History Film / AIArtificialIntelligence

22nd Sep '16 2:30:59 PM eroock
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You get '''''A.I.: Artificial Intelligence'''''.

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You get '''''A.''A.I.: Artificial Intelligence'''''.
Intelligence''.
25th Aug '16 12:48:04 PM kyeo
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** When Johnson-Johnson is rounding up the stray robots, he repeatedly calls out "Any old iron!" This is an in-joke, as that was a phrase that junkmen used to call out in the streets in Great Britain's earlier days, and actually became the title of a famous turn-of the century [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a4GdWK_WoNs music hall hit.]]
3rd Aug '16 8:51:47 PM Eagal
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** GainaxEnding: [[spoiler:However it is implied, by her complete devotion to David and that she doesn't seem to recall Henry and Martin, that this isn't an authentic or exact copy of Monica but one imperfect clone tailor-made to fulfil David's desires, a role very similar to the one David filled towards the original Monica.]]
* [[BlackDudeDiesFirst Black Robot Dies First]]
* {{Bookends}}: In the first act [[spoiler:Henry gives David to Monica as an imperfect ReplacementGoldfish of her sick son. During that time, Monica hides him in a closet and calls it hide and seek, he watches her preparing coffee, has a bad incident in Martin's birthday party and he cuts a lock of Monica's hair after Martin tricks him.]] In the third act [[spoiler:the future mechas give to David a Monica clone with no memory of Henry and Martin (therefore, not the authentic item). He prepares him coffee, they play hide-and-seek with Teddy, she combs his hair and they celebrate David's birthday.]]
* BreakTheCutie

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** GainaxEnding: [[spoiler:However it is implied, by her complete devotion to David and that she doesn't seem to recall Henry and Martin, that this isn't an authentic or exact copy of Monica but one imperfect clone tailor-made to fulfil David's desires, a role very similar to the one David filled towards the original Monica.]]
* [[BlackDudeDiesFirst Black Robot Dies First]]
* {{Bookends}}: In the first act [[spoiler:Henry gives David to Monica as an imperfect ReplacementGoldfish of her sick son. During that time, Monica hides him in a closet and calls it hide and seek, he watches her preparing coffee, has a bad incident in Martin's birthday party and he cuts a lock of Monica's hair after Martin tricks him.]] In the third act [[spoiler:the future mechas give to David a Monica clone with no memory of Henry and Martin (therefore, not the authentic item). He prepares him coffee, they play hide-and-seek with Teddy, she combs his hair and they celebrate David's birthday.]]
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* GainaxEnding: [[spoiler:However it is implied, by her complete devotion to David and that she doesn't seem to recall Henry and Martin, that this isn't an authentic or exact copy of Monica but one imperfect clone tailor-made to fulfil David's desires, a role very similar to the one David filled towards the original Monica.]]
14th Jun '16 4:54:01 AM SkitsO
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** EsotericHappyEnding: [[spoiler:However it is implied, by her complete devotion to David and that she doesn't seem to recall Henry and Martin, that this isn't an authentic or exact copy of Monica but one imperfect clone tailor-made to fulfil David's desires, a role very similar to the one David filled towards the original Monica.]]

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** EsotericHappyEnding: GainaxEnding: [[spoiler:However it is implied, by her complete devotion to David and that she doesn't seem to recall Henry and Martin, that this isn't an authentic or exact copy of Monica but one imperfect clone tailor-made to fulfil David's desires, a role very similar to the one David filled towards the original Monica.]]
14th Jun '16 4:20:09 AM SkitsO
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** GainaxEnding: [[spoiler:However it is implied, by her complete devotion to David and that she doesn't seem to recall Henry and Martin, that this isn't an authentic or exact copy of Monica but one imperfect clone tailor-made to fulfil David's desires, a role very similar to the one David filled towards the original Monica.]]

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** GainaxEnding: EsotericHappyEnding: [[spoiler:However it is implied, by her complete devotion to David and that she doesn't seem to recall Henry and Martin, that this isn't an authentic or exact copy of Monica but one imperfect clone tailor-made to fulfil David's desires, a role very similar to the one David filled towards the original Monica.]]
27th Apr '16 11:32:36 AM TheHestinator
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* MohsScaleOfViolenceHardness: It rates a 5. Even though almost all of the violence is directed at robots, it's still a bit on the brutal side, with all the destruction at the Flesh Fair and [[spoiler:David (Haley Joel Osment) bashing the face off of and decapitating his replica]].
25th Apr '16 3:09:37 AM JulianLapostat
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* AdaptationExpansion

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* AdaptationExpansionAdaptationExpansion: Brian Aldiss' original story largely comprises the film's first act, and only some elements are taken from it.



* WhatMeasureIsANonHuman: The entire movie is a discussion of this.

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* WhatMeasureIsANonHuman: The entire movie is a discussion about the relationship of this.people to inanimate things.
** As noted when Allen Hobby announces his plan for a robot that can love humans, a staff researcher points out that creating such a being would imply a reciprocal exchange of love from humanity back to their robots. The Swinton family cannot love David more than they love their actual human son, while David is compelled to eternally love and seek the love of his parents.
** Joe also points out that humans cannot help but hate robots because eventually robots will be all that remains of their civilization. [[spoiler:In the distant finale, the advanced mechas state that]] David has become the enduring memory of the human race.
23rd Mar '16 9:23:01 PM DarkMask
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* ChekhovsSkill: David's ability to beg for his life, an unusual trait for robots. It nearly gets Martin killed at the pool party, but later it saves David's life when he begs for mercy at the Flesh Fair, the patrons unable to go through the execution as he's just too human-like for their comfort.
23rd Mar '16 9:20:43 PM DarkMask
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* AintTooProudToBeg: David has the unusual ability to beg for mercy if he is threatened, which happens twice in the film (once was a mistake when Martin wanted to 'test' his safety protocols with a knife, the other in the Flesh Fair when he's about to be executed). This is not a normal trait for robots, as while they can run away from harm they are not programmed to make requests on how they are used or treated.
23rd Mar '16 8:52:09 PM DarkMask
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* RidiculouslyHumanRobot: David is even more ridiculously human than normal robots. He even fools humans into thinking he's human. He still can't eat or drink, though.

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* RidiculouslyHumanRobot: David is even more ridiculously human than normal robots. [[note]]For example, when David experiences pain or is frightened he can beg for his life, a trait said not to be shared by other robots normally[[/note]] He even fools humans into thinking he's human. He still can't eat or drink, though.
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