Set in the near future, Frank, a retired cat burglar, has two grown kids who are concerned he can no longer live alone. They are tempted to place him in a nursing home until Frank’s son chooses a different option: against the old man’s wishes, he buys Frank a walking, talking humanoid robot programmed to improve his physical and mental health. What follows is an often hilarious and heartwarming story about finding friends and family in the most unexpected places. Starring an ensemble cast led by Academy Award nominee Frank Lengella (2008, Best Actor, Frost/Nixon), Academy Award Winner Susan Sarandon (1995, Best Actress, Dead Man Walking), Liv Tyler and James Marsden.

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Ratings and Reviews

4 out of 5

380 Ratings

380 Ratings

86% TOMATOMETER

  • Average 7.1/10
  • Fresh 115
  • Rotten 19

Critics Consensus: Led by a brilliant performance from star Frank Langella, Robot & Frank works as both a quirky indie drama and as a smart, thoughtful meditation on aging.

13+ COMMON SENSE

Offbeat sci-fi buddy movie isn't likely to attract teens.

Information

Studio
Hallowell House, LLC
Genre
Comedy
Released
Copyright
© 2012 Hallowell House, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Languages

Primary
English (Stereo, Dolby 5.1)
Additional
Danish (Subtitles), Finnish (Subtitles), Norwegian (Subtitles), Polish (Subtitles), Portuguese (Subtitles), Russian (Subtitles), Spanish (Subtitles, Stereo), Swedish (Subtitles)

Accessibility

CC
Closed captions refer to subtitles in the available language with addition of relevant nondialogue information.

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