GenreAnimation, Sci-Fi, Action
Release DateOctober 23, 2009
Production Budget$40 millions
Official Siteclick here
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Cast and Crew
- Freddie Highmore as Astro Boy (voice)
- Nicolas Cage as Dr. Tenma (voice)
- Kristen Bell as Cora (voice)
- Donald Sutherland as General Stone (voice)
- Nathan Lane as Ham Egg (voice)
- Bill Nighy as Dr. Elefun (voice)
- Eugene Levy as Orrin (voice)
- Madeline Carroll
- Alan Tudyk as Mr. Squeegee/Scrapheap Head/Stinger Two (voice)
- Charlize Theron as 'Our Friends' Narrator (voice)
- Sterling Beaumon
- Matt Lucas as Sparx (voice)
A thrilling tale of a true hero, "Astro Boy" is an all-new, feature film full of action, adventure, humor and heart.
Set in futuristic Metro City, "Astro Boy" is about a young robot with incredible powers created by a brilliant scientist named Tenma (Nicolas Cage). Powered by positive "blue" energy, Astro Boy (Freddie Highmore) is endowed with super strength, x-ray vision, unbelievable speed and the ability to fly.
Embarking on a journey in search of acceptance, Astro Boy encounters many other colorful characters along the way. Through his adventures, he learns the joys and emotions of being human, and gains the strength to embrace his destiny. Ultimately learning his friends and family are in danger, Astro Boy marshals his awesome super powers and returns to Metro City in a valiant effort to save everything he cares about and to understand what it takes to be a hero.