Best Robot Movies

Whether they're clanky and clumsy or sleek and graceful, the robots in our favorite robot films make for memorable metal characters. Our collection has something for kids of all ages, and even though they aren't human, these robots can still tickle your funny bone, inspire a tear or two, or even get you thinking critically about how we use technology in our lives. So recharge your batteries with one of these great films, and afterward get tinkering with these great tools for young engineers and inventors.

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Robots

age 5+

Endearing "follow your dreams" story with plenty of laughs.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2005)
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WALL-E

age 5+

Brainy, charming, eco-friendly animated adventure.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2008)
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Cody the Robosapien

age 6+

Buddy adventure between robot, tween stresses friendship.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2013)
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The Iron Giant

age 6+

Touching robot-kid friendship tale has great messages.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 1999)
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Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius

age 6+

Stylish 3-D computer animation, good characters.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2001)
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Terra Willy

age 6+

Animated alien adventure has learning, empathy, teamwork.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2019)
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Astro Boy

age 7+

Action-packed adventure a fun bet for young superhero fans.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2009)
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The Adventure of A.R.I.: My Robot Friend

age 7+

Fun robot movie with teen heroes has suspense, mild action.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2020)
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Big Hero 6

age 7+

Awesome origin story is action-packed, deals with grief.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2014)
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The Incredibles

age 7+

Top-notch, action-packed fun for the entire family.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2004)
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Meet the Robinsons

age 7+

Clever but sometimes scary time-travel adventure.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2007)
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Star Wars: Episode IV: A New Hope

age 7+

Sci-fi action classic perfect for sharing with kids.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 1977)
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The Mitchells vs. the Machines

age 8+

Action-packed family adventure tackles tech dependence.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2021)
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Ron's Gone Wrong

age 8+

Animated adventure explores friendship, tech use, bullying.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2021)
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Transformers Prime Beast Hunters: Predacons Rising

age 8+

Action-packed animated sequel is best for die-hard fans.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2013)
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Treasure Planet

age 9+

Outer-space pirate treasure hunt lots of fun; fab animation.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2002)
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After Yang

age 10+

Nuanced, touching futuristic drama about a family's android.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2022)
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Bumblebee

age 11+

Better-than-expected Transformers prequel is big on action.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2018)
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Zathura: A Space Adventure

age 10+

Sci-fi adventure has salty language, peril, violence.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2005)
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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

age 11+

Epic but violent adventure offers diversity, role models.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2016)
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