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Real Steel Reviews

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Will Leitch

This movie about robot boxing needs more robot boxing.

Full Review Source: Deadspin | Original Score: C+

June 23, 2013
Jeff Beck

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

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 2/4

September 19, 2012
Grant McAvaney

I was left with an uncomfortable feeling that Real Steel is stranded somewhere between a children's film and a violent action film.

Full Review Source: MovieFIX | Original Score: 2/5

September 30, 2011
Soren Anderson
Seattle Times
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Imagine what you'd get if you squished "Rocky" and "WALL-E" together in a giant industrial press: a gooey, drippy mess, leaking lubricant and metal shards all over the factory floor.

Full Review Source: Seattle Times | Original Score: 2/4

October 6, 2011
Ann Lewinson
Boston Phoenix

Even in its fist-pumping finale Disney's economic parable remains pessimistic: America wins the popularity contest, but the Asians win the purse.

Full Review Source: Boston Phoenix | Original Score: 1.5/4

October 6, 2011
Tom Clift

It would appear that there was more consideration given to keeping the Dr. Pepper cans in frame than was given to plot, character or meaning.

Full Review Source: Moviedex | Original Score: 2.5/5

October 9, 2011
Bruce Diones
New Yorker
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Its remote-controlled emotional responses leave little room for genuine uplift.

Full Review Source: New Yorker

October 17, 2011
Josh Bell
Las Vegas Weekly

Adding giant robots to your typical sentimental underdog sports story doesn't make the sappiness any more palatable, just way more expensive to produce.

Full Review Source: Las Vegas Weekly | Original Score: 2.5/5

October 6, 2011
Martin Roberts
Fan The Fire

The script doesn't do enough with the father-son element to keep us involved, and the CGI robot fights aren't sufficiently exciting to make us care about the rest

Full Review Source: Fan The Fire | Original Score: 2/5

October 21, 2011
Charlie Lyne
Ultra Culture

At the time of writing, this is definitely a real film and not a satirical story on the Onion News Network.

Full Review Source: Ultra Culture

October 10, 2011
Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel
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A toy tie-in, an overlong movie that takes on some of the grimy veneer and colorful characters of a "boxing picture," sanitizing it for children.

Full Review Source: Orlando Sentinel | Original Score: 2/4

October 5, 2011
Tyler Hanley
Palo Alto Weekly

Strong production values and another charismatic performance by triple-threat talent Hugh Jackman help keep this heavy-metal offspring of Rocky and Transformers out of the cinematic junk heap.

Full Review Source: Palo Alto Weekly | Original Score: 2.5/4

October 7, 2011
Alonso Duralde
What the Flick?!

I didn't care which robot won the fight. And I didn't care about the people either.

Full Review Source: What the Flick?!

October 6, 2011
Michael Phillips
Chicago Tribune
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I suspect a lot of what I found synthetic and sort of galling in "Real Steel" will work just fine with the target audience.

Full Review Source: Chicago Tribune | Original Score: 2/4

October 6, 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
Mike Scott

Little more than a loud and glossy collection of faintly rusty pieces-parts salvaged from movies that came before it.

Full Review Source: Times-Picayune | Original Score: 2/4

October 7, 2011

The fighting 'bots deliver an exuberance of spirit that beats down the leaden human drama. And given all the borrowed storylines, shouldn't it be called Real, um, Steal?

Full Review Source: Doddle | Original Score: 4/10

October 7, 2011
Simon Weaving

A well made but instantly forgettable robot-boxing movie that dishes out clichés blow-by-blow for its 12-year-old-boy target audience.

Full Review Source: Screenwize | Original Score: 2.5/5

October 6, 2011
Robbie Collin
Daily Telegraph

Giant Robots Punching Each Other: The Movie, starring Hugh Jackman.

Full Review Source: Daily Telegraph | Original Score: 2/5

October 13, 2011
Eric D. Snider
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Surely a story as elementary and essentially derivative as this one could be told in less than 127 minutes.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: C+

October 7, 2011
Richard Roeper
March 10, 2012
Brent Simon
Shared Darkness
May 15, 2012

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November 10, 2011

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November 17, 2011
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