- Original title
- Running time
- 115 min.
- United States
Jeff Vintar, Akiva Goldsman (Tales: Isaac Asimov)
20th Century Fox
Sci-Fi. Thriller | Robots. Cyberpunk. Dystopia
- Movie Groups
Isaac Asimov Adaptations
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- Synopsis / Plot
- Set in a future Earth (2035 A.D.) where robots are common assistants and workers for their human owners, this is the story of "robotophobic" Chicago Police Detective Del Spooner's (Smith) investigation into the murder of Dr. Miles Hogenmiller, who works at U.S. Robotics (run by Greenwood), in which a robot, Sonny (Tudyk), appears to be implicated, even though that would mean the robot had violated the Laws of Robotics, which is apparently impossible. It seems impossible because.. if robots can break those laws, there's nothing to stop them from taking over the world, as humans have grown to become completely dependent upon their robots. Or maybe... they already have? Aiding Spooner in his investigation is a psychologist, Dr. Susan Calvin (Moynahan), who specializes in the psyches of robots...
: Nominated for Oscar: Best Visual Effects
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