PG | | Action, Adventure, Mystery
After New York City receives a series of attacks from giant flying robots, a reporter teams up with a pilot in search of their origin, as well as the reason for the disappearances of famous scientists around the world.
To increase flexibility with the film's editing process, Kerry Conran shot each of the dozens of extras (who weren't physically interacting with the main characters) individually on the blue screen, so that he could manipulate them in the final shot to his own ... ...
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During robots scene in the beginning Polly dropped the camera and it rolled and fell through the sewer shaft. She tries to reach it and as she touch it it rolls out of her reach. The straps are even further from her reach, but in the next scene she reaches the camera by the strap.
Laurence Olivier is given a major on-screen credit, despite only being in the film through archive footage and having another actor voice his character's lines.
English, Tibetan, German
$15,580,278 (USA) (19 September 2004)
$37,760,080 (USA) (19 December 2004)