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Brian and Charles

Brian and Charles
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Brian and Charles
Brian and Charles
  • PG
  • 1h 31m
  • 2022
Certified Fresh84%
Common Sense Media Iconage 10+
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Brian and Charles follows Brian, a lonely inventor in rural Wales, who spends his days building quirky, unconventional contraptions that seldom work. Undeterred by his lack of success, Brian attempts his biggest project yet. Three days, a washing machine, and various spare parts later, he's invented Charles, an artificially intelligent robot who learns English from a dictionary and has an obsession with cabbages. What follows is a humorous and entirely heartwarming story about loneliness, friendship, family, finding love, and letting go.
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Certified Fresh84%
Critics Consensus: Brian and Charles may test the patience of quirk-resistant viewers, but the innate charm of this odd couple comedy is easy to compute.
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Common Sense Says
Warm comedy studies loneliness, celebrates quiet ingenuity.

What Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that Brian and Charles is a quirky British comedy about a lonely man who builds himself a robot friend. It has a lot of heart and a main character with an infectious, blissful outlook on life. Brian (David Earl) never gives up, and when things don't go his way -- which is the majority of the time -- he's always able to pick himself up and try again. He's also brave, standing up to those who bully others, and demonstrates humility, perseverance, and ingenuity. The film can be a little sad at times, and the scenes that deal with bullying can be a bit intense. But there are also slapstick-like scenes/ Language is mild ("bloody," "prat"), and there's a small peck on the cheek. Characters occasionally smoke cigarettes.

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Additional Info

  • Genre:Comedy
  • Release Date:June 17, 2022
  • Languages:English, Spanish
  • Captions:English, Spanish
  • Audio Format:
    5.1
  • Screen Pass Eligible:No
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