Robot & Frank

(2012)

Overview

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.

  1. Jake Schreier

    Director

  2. Christopher D. Ford

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Frank Langella

    Frank Langella

    Frank

  2. Liv Tyler

    Liv Tyler

    Madison

  3. James Marsden

    James Marsden

    Hunter

  4. Susan Sarandon

    Susan Sarandon

    Jennifer

  5. Peter Sarsgaard

    Peter Sarsgaard

    Robot (voice)

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Robot & Frank
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Status Released

Release Information

  • January 20, 2012
    Premiere

    Meaning

  • August 16, 2012
    PG-13
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    Some material may be inappropriate for children under 13. Films given this rating may contain sexual content, brief or partial nudity, some strong language and innuendo, humor, mature themes, political themes, terror and/or intense action violence. However, bloodshed is rarely present. This is the minimum rating at which drug content is present.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 25m

Budget $2,500,000.00

Revenue $3,325,038.00

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