San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
A hard, funny and realistic movie about the future.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Robot & Frank is sentimental high-concept fluff that works.
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
It's an Alzheimer's allegory, full of humanity, heart, and humor.
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New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
The feature directorial debut of Jake Schreier, has a smart script by C.D. Ford and an impressive supporting cast.
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Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
It also addresses questions of aging and neglect that Hollywood likes to run from. Langella, who's played everyone from Dracula to Nixon onscreen, is giving a master class in acting. Enroll now.
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The Hollywood Reporter

By John DeFore
Robot & Frank reminds quirk-hardened veterans that an odd premise and big heart don't have to add up to too-precious awards bait.
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
This is a framework that could have benefitted from more irony and complexity, especially with the resources of Langella, but at the end, I felt the movie was too easily satisfied.
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New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
No one conveys late-life elegy and cool intellectual cunning like Langella.
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Boston Globe

By Mark Feeney
Robot & Frank isn't sure whether it's a comedy or drama, buddy movie or sci-fi fantasy, family melodrama or social satire.
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Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
The concept is schematic and predictable, and watching first-rate actors - the cast includes Susan Sarandon as a local librarian - doing third-rate material is a dubious pleasure.
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67 out of 100
Generally favorable reviews
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