Robots (2005 movie)

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Robots
Directed by Chris Wedge
Produced by Jerry Davis
William Joyce
John C. Donkin
Screenplay by David Lindsay-Abaire
Lowell Ganz
Babaloo Mandel
Story by Ron Mita
Jim McClain
David Lindsay-Abaire
Starring Ewan McGregor
Halle Berry
Greg Kinnear
Mel Brooks
Amanda Bynes
Drew Carey
Robin Williams
Music by John Powell
Editing by John Carnochan
Studio Blue Sky Studios
20th Century Fox Animation
Distributed by 20th Century Fox
Release date(s) March 11, 2005 (2005-03-11)
Running time 90 minutes
Country United States
Language English
Budget $75 million
Money made $260,718,330

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.

Release Dates[change | change source]

Country Premiere
 Singapore 10 March 2005
Mexico 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
Republic of Ireland 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 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

Cast[change | change source]

  • 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

Cameos[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. Jones, Malcolm (March 13, 2005). "Heavenly Metal". The Daily Beast. http://www.thedailybeast.com/newsweek/2005/03/13/heavenly-metal.html. Retrieved September 1, 2011.

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