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 Movie Poster Image
Endearing "follow your dreams" story with plenty of laughs.
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(Release Year: 2005)
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WALL-E Movie Poster Image
Brainy, charming, eco-friendly animated adventure.
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(Release Year: 2008)
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Cody the Robosapien Movie Poster Image
Buddy adventure between robot, tween stresses friendship.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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The Iron Giant Movie Poster Image
Touching robot-kid friendship tale has great messages.
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(Release Year: 1999)
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Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius Movie Poster Image
Stylish 3-D computer animation, good characters.
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(Release Year: 2001)
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Terra Willy Movie Poster Image
Animated alien adventure has learning, empathy, teamwork.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Astro Boy Movie Poster Image
Action-packed adventure a fun bet for young superhero fans.
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(Release Year: 2009)
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The Adventure of A.R.I.: My Robot Friend Movie Poster Image
Fun robot movie with teen heroes has suspense, mild action.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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Big Hero 6 Movie Poster Image
Awesome origin story is action-packed, deals with grief.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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The Incredibles Movie Poster Image
Top-notch, action-packed fun for the entire family.
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(Release Year: 2004)
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Meet the Robinsons Movie Poster Image
Clever but sometimes scary time-travel adventure.
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(Release Year: 2007)
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Star Wars: Episode IV: A New Hope Movie Poster Image
Sci-fi action classic perfect for sharing with kids.
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(Release Year: 1977)
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The Mitchells vs. the Machines Movie Poster Image
Action-packed family adventure tackles tech dependence.
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(Release Year: 2021)
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Transformers Prime Beast Hunters: Predacons Rising Movie Poster Image
Action-packed animated sequel is best for die-hard fans.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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Treasure Planet Movie Poster Image
Outer-space pirate treasure hunt lots of fun; fab animation.
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(Release Year: 2002)
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Bumblebee Movie Poster Image
Better-than-expected Transformers prequel is big on action.
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(Release Year: 2018)
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Zathura: A Space Adventure Movie Poster Image
Sci-fi adventure has salty language, peril, violence.
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(Release Year: 2005)
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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Movie Poster Image
Epic but violent adventure offers diversity, role models.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Spaceballs Movie Poster Image
Goofy '80s parody has cursing, violence, innuendo.
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(Release Year: 1987)
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2001: A Space Odyssey Movie Poster Image
Kubrick's sci-fi masterpiece is still relevant.
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(Release Year: 1968)
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Metropolis Movie Poster Image
Legendary silent sci-fi masterpiece has semi-nudity, riots.
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(Release Year: 2010)
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Pacific Rim Movie Poster Image
Loud robots vs. monsters movie could have used more heart.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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Real Steel Movie Poster Image
Predictable but fun fight movie has lots of robot action.
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(Release Year: 2011)
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A.I.: Artificial Intelligence Movie Poster Image
Provocative sci-fi film has some mature themes.
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(Release Year: 2001)
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Avengers: Age of Ultron Movie Poster Image
Superheroes reteam for entertaining, action-packed sequel.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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I, Robot Movie Poster Image
Will Smith almost redeems generic man vs. machine actioner.
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(Release Year: 2004)
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Robot & Frank Movie Poster Image
Offbeat sci-fi buddy movie isn't likely to attract teens.
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(Release Year: 2012)
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Westworld (1973) Movie Poster Image
Classic man-vs.-machine adventure is funny but violent.
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(Release Year: 1973)
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Ghost in the Shell Movie Poster Image
Visually slick but uneven action film is dark, violent.
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(Release Year: 2017)
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RoboCop (2014) Movie Poster Image
Lots of gun violence in super-cop sci-fi remake.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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The Terminator Movie Poster Image
Terrific sci-fi action, but too violent for some.
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(Release Year: 1984)
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Terminator 2: Judgment Day Movie Poster Image
Thrilling sci-fi action sequel has lots of violence.
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(Release Year: 1991)
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Blade Runner Movie Poster Image
A dark, philosophical sci-fi drama for older teens.
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(Release Year: 1982)
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Blade Runner 2049 Movie Poster Image
Mature sci-fi sequel is almost as good as the original.
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(Release Year: 2017)
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Ex Machina Movie Poster Image
Brilliant, emotional, mature sci-fi tale could be a classic.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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