Robots is a 2005 computer animated science fiction comedy movie produced by Blue Sky Studios for Twentieth Century Fox, and was released theatrically on March 11, 2005.
The story was created by Chris Wedge and William Joyce, a children's book author/illustrator. The two were trying to create a film version of Joyce's book Santa Calls but instead they came up with a movie about robots. Joyce served as producer and production designer for the film.
The film features the voices of Ewan McGregor, Halle Berry, Greg Kinnear, Mel Brooks, Amanda Bynes, Drew Carey and Robin Williams. Paula Abdul makes a cameo appearance as Wristwatch #1 in the film.
The DVD and VHS of Robots were released on September 27, 2005. It was released in high-definition on Blu-ray disc On March 22, 2011.