Endhiran (2010)

Chennai, India 2010, the mission on hand: Create an Andro-humanoid robot -- CHITTI -- whose purpose is to help humank kind and society wih a development time of 10 years. In effecti, Chitti is a human who is not born but created. He can do… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: October 1, 2010
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Critic Score: 67% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Joe Leydon

Endhiran -- The Robot provides maximum bang for its reported $34 million budget with a sensationally overstated and overwhelming mash-up of American-style, f/x-driven sci-fi spectacle and exuberant Bollywood-style songs, dance and romance.

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Simon Foster
Digital Retribution

Imagine the worst bits of Alex Proyas' I, Robot (2004) and Robert Greenwald's Xanadu (1980), cobbled together with a dash of Shaw's Pygmalion, and you get some grim picture as to what S. Shankar's grating extravaganza Robot has to offer.

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Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel

A melodramatic kitschy Indian musical about a robot built for national defense but who discovers his human side.

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Marc Savlov
Austin Chronicle

Good, bad, and weird in equal amounts, it's the best apocalyptic sci-fi-romcom-melodrama-dance-off date movie of the year.

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Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

Far too creative and imaginative to be passed over by discriminatory viewers turned off by the massive musical numbers.

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Flixster Audience Score: 79% Flixster User Reviews
AJ Verser
Although this was my first Bollywood movie, I had learned a bit about the genre previously, so I wasn't as surprised as some other people were by the… More
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Endhiran (The Robot) is the much-touted Indian sci-fi extravaganza that debuted last year. If you've seen the trailer, you'll have a pretty good idea… More
JY Skacto
S. Shankar doesn't hold back with <i>Endhiran</i>, as it delivers anything and everything.<p>Unsurprisingly, the film runs a lengthy 2… More
Sajin P A
If I really try to write down everything that sucks in this film, I'd probably end up writing a PhD dissertation. A 60 year old grandpa, who can barely… More