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7. GIGOLO JOE

FROM A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001)

PLAYED BY Jude Law

PROGRAMMING Humanoid hustler Joe accompanies young ''mecha'' David (Haley Joel Osment, above left) on his Pinocchio-like quest to find the Blue Fairy and become a real boy.

SPECIAL FEATURES Joe, who struts to his own soundtrack of old love songs, can alter his hair color and his accent according to the whims of the client he's, um, servicing.

MEMORABLE LINE (Talking to David about humans) ''They made us too smart, too quick, and too many. We are suffering for the mistakes they made because when the end comes, all that will be left is us.''

WHY HE PUSHES OUR BUTTONS David may be A.I.'s protagonist, but it's cynical Joe, with his contempt for the humans who've built him, used him, and discarded him, who gives the movie its kick.

EW MOVIE GRADE: A-

Originally posted Jul 14, 2004