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.
John Williams used Richard Strauss' "Der Rosenkavalier" waltz in the underscore during the approach to Rouge City. This was a done to honor Stanley Kubrick, who left few notes regarding the music, except to tell Steven Spielberg that this Strauss waltz should appear in the movie. Williams refers to his score, which contains several musical allusions to Kubrick's movies, in addition to the waltz, as his "homage a Kubrick".
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 ...
In the Flesh Fair, when the "nanny" robot is dissolved under the shower of acid, the acid was transported in and dumped from tin buckets. Any acid that acted that quickly on the mecha would have eaten through a metal bucket just as quickly, thus the worker who carried the bucket would never had had time to carry it to and make it up that ladder.
For Stanley Kubrick.
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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