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I, robot / Twentieth Century Fox presents ; in association with Mediastream IV ; directed by Alex Proyas ; screenplay by Jeff Vintar and Akiva Goldsman ; screen story by Jeff Vintar ; produced by Laurence Mark, John Davis, Topher Dow, Wyck Godfrey ; a Davis Entertainment Company/Laurence Mark/Overbrook Films production ; an Alex Proyas film.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Wayne/Pike Local Consortium.

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Wayne County Public Library DVD SCIFI IRO (Text) 31843000747267 New DVD Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (115 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen edition.
  • Publisher: Beverly Hills, CA : Twentieth Century Fox Film Corp., [2004]
  • Distributor: Beverly Hills, CA : Distributed by Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment

Content descriptions

General Note:
Suggested by Isaac Asimov's book.
Originally produced as an American motion picture in 2004.
Special features: Commentary by director Alex Proyas and screenwriter Akiva Goldsman [optional audio]; The making of "I, Robot" [featurette] (13 min.); Still gallery [slideshow]; Trailer (32 sec.); Inside look [previews] (7 min.).
Formatted Contents Note:
Opening titles -- Del Spooner -- Spoonerville -- The chase -- Police station -- Dr. Lanning's hologram -- Lawrence Robertson -- Susan Calvin's tour of USR -- Sonny -- Factory floor -- Caught -- The interrogation -- The cafe -- Lanning's house -- The end of a long day -- NS-5 rollout -- Following bread crumbs -- "You are experiencing a car accident" -- One on one -- The cavalry arrives -- Two sons -- Spooner's past -- The bike -- Sonny's dream -- Robertson's office -- Shell game -- Ghosts in the machine -- Father and son -- Ambush -- NS-5s come on-line -- Robot wars -- The back door -- The standoff -- VIKI level -- Unauthorized entry -- "Save her!" -- Reconciliation -- Sonny's future -- End titles.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Simon Duggan ; production designer, Patrick Tatopoulos ; film editors, Richard Learoyd, Armen Minasian, William Hoy ; music by Marco Beltrami ; visual effects supervisor, John Nelson ; costume designer, Elizabeth Keogh Palmer.
Participant or Performer Note:
Will Smith (Del Spooner), Bridget Moynahan (Susan Calvin), Bruce Greenwood (Lawrence Robertson), James Cromwell (Dr. Alfred Lanning), Chi McBride (Lt. John Bergin), Shia LaBeouf (Farber), Alan Tudyk (Sonny).
Summary, etc.:
Chicago, 2035. Detective Del Spooner distrusts robots. But why? The Three Laws of Robotics form a perfect circle of logic and protection for humans--all robots are "3 laws safe" from the instant they roll off the assembly line. When U.S. Robotics founder Dr. Alfred Lanning apparently commits suicide, Spooner is assigned to investigate. It appears that Dr. Lanning, the father of robotics, was murdered by a prototype of the latest generation robot, an NS-5 named Sonny. Dr. Susan Calvin, a specialist in robot psychology is assigned to assist Spooner. She cannot believe that a robot could commit a crime, let alone a murder. That would mean the Sonny has violated the Three Laws. If robots can break the laws, there is nothing to stop them from taking over the world, since humans have grown completely dependent upon them. Perhaps ... they already have?
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: Rated PG-13 for intense stylized action, and some brief partial nudity; Canadian Home Video rating: PG for violence, coarse language.
System Details Note:
DVD; Region 1, NTSC; DTS, 5.1 Dolby surround, Dolby surround; anamorphic widescreen presentation, preserving the 2.35:1 aspect ratio of the original theatrical exhibition.
Language Note:
In English, dubbed French, or dubbed Spanish with optional subtitles in English or Spanish; closed-captioned.
Subject: Robots > Drama.
Murder > Drama.
Police > Drama.
Conspiracies > Drama.
Homicide investigation > Drama.
Man-woman relationships > Drama.
Chicago (Ill.) > Drama.
Genre: American fiction > Film adaptations.
Feature films.
Science fiction films.
Films for the hearing impaired.
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