Astro Boy

Movie information

Rated PG: Parental Guidance Suggested (Some Material May Not Be Suitable for Children) -- Rated PG for some action and peril, and brief mild language.
Released on:
October 23, 2009  

Production Companies:
Imagi Studios, Endgame Entertainment, Tezuka Production Company Ltd.
Summit Entertainment

Status: Released

Feat. Voices of:
Nicolas Cage, Donald Sutherland, Kristen Bell, Bill Nighy, Nathan Lane, Eugene Levy, Freddie Highmore, Matt Lucas, Madeline Carroll, Sterling Beaumon

Director: David Bowers

Screenwriter: Timothy Harris, David Bowers
Script: TV Series Adaptation

Genre: Adventure, Sci-fi, Animation
About the film:
Set in futuristic Metro City, Astro Boy is about a young robot with incredible powers created by a brilliant scientist in the image of the son he has lost. Unable to fulfill the grieving man's expectations, our hero embarks on a journey in search of acceptance, experiencing betrayal and a netherworld of robot gladiators, before he returns to save Metro City and reconcile with the father who had rejected him.
Rated PG for some action and peril, and brief mild language.
Box Office: Opening weekend: $6.7 mil. (3014 theaters) | Domestic Total: $19.55 mil.
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rezzy – bronx ny
April 29, 2009 - 14:19
Subject: this is absolutely gonna be good

the movie isnt out yet and i want to see it today

jamie – australia
February 03, 2009 - 10:06
Subject: astro boy

well Astro boy is going to be awsome i just cant wait i wish it would be release now i just cant wait the only thing bad about this is nicolas cage i just cant stand his voice i just hope he is not the voice of astro that would get on my nerves.well like i said i cant wait please bring astro boy out earlier