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Astro Boy

Set in futuristic Metro City, Astro Boy is about a young robot with incredible powers. Powered by positive "blue" energy, he is endowed with super strength, x-ray vision, high speed and flight. Through his adventures, he learns the joys and emotions of being human, and embraces his destiny. Learning his friends and family are in danger, Astro Boy must try and save everything he cares abo ...

Details

-- Box Office --
Released: Oct 23rd, 2009
Budget: $65,000,000.00
Revenue: $44,091,067.00
-- General Information --
Rating: PG
Runtime: 94 Minutes
Genres: Action / Animation / Family / Sci-Fi
-- Ratings --
IMDB: N/A
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Astro Boy Main Cast

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Charlize Theron
Charlize Theron
plays 'Our Friends' Narrator (v…
Freddie Highmore
Freddie Highmore
plays Astro / Toby (voiced)
Ryan Stiles
Ryan Stiles
plays Mr. Moustachio / Burning Robot (v…
Eugene Levy
Eugene Levy
plays Orrin (voiced)
Nicolas Cage
Nicolas Cage
plays Dr. Tenma (voiced)
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Movie Trivia/Goofs

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  • Isaac Asimov's "Three Laws of Robotics" are referenced a few times throughout the film. They are first mentioned when the RRF are introducing themselves to Astro. The laws, paraphrased, are as follows: 1) A robot may not harm a human being, or through inaction, allow a human to come to harm. 2) A robot must obey orders given it by a human being, as long as doing so does not conflict with the First Law. 3) A robot must protect its own existence, as long as such protection does not interfere with the First or Second Law.
  • Entertainment news reports in late January, 2009 stated that production had appeared, at the time, to have shut down, possibly due to the recession.
  • The character of Astro Boy first appeared in print as a manga in 1952 by Osamu Tezuka. This manga was adopted into the TV shows "Astroboy" (1963), Astro Boy (Dubbed) (1980) (JP) and "Astro Boy tetsuwan atomu" (2003).
  • The Japanese release of the movie uses the original character model of Astro Boy, maintaining the original bodyform, facial features, and hairstyle rather than the updated character model. The differences can be noted in a comparison between the U.S. and Japanese trailers for the movie.
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