Swearing is relatively mild, but there are many instances of  "ass," "s--t," "goddamn," "hell," "piss," etc. The robot-chasing-the-car was over-kill. Get full reviews, ratings, and advice delivered weekly to your inbox. Spooner, who admits to an ongoing prejudice against robots, believes the scientist was murdered. There are some bloody scene (seen in not much graphic) and intense action throughout. humans where robots are torn to bits and humans are thrown about, however it is almost all bloodless though. The new robot controls six smaller robots (known as "fingers") via it's posotronic field. They use the over-riding command of the first of the Three Laws in order to bring the errant robot back. mild sex references. "Robbie" tells the tale of a mute robot owned by the Weston family and in use as a nursemaid for their daughter Gloria. The thing with Folio editions is that it's not just a nice hardback with a different cover. He then decides that the power-source of the space station is the "Master" and builds a religion on this basis. I, ROBOT is inspired by a collection of Isaac Asimov stories; in those stories, basic laws for robot behavior are set down: 1) a robot cannot harm a human or allow one to be harmed; 2) a robot must obey human instructions less those instructions conflict with Law #1; and 3) a robot must protect himself unless doing so conflicts with Laws #1 and #2. The brief nudity is not a big deal. It solidified Asimov's reputation as a gifted author and is hugely influential within science fiction, the field of robotics and the larger world. However, that is probably the only aspect of this movie you could be disappointed by. One of the best I have ever seen. Since there are multiple stories in this book im only going to review one, this chapter is, Robbie. The problem is that Nestor has a slightly different version of the Three Laws - altered to prevent the "rescue" of humans from a type of radiation that they could actually safely stay in for a short time. Language was the big issue. It had a lot of product placements, but I didn't care. I, Robot is a wonderful novel full of clever ideas.

Brainy, charming, eco-friendly animated adventure. A MUST SEE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! "Robbie" also marks the beginning of Asimov's positronic robot series. overall a good tweens film but occasionly strong language and strong violence. I, Robot is very different than the book. In the 70s, when Asimov was still alive, Harlan Ellison got tapped to write a screenplay for I, Robot; but the script that we have is 270 pages long and Ellison was not shy about calling executives idiots, so this version never got made.Some people consider that a great shame; for instance, Asimov was reported to have said that this was the first adult science fiction movie.

Humans are also in danger: a scientist is dead and bloody on the ground having fallen from a great height; repeated flashbacks show a young girl trapped and drowning in a car; a great, military-like force of robots chase and try to kill humans. I, Robot (Robot #0.1), Isaac Asimov I, Robot is a fix up of science fiction short stories or essays by American writer Isaac Asimov. It's up to Powell and Donovan to manage the situation as best they can. Heavy on violent Robot versus Human action. Dr Susan Calvin is asked to help identify if the successful Lawyer and mayoral candidate Stephen Byerley is indeed human and not a life-like robot. There is PG-13 swearing (s**ts, a*shole, jacka*s) and a side profile of a naked will smith (nothing visible). The film was more suspenseful/scary than violent.

Spooner becomes a target himself as he pursues his theory against the wishes of the police establishment and in defiance of U.S. Robotics, a corporate giant. If you're in the mood for a PG-13, Sci-fi, action movie, this one of the best. 539. What to Watch, Read, and Play While Your Kids Are Stuck Indoors, Common Sense Selections for family entertainment, Stoke kids' love of reading with great summer stories, Teachers: Find the best edtech tools for your classroom with in-depth expert reviews, 6 formas de usar los medios para que los niños mantengan el español, Wide Open School: recursos para el aprendizaje a distancia, Which Side of History?

Quite a change from the original (a Law that becomes the Zeroth Law in Asimov's novel Robots and Empire) and a reminder of how far Robots have changed since the story of Robbie. Touching robot-kid friendship tale has great messages. A robot may not injure a human being or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm. I, ROBOT is well worth seeing. A few tense moments when the robots take over Chicago, but its short-lived and kinda dumb.I'll be glad to see Will in another role like "Enemy of the State." I first watched this film at 4 years old I loved it damn and hell aren't bad words and sex is minimal. "Evidence" was first published in the September 1946 issue of Astounding Science Fiction. How Technology Is Reshaping Democracy and Our Lives, Participate in DigCit Week with your kid by using curated activities from Wide Open School, Online Playdates, Game Nights, and Other Ways to Socialize at a Distance, Keeping Kids Motivated for Online Learning, Set limits for violence and more with Plus, Action-packed, violent, strong language - great film, 5 Tips to Make Family Movie Night a Success. Will Smith is a superb actor and the director creates a realistic future world. It is also considered to be the first volume in Asimov's Robots Series. A robot must obey the orders given it by human beings except where such orders would conflict with the First Law. Heroes come in all sizes, shapes, colors, and genders: African-American police officers and supervisors, female scientific expert, etc. Join now. I, Robot is a collection of nine short stories by Isaac Asimov, which originally appeared in Super Science Stories and Astounding Science Fiction between 1940 and 1950. Families can talk about technology. The stories originally appeared in the American magazines Super Science Stories and Astounding Science Fiction between 1940 and 1950 and were then compiled into a book for stand-alone publication by Gnome Press in 1950.

Police Detective Del Spooner (Will Smith) is called in to investigate. Because it's only gone and been printed by The Folio Society! "Runaround"  (first published in the March 1942 issue of Astounding Science Fiction) is the first story to feature the re-occuring characters Powell and Donovan and is the first time the Three Laws are explicitly mentioned. There is violence and death issues.