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127 min.
Release Date
October 7, 2011
DVD Release Date
January 24, 2011 (Buy on Amazon)
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127 minutes
MPAA Rating
Rated PG-13 for some violence, intense action and brief language

A gritty, white-knuckle, action ride set in the near-future where the sport of boxing has gone high-tech, “Real Steel” stars Hugh Jackman as Charlie Kenton, a washed-up fighter who lost his chance at a title when 2000-pound, 8-foot-tall steel robots took over the ring. Now nothing but a small-time promoter, Charlie earns just enough money piecing together low-end bots from scrap metal to get from one underground boxing venue to the next. When Charlie hits... Full synopsis »

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The glory days of boxing are behind it, in real life and on the silver screen. Modern boxers pale in comparison to the popularity of their predecessors.  Boxing movies continue to be a staple of pop culture, but they reflect on fighters of yesteryear. Boxing is a fading sport, even a faded sport. So it’s only natural to replace those sacks of flesh and bones with fight-to-the-death robots! Full movie review »
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