Jul 202015


To celebrate the upcoming release of ROBOT OVERLORDS, we’ve two prize bundles to give away in our competition!

The adults lost the war and now the kids must save the world! Robots rule the streets and the people are locked in their homes. Stepping outside risks being vaporised by a hulking Sentry or picked off by a lethal Sniper.

Through the ruins of Britain a group of kids, led by Callan McAuliffe (The Great Gatsby), set out to join the Resistance. Hot on their heels however is their old teacher turned robot collaborator Mr Smythe, played by Ben Kingsley (Iron Man 3) and his captive Gillian Anderson (The X-Files).

Starring Ben Kingsley, Callan McAuliffe, Gillian Anderson, Milo Parker, Geraldine James, Ella Hunt, Steven Mackintosh, Craig Garner and Tamer Hassan, Robot Overlords is directed by Jon Wright.

Signature Entertainment Presents Robot Overlords on Digital HD from July 24th and on DVD & Blu-ray August 10th 2015

For your chance to win a Robot Overlords t-shirt and DVD, simply comment below telling us which is your favourite movie featuring robots and why.

The competition will close at 11.59pm GMT on Thursday 6th August 2015 and two valid comments will be chosen and notified by email.

• This promotion is open to UK residents only.
• Entrants must be aged 12 years or older
• One entry per household
• The Editor’s decision is final and binding on the entrants. No correspondence will be entered into
• There is no cash alternative to Prizes which are subject to availability, non-transferable, non-negotiable and non-refundable. Prizes may not be sold, offered for sale or used in connection with any other competition or promotion by the Prize winner
• 2 winners will each win 1x Robot Overlords t-shirt and DVD
• The Editor’s decision is final and binding on the entrants. No correspondence will be entered into.


BatI love prosthetic effects, stop-motion animation and gore, but most of all I love a good story! I adore B-movies and exploitation films in many of their guises and also have a soft spot for creature features. I review a wide range of media including movies, TV series, books and videogames. I'm a massive fan of author Hunter S. Thompson and I enjoy various genre of videogames with Kingdom Hearts and Harvest Moon two of my all time favs. Currently playing: Silent Hill

  143 Responses to “Win a T-Shirt and DVD of ROBOT OVERLORDS In Our Competition!”

  1. Great movie and great writing by Mark Stay! Our whole family enjoyed Robot Overlords! 😀

  2. I don’t watch many films with robots, but of the few I have I enjoyed I robot!

  3. short circuit

  4. I, Robot. I prefer this one because it is actually quite scary as I believe that this scenario could actually happen in the real world in the not too distant future!

  5. Megatron……there is NO need for an explanation!

  6. Transformers – I just love it, i love all the action and explosions

  7. Transformers 🙂

  8. X-Men Days of Future Past (the Sentinels), I just love everything about that film!

  9. Transformers

  10. Real steel,i love thepassion that his dad puts intothe fight and learnin him.

  11. transformers… great to watch with the kids

  12. Short Circuit years ago as it was entertaining

  13. I love Transformers great action and some comedy to lighten the movies.

  14. transformers

  15. I love bumblebee from transformas because he’s cool! I also love johny five because he’s the first robot to have made me cry 🙂

  16. #short Circuit because it is one of those feel good movies that is just as enjoyable today

  17. Starwars – you can’t beat c3p0

  18. Robocop (1987) – Just an amazing film and ED209 is great!

  19. Metropolis and the humanoid version of Maria, the film was years ahead of its time.

  20. Bicentennial Man A robot in search of humanity and having to become mortal to achieve it a classic

  21. Not strictly a film, but the Robots of Death story from Doctor is superb, such a great atmosphere.

  22. The Empire Strikes Back and in the words of R2-D2 I love it because ‘BeeYoop BeeDeepBoom Weeop DEEpaEEya’

  23. Transformers

  24. Westworld.Robots and cowboys anyday

  25. I robot as the robot has a heart

  26. I really enjoyed Chappie recently, much more than I expected.

  27. transformers – love the special effects

  28. Does Terminator count? A classic.

  29. I loved the original Robocop – Peter Weller was superb 🙂

  30. It has to be the Star Wars films – full of excellently designed robots/droids (some with great personalities), many of which I collected as figures many years ago.

  31. Transformers, mainly because they were able to “translate” the animated robotics of the original TV series onto the big screen in live action (admittedly via CGI) so successfully that my inner child was both impressed and regressed!

  32. Star Wars films

  33. Transformers is my favourite – great family entertainment, and I loved watching the robot transform and the storyline was excellent too.

  34. Terminator 2, as Ive watched it so many times but never tire of it. the story line is ace, its full of action and adventure, whats not to like?

  35. Real Steel was a great film, had everything.

  36. Forbidden Planet (1954) with the first appearance of Robbie the Robot. Amazing film!

  37. I loved the film Robot and Frank – not horror, I know but funny and sweet. I remember loving the original Robocop in my youth as well…

  38. Pacific Rim because I like a good monster on robot dust up, plus it was directed by Guillermo del Toro.

  39. I Robot because the leader of the robots is called Vicky like me!

  40. Westworld – Yul Brynner is really cool in it.

  41. number 5 is alive! has to be short circuit!

  42. Short Circuit – I know its pathetic, but I cry when we think Johnny Number Five is gone.

  43. Blade Runner because it brings up the question that in the future will people be able to tell the difference between robots and humans

  44. has to be robocop

  45. The original Star Wars. Absolutely loved it and at the time it was “cutting edge” special effects. Must admit it’s kept it’s interest too. Can still watch it now after all these years.

  46. Transformers!!

  47. Star Wars. R2D2 and C3P0 are great characters, and of course it’s an awesome movie!

  48. Terminator 2 – watched it at the cinema when it first came out and still find it really watchable, even though I am not into sci-fi

  49. Transformers – Megan Fox, need I say more

  50. WALL-E – Love the films subject matters, and was an entertaining watch.

  51. Pacific rim because of the action.

  52. Back to Earth, featuring Kryten, my favourite robot of all time. I still laugh when I see the Red Dwarf episode where he decides to be a man, and comes up with Archie.

  53. The Earth Dies Screaming – old but fun!

  54. Has to be the original version of “The day the Earth stood still” with Michael Rennie. It’s an absolute classic and the first film to tell us about global warming and the misuse of the Earth’s resources.

  55. Star Wars, my dad brainwashed me into it as a kid!

  56. Alien, nobody knew Ash was a robot at terrifying consequences!

  57. Forbidden Planet – First robot that spoke my language and could use as a bottle opener.

  58. The Terminators are my fave – paticularly the T800 series, although they all seem pretty easy to destroy in the future scenes it’s only in the present day Arnie is indestructable isn’t it? 😉

  59. Blade Runner is my favourite movie and it has the scariest robots of all – ones that seem human

  60. Terminator films are the best, I can’t wait to see the new Terminator at the cinema, we’re going on Friday for my hubbys birthday.

  61. Star Wars, no debate required

  62. Forbidden Planet – the first SF film I ever saw

  63. Short Circuit is a great family movie but I also loved Robocop ( the original)

  64. Forbidden Planet – a sci-fi masterpiece.

  65. Short Circuit, hands down.

  66. Gort in the original The Day the Earth Stood Still didn’t feature a huge amount in the film but held a cold menace throughout.

  67. Short Circuit- Johnny 5 is alive yayyy a funny feel good movie 😀

  68. Batteries not included it is a fantastic family film that i have watched on numerous occasions and has a happy ending and is very endearing

  69. it’s chopping mall. and anyone who says anything else hasn’t seen chopping mall. awesome, awesome film.

  70. Has to be Star Wars…iconic robots

  71. Star Wars.as I love R2D2 and C3P0. They are loyal, funny and brave

  72. Hitchhikers Guide . . . . Poor Marvin :/ lol

  73. transformers for me its just so cool 😉

  74. Transformers as it reminds me of my youth

  75. Transformers

  76. Transformers. I love all the CGI. Brilliantly done

  77. Has to be Arnie as the Terminator

  78. Short Circuit. The first robot film I saw where the robot was loveable

  79. the iron giant. such a funny and heartwarming film

  80. Short Circuit – I just love that little guy! 🙂

  81. Short Circuit – Johnny 5 is alive

  82. The Terminator – classic movie

  83. Lost in Space……classic

  84. Short Circuit because it’s a classic, 9 because it’s quirky and sweet, Bladerunner because he’s really a robot! 8)

  85. Star wars of course, its a classic

  86. I am going to say the terminator but I know he isn’t technically a robot but still Terminator one is amazing

  87. Transformers

  88. Terminator, Arnie is my favourite robot ever.

  89. The Prisoner original series

  90. i robot with will smith fantastic loved the story line

  91. My favourite robot movie…the original War of the Worlds (1953), Were they robots or aliens or living spaceships…you decide!

  92. Terminator – Arnie is so cool!

  93. The original animated Transformers movie from 1986. I was only a kid & the death of Optimus Prime shocked me as I thought that, as a robot, he would simply be repaired or rebuilt!

  94. I Robot, sonny is a great hero.

  95. Wall-E – great film to watch with the kids.

  96. Batteries not included, still love it

  97. Terminator, As in the future its shown robots rule

  98. The Day The Earth Stood Still is so bad it’s great!

  99. I love the classic Westworld with Yul Brynner as the robot cowboy ‘gone wrong’

  100. loved short circut

  101. Iron Giant still an awesome even now i have grown up (sort of!!) and something i can watch with my children.

  102. Terminator – Best catchphrase ever “I’ll be back”

  103. Westworld, yul was brill 🙂

  104. So many awesome films featuring Robots… How can I choose just one? ;D
    -Batteries Not Included
    Are all awesome films 😀

  105. Megatron – very entertaining and exciting

  106. ‘Forbidden Planet’: Robbie rules

  107. Westworld, a great concept and not just about robots!

  108. Metropolis – the original and best!

  109. My fave Robot film is Short Circuit, Johnny 5 is alive

  110. Alien. I felt very sorry for the cat.

  111. love short circuit

  112. Terminator 2 – best.film.ever!

  113. Bicentennial Man brilliant film ,brilliant acting.

  114. i robot, it’s really clever

  115. Short Circuit. It was a lovely film.

  116. I Robot! Gotta love Sunny!!

  117. Walle – such a beautiful movie

  118. star wars

  119. Terminator outstanding works x

  120. Blade Runner pushes Terminator close but for storyline, action and quotes it was to be The Terminator!

  121. I robot – immense!

  122. Short Circuit ! reminds me of watching movies with my family !

  123. Starwars have to greatest film ever

  124. It has to be Short Circuit, one of my childhood favs! Would you have also classed the ship in the Navigator as a type of robot?! 😛

  125. Robocop -the original. Brilliant

  126. There is *a* robot in Toy Story, does that count?

  127. I, Robot for the depiction of how the Three Laws could be subverted.

  128. SHORT CIRCUIT- he can speed read, hilarious, and has feelings too 🙂

  129. I do love WallE but the best one would be Transformer i love how a car can turn into a big robot machine so cool

  130. Has to be transformers the graphics are brill

  131. Its got to be Wall E xx

  132. My favourite is Westworld, I mean how can it not be, with robot cowboys 😆

  133. Real steel, like robot version of rocky.

  134. Many have said it but I agree – Short Circuit is hard to beat from a robot point of view. There’s never been a more endearing/funny/human robot ever created. Looked cool as well, albeit a bit dated now.

  135. iRobot – because it was so comical and human

  136. The first Terminator – Scwarzennegger was excellent

  137. Transformers… its just a brilliant movie and full of action and thrills

  138. Westworld – how could anything with Yul Brynner not be awesome?!?!

  139. Transformers.

  140. Transformers

  141. Love bumblebee in transformers

  142. Wall-E

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