Five Nights in Robot Hell AR: The Shadow in the Woods (2020)

R | 2h 30min | Animation, Comedy, Horror | 6 November 2020 (USA)


The non-Rock affinity members of the Robot Hell on Earth team are haunted by a living nightmare of screams while on an augmented-reality Skype chat with each other.

Director, Producers and Writer

Sam Raimi

Co-Producers: Jason Blum, Robert G. Tapert, Seth MacFarlane, Mark Burg, Oren Koules, Timur Bekmambetov, Bradley Cooper, Todd Phillips


Maurice LaMarche, Dakota Johnson, Julianne Moore (see full cast below)

Character Gallery



Supporting Character


Cast overview, first billed only:

  • Maurice LaMarche-...-Abworker Bortz, Calculon and Destructor
  • Dakota Johnson-...-Ainsley Bortz
  • Julianne Moore-...-Leah Bortz
  • Billy West-...-Meredith Bortz and Robo-puppy
  • Lewis Black-...-Carina Bortz
  • Peyton List-...-Grace Bortz
  • Landry Bender-...-Kaia Bortz
  • Laura Marano-...-Lexia Bortz
  • Jeff Dunham-...-Olivia Indian
  • Tress MacNeille-...-Hookerbot
  • David Herman-...-Preacherbot, Roberto and Pazuzu
  • John DiMaggio-...-URL, Ghost and Hunter Bender Bending Rodriguez, Fender and Human
  • Katey Sagal-...-Turanga Leela
  • Lauren Tom-...-Amy Wong



Written by Sam Raimi

Genres: Animation | Comedy | Horror | Mystery | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for pervasive language and sequences of terror throughout, and for some violence and female sexuality/nudity | See all certifications >>

Parents Guide: View content advisory >>


Country: USA

Language: English

Release Dates

4 November 2020 (UK, theatrical release)

6 November 2020 (USA, theatrical release)

9 February 2021 (UK and USA, home release)

Company Credits

Production Companies


  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) (USA)
  • Annapurna Pictures (USA)
  • Warner Bros. (Non-US)
  • Universal Pictures Home Entertainment (2021) (USA) (DVD)
  • Universal Pictures Home Entertainment (2021) (USA) (Blu-Ray)
  • Warner Home Video (2021) (Non-US) (DVD)
  • Warner Home Video (2021) (Non-US) (Blu-Ray)


  • The film was originally scheduled for release on June 5, 2020, but was pushed back to a month later on July 31, then to a week later on August 7, then to a month later on September 4, then to two months later on November 6.
  • Even though the film has "AR" in its title, it is not in the augmented reality game genre.
  • A few new antagonists will be added to the film as Five Nights at Freddy's AR: Special Delivery continues to add new animatronics to the game every seasonal update.
    • On December 20, 2019, Human was added.
    • On December 25, 2019, Hunter Bender was added.
    • On January 24, 2020, Destructor was added.
    • On February 7, 2020, Amy Wong was added.
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