Excerpt: Hugh Jackman should be embarrassed that he degraded himself by starring in this shameless robot rip off of Rocky. It is almost a complete carbon copy of Rocky and it is beyond stupid, especially in the scenes were the kid dances with his robot.
Excerpt: So lets get this out the way first, PQ and AQ are awesome, so enthusiasts, don't worry, this movie will show off your gear to the max. Now lets get down to the meat and the potatoes of it all, the movie. It's described as Rocky with Robots and I do have to agree with that analogy.
Excerpt: I didn't think that I’d enjoy Real Steel as I did. I was surprisingly good; a harmless, family-friendly movie that has some heart and fun action sequences that look incredible in High Definition.
Excerpt: I know this is basically Rocky with Robots. But hey wasn't Rocky good so how much of a knock is that really? I mean sure it is no Rocky in the end but it sure is a fun ride. They did a great job of making you care about Charlie, his son Max and their little engin that could fighting robot Atom.
Excerpt: A former boxer Charlie Kenton (Hugh Jackman) is an insensitive character who enjoys betting his robots though he never pays his dues. He then sees his son Max (Dakota Goyo) and becomes close with him after discovering a robert.
Excerpt: In a near future where human boxing has been replaced by bouts fought by giant mechanical robots, an ex-fighter and deadbeat dad bonds with his estranged son while taking a scrapyard reject to the championship.
Summary: I couldn't believe how much I was into the movie because I was only expecting a live action Rock Em Sock Em Robots flick.I was loving every minute & way into it up until the part where the kid started dancing with the robot on his way to the ring.In my opinion, It was just way to corny & overdone.If...