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Astro Boy (2009) Movie Information

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4304

Avg. Rating:

2.59/4

# of Ratings:

76

Genres:

Animation, Sci-Fi

Rating:

PG

Language:

English

Theater Date:

10/23/2009

DVD Release:

03/16/2010

Director:

David Bowers

Actors:

Kristen Bell
Nicolas Cage
Freddie Highmore
Bill Nighy
Donald Sutherland
Nathan Lane

 

 

 

 

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Plot Outline:

A scientist creates the perfect boy. Powered by blue energy, Astro Boy has strength, speed, flight and x-ray vision. In order to be accepted as human, he embarks on a journey of self-discovery. When Metro City is put in harms way, Astro Boy returns and puts his powers and newfound emotions to the test. -- Chris Kavan

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Matthew Brady 02/22/2014 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

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The story is about a scientist creates the perfect boy. Powered by blue energy, Astro Boy has strength, speed, flight and x-ray vision. In order to be accepted as human, he embarks on a journey of self-discovery. When Metro City is put in harms way, Astro Boy returns and puts his powers and newfound emotions to the test. This movie is not funny or fun at all, the animation is nice to look at but the movie could have been a good time but sadly it was not.

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04/12/2012 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

A Pleasant Surprise

Note: I know nothing about Astro Boy apart from this movie.

I hereby accuse this movie of various villainies and crimes. Astro Boy rips off various other films, is filled with cliches, there's an abundance of plot holes, and enough cop-outs to go around. This movie is a blundered mess. My main problem; it's an enjoyable blundered mess.

Astro Boy is about a child named Toby Tenma (Freddie Highmore). He's a robot genius, like his father, Dr. Tenma (Nicolas Cage). During an unfortunate robot malfunction, Toby perishes in an explosion. Dr. Tenma is greatly saddened by this loss, so he uses his son's DNA to create an exact robot replica, and when the boy awakes, Dr. Tenma never tells Toby about his transformation. However, some critical changes have occured. In fact, this "Astro Boy," ...

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I can't believe that this trailer is out already.  What a cool (and smart) thing to do.  Trailer may not be all that great anyway...but you get the picture...
12/21/2008
4:59 pm CT

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