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FILM DETAILS
Certificate U
Cast
Ewan McGregor
Halle Berry
Mel Brooks
Stanley Tucci
Dianne Wiest
Jim Broadbent
Drew Carey
Jamie Kennedy
Paul Giamatti
Robin Williams
Paula Abdul
Lucille Bliss
Directors
Carlos Saldanha
Chris Wedge
Screenwriters
David Lindsay-Abaire
Lowell Ganz
Babaloo Mandel
Running Time
91 minutes

Robots
Animated automotons take centre stage in this family friendly tale.


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Plot
Smalltown robot and would-be inventor Rodney Copperbottom (voiced by Ewan McGregor) heads for Robot City in the hope of showing off his latest creation to businessman Mr Big Weld (Mel Brooks). But all is not well when he gets there, and he finds himself fighting against the evil machinations of some corrupt robot bosses.


Verdict
Kids will love it and their adult companions will be warmly entertained - but it's far from a computer-animated classic.


Reviewed by Caroline Westbrook

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