Meet The Robinsons

Last Updated on: January 20th, 2024

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Meet The Robinsons Description

Meet The Robinsons (2007 Movie)

“Meet the Robinsons” is an animated science fiction comedy film released by Walt Disney Pictures in 2007. The movie is loosely based on the children’s book “A Day with Wilbur Robinson” by William Joyce. It tells the story of a young orphan named Lewis who is a brilliant inventor with a passion for creating gadgets.

Lewis is determined to find a family to adopt him, and during a science fair, he creates a memory scanner in the hope of using it to recall memories of his birth mother. However, the scanner is stolen by a mysterious stranger named Bowler Hat Guy and his evil hat-wearing bowler hat named Doris.

While trying to retrieve his invention, Lewis encounters a boy named Wilbur Robinson, who claims to be a time traveler from the future. Wilbur takes Lewis to the year 2037, where he meets the eccentric and chaotic Robinson family. Lewis learns that Wilbur is trying to protect him from Bowler Hat Guy, who plans to use the memory scanner for evil purposes.

As Lewis spends time with the Robinsons, he discovers the importance of family, embracing the future, and learning from mistakes. Along the way, Lewis and Wilbur must work together to thwart Bowler Hat Guy’s plans and protect the future.

“Meet the Robinsons” is known for its heartwarming and optimistic theme of family, time-traveling adventures, and its unique and quirky characters. The film combines humor, emotion, and action to deliver an enjoyable and inspiring story.

The movie’s animation style is visually appealing, with a blend of traditional and computer-generated animation. It features a lively and upbeat soundtrack that complements the film’s energetic and adventurous tone.

“Meet the Robinsons” received positive reviews for its engaging story and positive messages, encouraging audiences to keep moving forward, embracing their own uniqueness, and cherishing the importance of family bonds. It remains a beloved film among Disney fans for its heartwarming themes and imaginative storytelling.

Meet The Robinsons Fun Facts

  1. The film is loosely based on the children’s book “A Day with Wilbur Robinson” by William Joyce.
  2. Meet the Robinsons was released in both 2D and Disney Digital 3D formats and was the first film from Disney to be released exclusively in Disney Digital 3D.
  3. The film tells the story of a young orphan named Lewis who travels to the future in order to find his family.
  4. Meet the Robinsons was directed by Stephen J. Anderson, who also worked on the films Tarzan and The Emperor’s New Groove.
  5. The film features a voice cast that includes Tom Selleck, Angela Bassett, Laurie Metcalf, Adam West, and Tom Kenny.
  6. The film’s soundtrack features songs by artists such as Rufus Wainwright and The All-American Rejects.
  7. The film’s message of perseverance and innovation is highlighted by its famous quote “Keep moving forward,” which is also attributed to Walt Disney himself.
  8. The film was followed by a short film called “Aunt Bill’s Marshmallow Fiasco” which was included on the DVD and Blu-ray release of the film.

Meet The Robinsons Cast

Meet The Robinsons Crew
  • Director: Stephen  Anderson
  • Producer: Dorothy McKim
  • Music: Danny Elfman

Additional Details

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  • Year Released: 2007
  • Type of Movie: Animated
  • Box Office: $169.3 million
  • IMDB Link

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