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Based on the book A Day With Wilbur Robinson by William Joyce, Meet the The film's all-star cast of vocal contributors -- including Angela Bassett, Kelly Ripa . victoryawards.us: Meet the Robinsons: Daniel Hansen, Jordan Fry, Matthew Josten, Stephen J. Anderson: Movies & TV. SIGN IN. Meet the Robinsons: A Netflix Original Genres: Animation, Children & Family Movies, Movies based on children's books, Disney Movies, Comedies.

Wilbur meets Lewis at the orphanage and asks him to repair the scanner.

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Lewis agrees to do so only if Wilbur can prove he is telling the truth, which Wilbur does by taking them to the year in a second time machine. When they arrive, he and Wilbur get into an argument and crash.

Wilbur asks Lewis to fix the time machine, but Lewis has another condition: Wilbur has to take him to visit his mother afterwards.

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Reluctantly, Wilbur agrees and hides Lewis in the garage. Lewis does not stay there for long, however, and ends up meeting the rest of the Robinson family except for Cornelius, Wilbur's father, who is away on a business trip. The Robinsons offer to adopt Lewis, but change their mind when they learn that he is from the past.

Wilbur admits to lying to Lewis about taking him back to see his mom, causing Lewis to run off in disgust. Lewis then discovers that Cornelius Robinson is, in fact, a future version of himself, and Wilbur is his future son.

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Because he was kept awake by Lewis' work on the scanner, Goob fell asleep during an important Little League game and failed to make an important catch that cost the game. Goob became so bitter as a result that he was never adopted and remained in the orphanage long after it closed. Doris is "DOR", one of Lewis' failed and abandoned inventions. They both blamed Lewis for their misfortunes and decided to ruin his career by stealing the memory scanner and claiming credit for it.

Whether human AnnieOliver Twist or animal Stuart LittleWilburthey're the ultimate underdogs, and only the most hardened heart could root against them.

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Luckily, Lewis is not the typical orphan suffering under the rule of cruel-hearted adults. He's surrounded by compassionate grown ups who genuinely want to foster his brilliance -- from the orphanage's director Angela Bassett to his encouraging science teacher, and of course, the Robinsons, who all believe that mistakes and failures only make you better.

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Continue reading Show less Talk to your kids about Families can talk about why the Robinsons believe that failing is good. Can you think of a time that you didn't win but you still learned something useful?

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And, for fun, since Lewis is an aspiring inventor, name some inventions that you think would be useful in the future. How are orphans depicted in the movie? Does the movie make kids who aren't adopted seem sad and lonely? Do you think that's how orphans must feel? Name some other famous orphans in movies and books.

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How does the movie compare to the William Joyce book on which it's based? Had you read the book before you watched the movie? If not, did you know it was based on a book? What are some of the best book-to-movie adaptations?