I, Robot
I, Robot (2004)

Director Alex Proyas (Dark City, The Crow) helmed this sci-fi thriller inspired by the stories in Isaac Asimov's nine-story anthology of the same name. In the future presented in the film, humans have become exceedingly dependent on… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: December 14, 2004
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Rotten Tomatoes™
Critic Score
58%
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User Score
70%



Critic Score: 58% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Bearing only the slightest resemblance to Isaac Asimov's short stories, I, Robot is a summer blockbuster that manages to make the audience think, if only for a little bit.

Rex Reed
New York Observer

For all its flaws, I, Robot is arresting to look at.

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Michael Atkinson
Village Voice

Rather than a thoughtful adaptation of a venerated piece of sci-fi lit, we get a dumbed-down litany of deliberate clichés and digital white noise.

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Renee Schonfeld
Common Sense Media

Will Smith almost redeems generic man vs. machine actioner.

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James Berardinelli
ReelViews

By adeptly combining action and ideas, it proves that Hollywood can still produce astonishing entertainment.

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Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper

... a slick, consistently entertaining thrill ride ...

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Cole Smithey
ColeSmithey.com

Pretty to look at but there's not much under the hood in this Isaac Asimov-based futuristic murder mystery...

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Stephanie Zacharek
Salon.com

Strives to be so many things that it ultimately falls away to nothing, a heap of expensive metal parts.

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Desson Thomson
Washington Post

For the most part, this is thrilling fun.

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Steve Biodrowski
ESplatter

It feels like an anonymous Hollywood studio film that overwhelmed the director with the demands to fashion a blockbuster vehicle for its star.

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Flixster Audience Score: 70% Flixster User Reviews
xGary Xx
When a prominent robotic scientist seemingly commits suicide, robot-hating detective Will Smith suspects that one of his creations is the true culprit. Well,… More
Daniel Perry
Two stars, because I feel asleep; one if I had stayed awake.
Phil Hubbs
So Hollywood took a classic collection of sci-fi literature and turned it into an action packed bullet time fest for Will Smith, hmmmmm. I think this film had… More
Apeneck Fletcher
Asimov's game changing speculation on "the next big thing" is prostituted into a Hollywood moneymaker: flashy, toothy, and vacuous. Two minutes… More
Albert Kim
What bothered me about "I, Robot" was how pretentious it was to have Will Smith as the main character. The humor didn't flow smoothly but the… More
Directors Cat
Although I, Robot is only a loose adaption of the amazing and gripping short stories it manages to make the audience think and is actually smarter than… More

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