History Film / BicentennialMan

10th Jun '17 6:52:05 AM NoxSky12599
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* TokenMinorityCouple: Subverted. When Andrew first sees Galatea it appears as though he has found the fembot of his dreams, only for him to quickly realize she is just a shallow personality program on a normal robot. In fact, within three minutes or so of having met her:

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* TokenMinorityCouple: Subverted. When Andrew first sees Galatea it appears as though he has found the fembot of his dreams, only for him to quickly realize she is just a shallow personality program on a normal robot. In fact, within three minutes or so of having met her:her, he considers her too ''annoying'' to tolerate.



* UnableToCry: "It's not fair that you can cry but I can not. I have so many feelings that I am incapable of expressing."

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* UnableToCry: "It's not fair Andrew is envious of Portia when she cries after Amanda ("Little Miss") passes away. She can express the depth of her sorrow, but he is unable to, even though he mourns her loss just the same.
-->"It's cruel
that you can cry but and I can not. cannot. There is a terrible pain I have so many feelings that I am incapable of expressing.cannot express."



* WhoWantsToLiveForever: The saddest part of Andrew's existence is that he's forced to see his loved ones grow older until they die of old age one by one, which he becomes increasingly reflective on. He extends Portia's life significantly to prevent this, but since she doesn't want to live forever, he eventually wants to die as well, and arranges it.

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* WhoWantsToLiveForever: The saddest part of Andrew's existence is that he's forced to see his loved ones grow older until they die of old age one by one, which he becomes increasingly reflective on. He extends Portia's life significantly to prevent this, but since she doesn't want to live forever, he eventually wants to die as well, and arranges it.a way make himself mortal as well.
10th Jun '17 1:45:17 AM NoxSky12599
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** Lloyd also does this. ''A lot.''

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** Grace and Lloyd also does do this. ''A lot.''''
* {{Jerkass}}: Three that stand out are: Dennis Mansky, the CEO of [=NorthAm=]; Grace Martin, Amanda's older sister; and Lloyd Charney, Amanda's son.
25th Mar '17 7:53:26 PM AnotherGuy
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* {{Anticlimax}}: [[spoiler: Andrew dies shortly before being legally recognized as human, and never gets to hear it, nor have his marriage officially recognized either. The smile on his face indicates he really didn't care - he died, making him human in his own eyes.]]
15th Mar '17 10:24:15 AM Prinzenick
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!!This film provides examples of:

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!!This !!The original story provides examples of:

* ContinuityNod: The Three Laws of Robotics, established in Asimov's previous story Literature/IRobot, are referenced at the very beginning of the story and play a central role in its plot.
* CoversAlwaysLie: The Panther Science Fiction paperback depicts a giant robot attacking a spaceship, which is nowhere to be found in the story.
* ShortStory: Its only a few dozen pages long, and is included in anthologies with other Asimov stories.

!!The
film provides examples of:
4th Mar '17 6:47:35 PM ngh93
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23rd Feb '17 9:00:03 AM Theatre_Maven_3695
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* AwardBaitSong: ''Then You Look At Me'', by Celine Dion of course.

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* AwardBaitSong: ''Then You Look At Me'', by Celine Dion of course.Dion.
23rd Dec '16 11:51:31 PM AnotherGuy
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* InnocentlyInsenstive: When Rupert talks about how imperfection is the key to making a realistic face, Andrew makes numerous comments about how imperfect Rupert's head and face are. To his credit, Rupert only does minor double takes and chalks it up to Andrew's honesty.

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* InnocentlyInsenstive: InnocentlyInsensitive: When Rupert talks about how imperfection is the key to making a realistic face, Andrew makes numerous comments about how imperfect Rupert's head and face are. To his credit, Rupert only does minor double takes and chalks it up to Andrew's honesty.
23rd Dec '16 11:50:48 PM AnotherGuy
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* InnocentlyInsenstive: When Rupert talks about how imperfection is the key to making a realistic face, Andrew makes numerous comments about how imperfect Rupert's head and face are. To his credit, Rupert only does minor double takes and chalks it up to Andrew's honesty.
23rd Dec '16 11:41:23 PM AnotherGuy
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* CentralTheme: Time and mortality. It's not an accident Andrew becomes wealthy making ''clocks''.
3rd Dec '16 7:43:04 PM Xtifr
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'''''Bicentennial Man''''', or ''Andrew--[=NDR114=]'' in Japan, is a 1999 film starring Creator/RobinWilliams based on the well-known novella of the same name by Creator/IsaacAsimov (previously expanded into the full-length novel ''The Positronic Man'' by Creator/RobertSilverberg).

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'''''Bicentennial Man''''', ''Bicentennial Man'', or ''Andrew--[=NDR114=]'' in Japan, is a 1999 film starring Creator/RobinWilliams based on the well-known novella of the same name by Creator/IsaacAsimov (previously expanded into the full-length novel ''The Positronic Man'' by Creator/RobertSilverberg).
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