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Astro boy [DVD videorecording]

Contributor(s): Cage, Nicolas | Bell, Kristen | Theron, Charlize | Jackson, Samuel L | Nighy, Bill | Highmore, Freddie | Sutherland, Donald | Levy, Eugene | Lane, Nathan.
Material type: FilmFilmPublisher: [United States] : Summit Entertainment, 2010Edition: Widescreen ed.Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 94 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.Subject(s): Animated | Action / Adventure | Sci-FiGenre/Form: Animated.Cast: Bill Nighy, Samuel L. Jackson, Nathan Lane, Eugene Levy, Nicolas Cage, Donald Sutherland, Kristen Bell, Charlize Theron, Freddie Highmore.Summary: Set in futuristic Metro City, Astro Boy is about a young robot with incredible powers created by a brilliant scientist in the image of the son he has lost. Unable to fulfill the grieving man's expectations, our hero embarks on a journey in search of acceptance, experiencing betrayal and a netherworld of robot gladiators, before he returns to save Metro City and reconcile with the father who rejected him.Review: "Astro Boy is better than most of its recent competitors, such as Monsters vs. Aliens and Kung Fu Panda."--Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-TimesReview: "A marvelously designed piece of cartoon kinetics."--Entertainment WeeklyReview: "A sweet and endearing movie. Attention, kids: It's also packed with action!"--New York Post
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DVD DVD Hazel Green Branch
Juvenile audiovisual
Juvenile materials JDVD AST (Browse shelf) 2 Available 31562015229612
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Juvenile audiovisual
Juvenile materials JDVD AST (Browse shelf) 1 Available 31562012720936
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Bill Nighy, Samuel L. Jackson, Nathan Lane, Eugene Levy, Nicolas Cage, Donald Sutherland, Kristen Bell, Charlize Theron, Freddie Highmore.

DVD.

English, Spanish audio; Spanish subtitles.

English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.

MPAA rating: PG.

Set in futuristic Metro City, Astro Boy is about a young robot with incredible powers created by a brilliant scientist in the image of the son he has lost. Unable to fulfill the grieving man's expectations, our hero embarks on a journey in search of acceptance, experiencing betrayal and a netherworld of robot gladiators, before he returns to save Metro City and reconcile with the father who rejected him.

"Astro Boy is better than most of its recent competitors, such as Monsters vs. Aliens and Kung Fu Panda."--Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times

"A marvelously designed piece of cartoon kinetics."--Entertainment Weekly

"A sweet and endearing movie. Attention, kids: It's also packed with action!"--New York Post

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