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Robot & Frank

HD   PG-13 Closed Captioning

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About the Movie

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.

Rotten Tomatoes Movie Reviews


  • Reviews Counted: 125
  • Fresh: 108
  • Rotten: 17
  • Average Rating: 7.1/10

Top Critics' Reviews

Fresh: "Robot & Frank" hits all the right notes - romantic, fantastic, tragic and sweet. – Tom Long, Detroit News, Aug 31, 2012

Fresh: Langella ... is tremendous. – Bill Goodykoontz, Arizona Republic, Aug 30, 2012

Fresh: There's a warm and poignant interplay between the co-stars. – Colin Covert, Minneapolis Star Tribune, Aug 30, 2012

Fresh: FRANK & ROBOT is a poignant tale of man and machine – Chase Whale,, Nov 8, 2013

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Customer Reviews


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Don't let the robot scare you

This is a story about friendship, family and a robot. It's a buddy caper at it's roots but stops to think every once in a while and never gets too preachy. Frank Langella is amazing with the robot, with snappy dialog they play the Felix/Oscar bit with a twist. With great supporting performances by Susan Sarandon and others, this a great family movie for grown ups.

What a dud!

We kept waiting for it to get better but didnt realize the preview was as good as it was goining to get

Robot & Frank
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  • $12.99
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Released: 2012

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