pataky Akiko Yada
Bigweld Mel Brooks Jean Rochefort (France)
Pierre Collin (Quebec)
Wolfgang Völz Lluís Marco Toshiyuki Nishida
Mister Copperbottom Stanley Tucci Jean-Philippe Puymartin (France) N/A Juan Antonio Bernal Toshio Furukawa
Mrs. Copperbottom Dianne Wiest N/A N/A Alba Sola N/A
Crank Casey Drew Carey Guy Nadon (Quebec) Ulrich Frank Gonzalo Abril N/A
Piper Pinwheeler Amanda Bynes Virginie Efira (France)
Eveline Gélinas (Quebec)
Shandra Schadt Isabel Valls Yuki Masuda
Ratchet Greg Kinnear Édouard Baer (France)
Antoine Durand (Quebec)
Oliver Kalkofe Dani García Naoya Uchida
Tim the Gate Guard Paul Giamatti N/A N/A Alexis Estadella N/A
Madame Gasket Jim Broadbent Roger Carel (France)
André Montmorency (Quebec)
Hans Werner Olm Domenech Farell N/A
Aunt Fanny Jennifer Coolidge N/A Katharina Lopinski Julia Gallego N/A
Lug Harland Williams N/A N/A N/A N/A
Mister Gunk Dan Hedaya N/A N/A N/A N/A
Mister Gasket Lowell Ganz N/A N/A N/A N/A
Loretta Geargrinder Natasha Lyonne N/A N/A N/A N/A

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Other voice artists who have played minor parts in localized versions of Robots include:

  • Jackie O as Loretta Geargrinder in the Australian release
  • Do as Cappy in the Dutch release
  • In Malaysia, a Malay version of this movie on the local feed of Star Movies features a cast of Malaysia's local celebrities included Aznil Haji Nawawi (as Rodney), AC Mizal (as Fender), Aziz Sattar (as Bigweld) and Sazzy Falak (as Cappy).
  • Fender was the first animated character in a film that Robin Williams voiced since 1993 when he was the voice of The Genie in Aladdin and the King of Thieves.

Jackie O and radio-host partner Kyle Sandilands at the 2006 MTV Awards Jacqueline Ellen Last ONeil Henderson (better known as Jackie O; born January 31, 1975 in Adelaide, South Australia) is an Australian commercial radio host, actress and television presenter. ... Dominique Rijpma Van Hulst (born 7 September 1981 in Valkenswaard near Eindhoven, Netherlands) is a singer known by her stage name Do. ... The following is a list of characters that appear in the 2005 film Robots. ... A screenshot of Star Movies Taiwan STAR Movies is an Asian movie channel owned by STAR TV. It features movies from American film companies such as Disney, 20th Century Fox, Columbia Pictures, Miramax Films, MGM, Universal Pictures, Canal Plus and other movie distributors. ... Aznil bin Hj Nawawi or better known as Aznil Hj Nawawi (born November 6, 1962) is a TV host in Malaysia. ... Aziz Sattar (born August 8, 1925) is a Malaysian actor, comedian, singer and director who is mostly known for his roles in the black and white Malayan films of the 1950s and 1960s. ... Genie is a fictional character from the Disney animated features canon movie Aladdin, as well as related series and sequels. ... Aladdin and the King of Thieves is a direct-to-video animated film made by Disney, released on August 13, 1996. ...

Locations

Movie director Chris Wedge says New York City (his hometown), Toronto, London, and a little future-like city inspired him to make the city. New York, New York and NYC redirect here. ... This article is about the capital of England and the United Kingdom. ...


There are three parts of the city:

  • High End District (based on a future-like city): The part of the city where the rich and famous robots live. Buildings and robots are all shiny, nearly everything is futuristic. Everyone here has a metal covering that hides all their inner workings. Bigweld Industries is here.
  • Combustion District (based on a hybrid of Toronto and London): Middle-class place. It has a few rust spots, and robots have the internal workings similar to a 1950s car. Aunt Fanny's house is here, and the majority of the movie takes place here.
  • Steam District (a parody of New York City ghettos): The lowest part of the city, and therefore the rustiest. It may be also be a ghetto. Parts are out of the Industrial Revolution, and everywhere is filled with broken machines. Sweepers grab old robots and bring them to Madame Gasket's Chop Shop, where mutant robots then break and melt robots, turning them into new parts.

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Another major location of the film is Rivet Town. It is home to the Copperbottom family. Two of the buildings there are Gunk's Greasy Spoon and Flathead Floyd's. Rivet Town is based on Watertown, New York where movie director Chris Wedge lived during his teens. Watertown is a town in Jefferson County, New York. ... Chris Wedge (born December 2, 1968 in Queens, New York) is the director of Ice Age and Robots. ... A separate article is about the punk band called The Adolescents. ...


Release

The film was the first to feature (in US screenings) the new trailer for Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith. Coincidentally, both films starred Ewan McGregor as a central character. The movie featured the exclusive trailer for Ice Age: The Meltdown, then called Ice Age 2. For other uses of terms redirecting here, see US (disambiguation), USA (disambiguation), and United States (disambiguation) Motto In God We Trust(since 1956) (From Many, One; Latin, traditional) Anthem The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington, D.C. Largest city New York City National language English (de facto)1 Demonym American... Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith is the third episode of the Star Wars film series (but the sixth film to be produced), to be released on Thursday, May 19, 2005. ...


Reception

Robots was decently received by critics and currently has a 62% freshness rating on Rotten Tomatoes with most liking the visual style but panning the predictable story. The film was nominated for many awards in the category of best animated film, as well as awards for character design, best animated character, voice casting, and sound editing. However, it only won one, the MTV (Mexico) Movie Award for best song, "Un héroe real".[1]. In box office terms it was a hit, its total world wide gross was more than US$260 million. This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... The term box office can refer to either: A place where tickets are sold to the public for admission to a venue The amount of business a particular production, such as a movie or theatre show, does. ...


Cultural references

  • The Wizard of Oz: Rodney (Dorothy) is unhappy in his home town and travels to a faraway place where he meets friends like Fender (Scarecrow) and enemies before arriving at Bigweld Industries (Emerald City) only to discover that the Bigweld (Wizard of Oz) is not as he appears. Also, in the Robot City Train station, the Tin Man shows up and goes dancing away with 3 other robots and a small dog à la Wizard of Oz. The Tin Man also makes an appearance in the crowd in Rivet Town, where he says "Now I'm sure I have a heart, 'cause it's achin'!".
  • Andrés Cantor: The voice box that the mute robot put on made him start commentating a football game in spanish and say "GOOOOOOL!" and this is the thing why Andrés Cantor's is famous for. (Commenatitng Football games in spanish and his catchphrase "GOOOOOOOL!"
  • Singin' in the Rain: After a party, Fender does a spoof version of the classic song and dance called, "Singing In The Oil."
  • 2001: A Space Odyssey: Bigweld breaks down like HAL and begins singing "Daisy". Also, a shot of a domino echoes a similar shot of the Monolith.
  • Star Wars: When Gasket and Wonderbot are fighting with the pipes they sound like lightsabers. One of the voiceboxes Diesel tries gives him a Darth Vader sound (James Earl Jones provided the voice). Coincidentally, Ewan Mcgregor, who plays Rodney, portrays Obi-wan Kenobi in the prequel trilogy. Also coincidentally, the film was the first to show the trailer for Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith.
  • Scarface: In the big fight scene Aunt Fanny says,"Say hello to my Dimpled Friend", plus the portions of the plot in Scarface is in this movie.
  • X-Men (film): After Gasket crushes Wonderbot, Wonderbot miraculously survives and recovers. He cracks his neck sideways like Wolverine does.
  • Ice Age (another computer-animated film produced by Blue Sky Studios): You can see a robot that looks strikingly similar to Sid the sloth to the left of the screen as the red robot breakdances when Rodney tries to talk to him.
  • The Matrix During the big battle, Diesel dives to his left in apparent slow motion and fires "bullets" in the form of metal balls, that spring from his "guns" (straws). The spring tailing the metallic balls as they travel forward and hit the enemy robots is reminiscent of the slow motion bullet time trail seen in The Matrix.
  • Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers: Right before the big fight, Piper and the denizens of Robot City charge down a hill, reminiscent of the Gandalf's arrival of the battle for Helm's Deep.
  • Xena Warrior Princess: In the big fight scene Fender charges in yelling the Xena war cry. Another reference can be seen when Piper and Cappy fight back to back resulting in Piper doing a spinning round kick as seen in many Xena episodes.
  • Operation: when Rodney is fixing a variety of "outmoded" robots, one of the yellow robots that Rodney fixes has a wrench in his right ankle.
  • "Blazing Saddles": Flatulence scene in Aunt Fanny's house homages the bean eating scene with Mongo in Mel Brooks' Blazing Saddles. Mel Brooks is the voice of Big Weld.

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Similarities

Robots share some similarities to the video game Scrapland. The protagonists in Robots and Scrapland are both in blue. American McGee presents: Scrapland is a game developed by Mercury Steam Entertainment, with American McGee as a producer and published by Enlight Software. ... American McGee presents: Scrapland is a game developed by Mercury Steam Entertainment, with American McGee as a producer and published by Enlight Software. ...


Robots 2

Robots 2 is said to have a more extravagant plot, yet nothing has been released. It is scheduled for release in 2009. 2009 (MMIX) will be a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


See also

Robots is the soundtrack to the animated film, Robots. ...

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Preceded by
The Pacifier
Box office number-one films of 2005 (USA)
March 13, 2005
Succeeded by
The Ring Two


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Robots (film) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1277 words)
Robots is a computer-animated film produced by Blue Sky Studios for 20th Century Fox (the same companies behind the film Ice Age), and was released theatrically (both in normal theaters and in IMAX theaters) on March 11, 2005.
The film is set on a world populated only by robots, with most of the action occurring in Rivet Town (based on Watertown, New York) and Robot City.
Robots was decently received by critics and currently has a 62% freshness rating on Rotten Tomatoes with most liking the visual style but panning the predictable story.
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