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Real Steel Reviews

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Will Leitch
Deadspin

This movie about robot boxing needs more robot boxing.

Full Review Source: Deadspin | Original Score: C+

June 23, 2013
Amy Curtis
We Got This Covered

Real Steel envisions a future where boxing has evolved into giant fighting robots. Great special effects and cool fight choreography makes this a must-see.

Full Review Source: We Got This Covered | Original Score: 7/10

February 11, 2013
Roger Moore
McClatchy-Tribune News Service

Good thing we all love Hugh Jackman so much

Full Review Source: McClatchy-Tribune News Service | Original Score: 2/4

January 6, 2013
Ben Kendrick
ScreenRant

Real Steel offers plenty of fun and engaging moments -- of both the human character drama and giant CGI robot battle variety.

Full Review Source: ScreenRant | Original Score: 3.5/5

October 2, 2012
Jeff Beck
Examiner.com

"Real Steel" just never gives us a reason to care, and for two hours that can be quite detrimental.

Full Review Source: Examiner.com | Original Score: 2/4

September 19, 2012
David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...the film benefits substantially from the inclusion of several unexpectedly engrossing robot-on-robot fight sequences...

Full Review Source: Reel Film Reviews | Original Score: 3/4

June 2, 2012
Michelle Alexandria
Eclipse Magazine

Wow, they actually made Rock Em Sock Em Robots - The Movie! Even more surprising is how amazing this movie is. Filled to the brim with heart, soul, grit, and fun. One of the best movies of 2011.

Full Review Source: Eclipse Magazine | Original Score: A

April 22, 2012
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

The visual effects are a slick combination of real robots and CGI, and -- especially on the new Blu-Ray release -- the result is gloriously seamless.

Full Review Source: Combustible Celluloid | Original Score: 3/4

February 3, 2012
R. L. Shaffer
IGN DVD

By no means is Real Steel an original film, at least in terms of its base story, but that doesn't mean it's not an effective, tear-jerking kids movie.

Full Review Source: IGN DVD | Original Score: 7/10

January 29, 2012
Jules Brenner
Cinema Signals

Clash time between the machines is nigh overwhelming in this never-before-seen context, and that's the payoff here.

Full Review Source: Cinema Signals | Original Score: 3/5

January 16, 2012
James Plath
Movie Metropolis

"Real Steel" has all the brainless fun of Rock'em Sock'em Robots and the heart and rousing fight sequences of "Rocky."

Full Review Source: Movie Metropolis | Original Score: 7/10

January 11, 2012
Ignatiy Vishnevetsky
Ebert Presents At The Movies

Never in a million years did I think that I would enjoy a boxing robot movie from the director of Night at the Museum.

Full Review Source: Ebert Presents At The Movies

January 4, 2012
Joseph Proimakis
Movies for the Masses

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Full Review Source: Movies for the Masses | Original Score: 3/5

December 26, 2011
Linda Cook
KWQC-TV (Iowa)

'Real Steel' about an estranged son and his father, a man who's been beaten down by repeated failures, a needy boy who finds something he can believe in, and, of course, it's a sports movie, too, because it's sort of a metallic 'Rocky.'

Full Review Source: KWQC-TV (Iowa) | Original Score: 3/4

December 22, 2011
Cynthia Fuchs
Time to Play Magazine

This much is clear as soon as they meet: father and son have matching attitudes, both resentful of their sudden connection and very tough on the outside even as they're really vulnerable.

Full Review Source: Time to Play Magazine

December 7, 2011
Laurence Boyce
The Sabotage Times

A film that feels as if it's been written by a five-year-old who's been allowed to create it as some sort of bizarre birthday present this is undemanding all the way

Full Review Source: The Sabotage Times

November 19, 2011
Robert Denerstein
Movie Habit

The robots are fun, but the script never gets beyond cliches

Full Review Source: Movie Habit

November 14, 2011
Brian Gibson
Vue Weekly (Edmonton, Canada)

Characters' smug, this-is-so-cool!ness and jingoistic, heartland subtext tries to knock us into submission. The hero's one of those animatronic adults in kid's clothing.

Full Review Source: Vue Weekly (Edmonton, Canada)

November 11, 2011
Bruce Bennett
Spectrum (St. George, Utah)

Silly, corny and featuring nearly every boxing cliché... But fighting robots? Dads and their young sons will have a blast.

Full Review Source: Spectrum (St. George, Utah) | Original Score: B

November 8, 2011
Eric Melin
Scene-Stealers.com

Even with my sense of humor firmly intact, I'm not sure that I've seen a more crassly manipulative movie this year. As cold and calculating as movies get -- a glossy, soulless piece of junk that wants you to cheer along, but it doesn't earn one ounce.

Full Review Source: Scene-Stealers.com | Original Score: 1/4

October 27, 2011
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