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Robot & Frank 2012

  • Jake Schreier
  • August 16, 2012
  • 85 mins
  • English
  • Comedy, Crime, Drama, Science Fiction
Friendship doesn't have an off switch
A delightful dramatic comedy, a buddy picture, and, for good measure, a heist film. Curmudgeonly old Frank lives by himself. His routine involves daily visits to his local library, where he has a twinkle in his eye for the librarian. His grown children are concerned about their father’s well-being and buy him a caretaker robot. Initially resistant to the idea, Frank soon appreciates the benefits of robotic support – like nutritious meals and a clean house – and eventually begins to treat his robot like a true companion. With his robot’s assistance, Frank’s passion for his old, unlawful profession is reignited, for better or worse.


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Old people and robots are cute.

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A refreshing look at the possibilities of am intelligent humanoid robot. The movie used the perfect mix of making you emphasize with the characters, while taking brief comedic episodes to keep the overall movie upbeat.

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heart full movie, sweet and relaxing. Sad mood at the end

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