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Real Steel

Rating:PG-13
Genre:Action/Adventure, Drama
Release Date:October 7, 2011
Running time:127 minutes
Cast:Hugh Jackman, Evangeline Lilly, Dakota Goyo, Kevin Durand, Anthony Mackie
Director:Shawn Levy
Producer:Shawn Levy, Susan Montford, Don Murphy, Robert Zemeckis
Writer:John Gatins, Richard Mathis
Distributor:Walt Disney Pictures

Description: A gritty, white-knuckle, action ride set in the near-future, where the sport of boxing has gone hi-tech, "Real Steel" stars Hugh Jackman as Charlie Kenton, a washed-up fighter who lost his chance at a title when 2000-pound, eight-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 rock bottom, he reluctantly teams up with his estranged son Max to build and train a championship contender. As the stakes in the brutal, no-holds-barred arena are raised, Charlie and Max, against all odds, get one last shot at a comeback.

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