Unique, poignant, subtly funny

By dragonfliesdrawflame
Written August 25, 2012
The film has a wonderfully understated, straightforward, slightly edgy sense of humor. The nicely developed characters of both Robot and Frank give the film a universal appeal, but the film also has its share of subtle observations about aging, memory, family, and technology. Frank Langella's performance is superb. Peter Sarsgaard's robot is both very human and very empty at the same time ("I told you, Frank, I'm not a person.") Exactly the kind of high-quality flick that I really wish we could see more of nowadays.
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Written September 20, 2014
I think this is a great movie - touching, funny, makes you think about relationships and robot policy. The cinematography is beautiful. I didn't expect to cry so much because I didn't expect part of the ending - I don't want to ruin it for you - but I think it will hit a little too close to home for some people. I just bawled and bawled at the ending. I also think James Marsden is adorable and talented and I wish he got more leading roles.
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Surpisingly touching

By Astaire2
Written August 26, 2012
This movie was superbly acted. Liked the cameo from the dad from Suburgatory. Hated the little geek boy philanthopist. I guess he did his job. A very enjoyable evening at the movies.
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Worth seeing

By allfab
Written September 08, 2012
Robot and Frank was charming and funny, with believable characters, good acting, and a well written script. I took my 12 year old son and he enjoyed it just as much as I did.
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By vane0111
Written July 29, 2014
This film had so many great components & was made even better seeing it with my mother...funny & unique storyline. Loved it!
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