Teen geek Katie Mitchell's lifelong dream has finally come true: she went to film school and soon has to fly to another city to study. But her dad Rick has slightly different plans. He intends to take Katie to school himself, taking his mother Linda, an invincible optimist, the eccentric Aaron, Katie's younger brother, and their pet pug Monchi on a cross-country trip. A family trip suddenly turns into a nightmare when all the gadgets, from phones to kitchen appliances, decide that it's their time. Now the Mitchell family, along with two broken but friendly robots, will have to forget about their differences, stop the rise of technology and save the world.