PG | | Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
An android endeavors to become human as he gradually acquires emotions.
Chris Columbus later admitted that although he wanted to direct the film to work in science fiction for the first time, the production ended up being more work than he was ready for and there should have been a different director.
'Miss' Grace Martin - Age 9:
Oh, Aaaandreeeew! Could you come up?
Andrew Martin: Yes, miss?
'Miss' Grace Martin - Age 9: Andrew, would you please open the window?
Andrew Martin: One is glad to be of service.
Andrew Martin: A lovely breeze!
'Miss' Grace Martin - Age 9: Now jump.
'Miss' Grace Martin - Age 9: No! Out the window!
Sir: Did you hear something?
'Ma'am' Martin: An earthquake?
The delivery van that brings Andrew is supposed to be Electric, but it has a tailpipe which are not required for this type of vehicle. This is not a goof if the vehicle is a hydrogen or similarly powered vehicle which while running on electricity would have a water by-product which needs an exhaust pipe.
$8,234,926 (USA) (19 December 1999)
$58,220,776 (USA) (28 May 2000)