Robot Overlords


Robot Overlords

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The adults lost the war and now the kids must save the world! Robots rule the streets and the people are locked in their homes. Stepping outside risks being vaporised by a hulking Sentry or picked off by a lethal Sniper. Through the ruins of Britain a group of kids set out to join the Resistance. Hot on their heels however is their old teacher turned robot collaborator Mr Smythe.

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Critic Reviews for Robot Overlords

All Critics (18) | Top Critics (4)

  • Surprises are few and far between, but what makes it a bit better than average compared to other live-action kids' films is the jaunty banter.

    Jun 29, 2015 | Full Review…
  • The pic's general good humor - plus the tony adult presence of Gillian Anderson and Ben Kingsley - compensates to some degree for its cheapjack construction, but not enough to extend its appeal far beyond pre-teens in Blighty.

    Apr 2, 2015 | Full Review…

    Guy Lodge

    Top Critic
  • Robot Overlords would be better as a children's television series than a cinema release, despite the presence of Ben Kingsley and Gillian Anderson.

    Mar 27, 2015 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

    Kate Muir

    Times (UK)
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  • It's brisk enough, and Wright's fondness for types sustains it: there are well-judged contributions from Ben Kingsley as a snippy collaborator, and Tamer Hassan as the guvnor of a pub in permanent lockdown.

    Mar 26, 2015 | Full Review…

    Mike McCahill

    Top Critic
  • Lively action on a low budget.

    Apr 9, 2016 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…
  • While Robot Overlords looks like it's been made on the budget of a Doctor Who episode and features binary acting, there is enough spirit to entertain.

    Dec 29, 2015 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

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