Meet the Robinsons
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An orphan who dreams of someday finding a family to call his own finds his fate taking an unexpected turn when a mysterious stranger named Wilbur Robinson transports him into the future. Based on the book A Day With Wilbur Robinson by William Joyce, Meet the Robinsons tells the story of a boy with a lifelong wish to belong, and shows what happens when he meets an incredible collection of characters who just might have the power to make his wildest fantasies come true. The film's all-star cast of vocal contributors -- including Angela Bassett, Kelly Ripa, Tom Selleck, Adam West, Steve Zahn,… More
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 66%

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"What might have been a bland Back to the Future rip-off suddenly hums with a screwball sensibility chockablock with singing gangster frogs and evil bowler hats."
‑ Stephen Garrett, Time Out New York
"Meet the Robinsons is surely one of the worst theatrically released animated features issued under the Disney label in quite some time."
‑ A.O. Scott, New York Times
"Flashes of wit and whimsy notwithstanding, the future is just as sentimentalized as the past."
‑ Tom Meek, Boston Phoenix
"...the movie possesses an unusually bright and colorful sense of style that immediately sets it apart from its increasingly plentiful brethren."
‑ David Nusair, Reel Film Reviews
"Despite its obvious shortcomings, Meet the Robinsons left me wanting a little more. It's been a long, long time since a Disney film without a little lamp logo at the beginning has made me feel that way."
‑ Ryan Cracknell, Movie Views
"Whether you see this loony, feel-good comedy in 3-D or in regular vision, it's a lot of fun."
‑ Richard Roeper, Ebert & Roeper
"A fast paced, high energy offering; it passes by in a breeze and is enjoyable enough that I'm willing to forgive the two awful songs (one near the beginning, one near the end) and recommend it."
‑ James Berardinelli, ReelViews
"A baby being left on the doorstep of an orphanage has been done many times, yet Meet the Robinsons makes it feel new again, and not just because of the fantastic 3-D technology."
‑ Jeff Bayer, The Scorecard Review
"Clever time-travel adventure for the whole clan."
‑ Sandie Angulo Chen, Common Sense Media
"...a movie with its heart in the right place and its computers heading off in all different directions."
‑ John J. Puccio, Movie Metropolis
"The first 20 minutes of this competently animated kids' adventure are entertaining enough. But thereafter, the plot fractures, the pace goes into overdrive and the jokes wear thin."
‑ Derek Adams, Time Out
"Meet the Robinsons has six writers credited to a picture that has maybe five good laughs. And at least four of those writers must have had advanced cases of attention deficit disorder."
‑ Peter Hartlaub, San Francisco Chronicle
"A hilarious and adorable science fiction film with great animation, top notch voice work, and sharp humor..."
‑ Felix Vasquez Jr., Cinema Crazed
"Pleasant but insubstantial, and with characters whose eccentricities feel just a tad forced and artificial, this is a mild diversion of a film."
‑ Brian Webster, Apollo Guide
"A film of terribly alienating character design (so many pinchy faces and tiny eyes!) blended with very plastic-y backgrounds."
‑ Tim Brayton, Antagony & Ecstasy
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