• Robot & Frank (2012)

Robot & Frank

Release Date: August 24th, 2012

DVD Release Date: February 12th, 2013

PG-13 |1 hr 30 min

Plot Summary

An aging, cantankerous ex-cat burglar (Frank Langella) finds his zest for life renewed when he trains his robotic caretaker to help him commit heists.

Cast: Frank Langella, Peter Sarsgaard, Susan Sarandon, Liv Tyler, James Marsden, Jeremy Strong, Jeremy Sisto, Liev Schreiber

Director: Jake Schreier

Genres: Comedy drama , Science fiction

Production Co: Park Pictures, Dog Run Pictures

Keywords: Underdog , 2010s , Son , Pursuit , Charming , Creative , Fascinating , Amusing

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Steven ReaPhiladelphia Inquirer

    It's an Alzheimer's allegory, full of humanity, heart, and humor. show more

  • 70
    John DeForeThe Hollywood Reporter

    Robot & Frank reminds quirk-hardened veterans that an odd premise and big heart don't have to add up to too-precious awards bait. show more

  • 40
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    The concept is schematic and predictable, and watching first-rate actors - the cast includes Susan Sarandon as a local librarian - doing third-rate material is a dubious pleasure. show more

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