PG-13 | | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
A highly advanced robotic boy longs to become "real" so that he can regain the love of his human mother.
Director Steven Spielberg cast Kathryn Morris in the role of rock star Teenage Honey after seeing her in The Contender (2000). To prepare for the role, Morris took guitar lessons and singing lessons. Spielberg then cast Morris in Minority Report (2002). During the shooting of that movie, Spielberg was simultaneously editing this movie and Morris' scenes ended up on the cutting-room floor (though she is still credited). Morris told nymag.com "When I saw Steven on the set, he was like, 'Kath, I am so sorry. Do you hate me?' I said, 'You know, somehow me sitting here with you on the set of your film, working opposite Tom Cruise, makes it kind of okay.'"
Those were the years after the ice caps had melted... because of the greenhouse gases, and the oceans had risen drown so many cities... along all the shorelines of the world. Amsterdam, Venice, New York - Forever lost. Millions of people were ...
When Monica reads the notes that David has written, the number of pages in her hand change between shots.
In theatrical previews, on one of the final credit frames, the Hebrew word "Chochmoh", meaning wisdom or knowledge, is written in small red letters.
For the U.S. theatrical release, the Warner Bros. logo appeared before the Dreamworks logo at the beginning of the film, and the poster credits said, "Warner Bros. and Dreamworks Pictures present." Since the U.S. version's home video/DVD rights are owned by Dreamworks, the Dreamworks logo at the beginning of the movie appears before the Warner Bros. logo, and the back of the box's cover art says, "Dreamworks Pictures and Warner Bros. present."
$29,352,630 (USA) (1 July 2001)
$78,616,689 (USA) (23 September 2001)
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