Astro Boy

Astro Boy

Director: David Bowers Cast: Freddie Highmore, Kristen Bell, Nicolas Cage

DVD (Wide Screen / Subtitled)

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Overview

A young robot with incredible powers, super strength, and the purest spirit on the planet discovers the joys of being human while embarking on a worldwide journey to discover his true potential in this animated update of Osamu Tezuka's classic anime story. Astro Boy (Freddie Highmore) is a young robot from futuristic Metro City. Created by a brilliant scientist named Tenma (Nicolas Cage), and powered by pure positive "blue" energy that gives him such abilities as x-ray vision, inhuman speed, and flight, the wide-eyed android longs to find his true place in the world. He sets out on an epic journey that brings him face to face with an underworld army of robots and some of the strangest creatures ever to walk the Earth, and along the way learns to experience human feelings and emotions. Astro Boy's remarkable mission of discovery is suddenly cut short, however, when he learns that his friends and family back in Metro City are in grave danger. As Astro Boy prepares to face off against his greatest adversary in order to save everything he cares most about, he realizes that only through victory will he finally discover what it takes to be a hero.

Product Details

Release Date: 03/16/2010
UPC: 0025192058417
Original Release: 2009
Rating: PG
Source: Summit Inc/Lionsgate
Region Code: 1
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Sound: [Dolby AC-3 Surround Sound]
Time: 1:34:00
Sales rank: 33,324

Special Features

Two all-new animated sequences:astro vs the junkyard pirates; Inside the recording booth; Designing a hero; Building metro city; The rrf in: the new recruit; Astro Boy image gallery: creating a global icon; Getting the Astro Boy look

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Freddie Highmore Astro Boy
Kristen Bell Cora
Nicolas Cage Dr. Tenma
Bill Nighy Dr. Elefun,Robotsky
Nathan Lane Hamegg
Donald Sutherland President Stone
Eugene Levy Orrin
Ryan Stiles Mr. Moustachio
Madeline Carroll Widget
Matt Lucas Sparx
David Bowers Mike the Fridge
Elle Fanning Grace
Samuel L. Jackson Zog
David Alan Grier Mr. Squirt
Alan Tudyk Mr. Squeegee
Dee Bradley Baker Trashcan
Moisés Arias Zane
Bob Logan Stinger One
Newell Alexander General Heckler
Sterling Beaumont Sludge
Sofia Bowers The Little Stinker
Charlize Theron "Our Friends" Narrator

Technical Credits
David Bowers Director,Original Story,Screenwriter
Robert Anich Editor
Jim Bolt Sound Mixer
Desmond Chan Production Manager
Maryann Garger Producer
Timothy Hyde Harris Screenwriter
Todd Homme Musical Direction/Supervision
Francis Kao Executive Producer
Cecil Kramer Executive Producer
Linda Lamontagne Casting
Sefine Leung Production Manager
Tony Matthews Production Manager
Samuel Michlap Production Designer
John Ottman Score Composer
Jane Poole-Graenitz Costumes/Costume Designer
Jake Rowell Art Director
Ken Tsumura Executive Producer
Elliot Tyson Sound Mixer
Pepe Valencia Cinematographer
Paul Wang Executive Producer
Emerald Wong Production Manager

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Astro Boy
1. Our Friends, the Robots [5:25]
2. Ministry of Science [7:13]
3. A Perfect Replica [5:00]
4. Home Schooling [4:59]
5. This is So Cool [4:15]
6. Everyone Has Their Destiny [2:33]
7. Collect the Core [4:04]
8. You're One of Us Now [3:49]
9. Call Me Astro [4:49]
10. This is Home to Us [5:31]
11. Walking Up ZOG [3:49]
12. Hidden Talents [:42]
13. The Secret Weapon [5:05]
14. Robot Games [2:50]
15. The Experiment is Over [6:33]
16. Help the Humans [6:11]
17. This is My Destiny [5:18]
18. I Was Made Ready [3:55]

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Astro Boy 4.4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
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This movie had a fun, action filled story and many endearing characters. Although Astro boy is targeted for a younger audience, adults can enjoy it too. I would definitely recommend this movie: its so much better than many of the low-quality kid's movies today.
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