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Real Steel

Featuring: Hugh Jackman, Evangeline Lilly & Kevin Durand

Format: DVD | Rating: 12 years & over

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  Surprisingly emotional movie

| | See all Gamebargains99's reviews (59)

Yes, this film follows a well-trodden formula very similar to Rocky etc. I think Bogeyman's review is spot on, and funny. This movie is a real tear-jerker. I'm a grown man, hardened to Hollywood manipulated films, but this one got me! Hugh Jackman is fantastic, and the child actor is not annoying at all. The kid is really excellent in this movie, which really helps to make it good. I love this film, after having put it off for ages. Really worth a shot. The special effects are top-notch too. I'm wiping away man-tears from just finished watching this!

  What a film!

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A mix between transformers and rocky bring this film to a whole new level. I had it for ages but i never really fancied it, then i flicked sky on and saw a little bit of the movie and though "ooo doesn't look bad that at all" so i gave it a watch. Jeez a lou, was it just me or was anybody else in tears by the end of this film? And i'm a 26 year old male who doesn't cry at anything since ET over 20 years ago. The scenes are unbelievably entetaining from start to finish, the whole storyline is perfect, yet a little predictable as mentioned but still definately worth a watch. Hugh Jackman is brilliant, as in all his films. Him and the kid create a bond with a robot and by the end it just seemed so emotional to me i broke down in tears lol. All in all i would recommened this film to anybody. Don't worry you probably won't need a box of tissues, it's probably just me getting a little feminine with my old age. Brilliant film!

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  Real Steel

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There's been a fair few remarks that essentially call 'Real Steel' 'Rocky'....................with Robots. Which basically is what it is. It's not as good as that film but at the end of the day it remains watchable enough family entertainment.

In the near future Robots fight both each other and sometimes animals in a kind of WWE extension into robotics. Charlie Kenton and his robot run around barely making ends meet on the circuit until he is reunited with his son Max and over one summer, Father and Son both get to know each other and get a shot at the title.........

.............once you get round the initial dubiety of Hugh Jackman's character's motivations and attitude of course. Which I found a little surprising that I was supposed to sympathise with him but..........the film asks that we do. From then on it becomes that sort of film that in fairness most of us could write ahead of time, but it's solid enough and the reliable Hugh Jackman knows how to anchor this sort of film. Add in excellent visual effects and what you have is a film that more than passes a couple of hours.

Extras are a bit slim, but apart from that good enough entertainment.

  One of the best movies of 2011

| | See all ScorpionWsM's reviews (224)

Ok, a lot of people have mentioned Rocky already, so if you want, you could say that this movie is a cross between the original and excellent Rocky, and the family car crash that was Rocky 5. People have also mentioned transformers, to which I do not think that is fair, just because their are robots in it, they do not transform, so this is an unfair comparison. Personally one film that no one has mentioned is A.I and Real Steel is also on a lower par to this movie. A must see movie for all of the family, it has action, romance, family values. All in all you probaly have seen this genre before, but it does one hell of a job and the special effects are excellent.

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A top standard futuristic movie, which is highly enjoyable for all ages. Ral Steel brings fighting movies to a whole new level of family entertainment. Art from being very exciting and unpredictable, it is also very warming and easy to watch. It shows a high concept of thought and intelligence to make a film like this, I would certainly recommend for fans of fighting and robots, this brings both to a whole new level. Absolutely brilliant.

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  Kick ass sc-fi action film

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ive seen this in the cinema and ive got to say it was epic. never seen a film like this before its awesome. the fight scenes are wicked the acting is awesome hugh jackman is great. its very recomeded well worth the money

  Who doesn't want to see fighting robots???

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Great movie... Didn't expect it to be great , but was pleasantly surprised! Bit cheesy in places and a robot version of Rocky so nothing too new on the story... But, was loads of fun and Hugh Jackman is great!! Proper good family film!


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This movie may actually surprise you, its not bad, it may appear like a transformers rip off but its not at all, its still got big robots punching the hell out of each other but in a more rocky kind of way, the movie has a good story a very warm hearted tale of father bonding with son, its a little predictable right from the start but its worth sticking with because it has great fight scenes, great looking effects and robots and by the end its pretty satisfying overall, worth a watch for an exciting family afternoon with the popcorn.

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