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The film entitled Robot and Frank is centered on the life of a guy named Frank who is a former prisoner and his experiences with his family. Frank, who had once been a notorious criminal, is at a stage in his life whereby he is losing his memory. Unfortunately for him at the time he is living alone in his house. His son known as Hunter who worked as a lawyer visits him on a weekly basis but started getting tired of doing so every week. In order to make up for not visiting his dad often as usual Hunter decides to buy a programmed robot to keep his father company at home as well as take care of him and provide him with all the assistance with his routines throughout the day.

At first, Frank is not comfortable having a robot around him but as time went on after he understands the way the robot is functioning, the things it can do as well as those it cannot do and he starts gaining interest in it and becomes fond of it. Frank and the robot started doing mischievous things such as stealing from the local library all in an attempt to get the librarians interest towards Frank.

After Frank's daughter, who was known as Madison, found out about her father and the robot she was not happy about it. So she decided to come back home and persuade her father to stop using it and take it away from the house. Frank refuses to let go of his robot and still keeps it in the house.

After stealing some jewels the theft was reported to the police and Frank was identified as a suspect. From that time on the police start monitoring his activities. At the end, Frank is taken to a brain center to get appropriate help.

Robot and Frank is an Science Fiction, Comedy, Drama, Crime movie that was released in 2012 and has a run time of 1 hr 29 min. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.1 and a MetaScore of 67.

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| 2012 | 1 hr 29 min | 7.1/10 | 67/100
Frank Langella, James Marsden, Liv Tyler, Peter Sarsgaard
Jake Schreier

Also directed by Jake Schreier

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