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Robot Overlords (2014)

PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi | 3 July 2015 (USA)
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Earth has been conquered by robots from a distant galaxy. Survivors are confined to their houses and must wear electronic implants, risking incineration by robot sentries if they venture outside.

Director:

Jon Wright

Writers:

Mark Stay (screenplay by), Jon Wright (screenplay by)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ben Kingsley ... Robin Smythe
Gillian Anderson ... Kate
Callan McAuliffe ... Sean Flynn
Ella Hunt ... Alexandra
James Tarpey James Tarpey ... Nathan
Milo Parker ... Connor
Craig Garner ... Mediator 452
Steven Mackintosh ... Danny
Tamer Hassan ... Wayne
Geraldine James ... Monique
Roy Hudd ... Morse Code Martin
David McSavage ... Watchmaker / Donald
Lalor Roddy ... Swann / Survivor
Justin Salinger ... Connor's Dad
Jonathan McAndrew Jonathan McAndrew ... VC Teen
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Storyline

Alien robots come to Earth and assert their control over humanity. They claim that they only want to observe humanity. They enforce a strict no one allowed outside rule. They implant humans with a device that alerts sentries to anyone who goes outside and if they refuse to comply they are destroyed. They also employ humans to be their proctors. One of these men is Robin Smythe. He tries to get Kate Flynn to be his wife but she still mourns her husband whom Smythe says died. But her son Sean, doesn't believe it. He sends messages out asking anyone who knows anything about his father to tell him. One day he and three young people are fooling around when they discover that they turned off their implant. That's when they go outside and someone answers Sean's message and tells him where his father is. So he goes out to find him But Smythe pursues him and brings his mother as leverage. And when the robots corner Sean he somehow manages to control them. So the Robots are curious why he can ... Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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Robots never lie.......


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sci-fi action and violence, sexual references and a crude gesture | See all certifications »

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Country:

UK | Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 July 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Robot Overlords See more »

Filming Locations:

Northern Ireland, UK See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$21,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$943,502
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The robot's cube shaped spaceships is a plausible nod to the Borg Cubes in Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987) and Star Trek: First Contact (1996). See more »

Goofs

When Smythe (Ben Kingsley) is shot and falls over a wall an onto a pile of tarps/garbage, a safety cable is briefly seen immediately when the POV changes from the fall to him getting up. See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.185 (2013) See more »

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Robots Never Lie
[Performed] by Mat Zo
Written and Produced by Mat Zo (as Matan Zohar)
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watchable low budget teen movie
30 October 2015 | by starman-waSee all my reviews

For some reason this movie reminded me of a Famous Five story - possible because when I started watching it I didn't know it was aimed at a pre-teen to teen audience, however that soon became clear...

Group of kids on an adventure to save humanity from robots that have overrun the Earth and made everyone prisoners in their own homes.

Low budget, but surprisingly good effects and acting, story line that flows well, but not much to it and most of the situations the are not realistic.

I don't really think this one is for the Sci-Fi fans - there's just not enough Sci and too much Fi!

Would appeal to ages 10 to 16 or so, not much of a target audience which is why this film is getting low scores.

I give it 6 because it is good for a low budget movie and deserves more credit than it is getting.


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