1st trailer for heartwarming pic about old man and his robot thief

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Dec 17, 2012

Think your iPhone's SIRI is a cool companion? Then how about a walking domestic android to help brighten your day and plan robberies with? Frank Langella stars in Robot and Frank, a bizarre indie buddy flick with a futuristic slant that may tug at your cardio-receptors.

Yahoo just debuted the touching new trailer for this quirky sci-fi comedy pairing a retired jewel thief and his robotic manservant. The film debuted this year at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival and is from first-timer director Jake Schreier. Have a peek ...

With all the dire, existential summer fare being served up in Prometheus and other high-minded blockbusters, it's refreshing to see a veteran cast charm audiences with a simple tale of a man and his machine.

Sound cute, or hungering for more black goo?

Robot and Frank opens Aug. 24 and stars Langella, Susan Sarandon, James Marsden, Liv Tyler, Peter Sarsgaard, Jeremy Sisto and Jeremy Strong.

(via Coming Soon)