PG | | Animation, Action, Comedy
When an android replica of a boy is rejected by his aggrieved creator, he goes off to find his own identity in an adventure that would make him the greatest hero of his time.
Initially, Imagi Animation Studios wanted to redesign the shape of Astro Boy's face to make him look a little bit more grown-up. Tezuka Productions objected to such changes. Eventually a compromise was achieved whereby Astro Boy's face was only ... ...
The Little Stinker:
Will you play with us?
Astro Boy: Us?
The Little Stinker: Yes, us!
The number of reporters waiting for president Stone near the end of the movie keeps changing from 11 to 16 between shots.
After the end credits, a card stating "When in Hong Kong, visit Imagi Studios" The art is the same classic style as the opening, with a tram touring a back lot. This is much like what Universal studios did at the end of their films.
Composed by Roger-Roger (as Roger Roger)
Courtesy of APM Music LLC
$6,702,923 (USA) (25 October 2009)
$19,548,064 (USA) (17 January 2010)
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