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Overall B-

Charlie Kenton (Hugh Jackman) finds himself forced out of the ring when the sport of boxing transforms from man verses man to robot verses robot. Moving with the times, he switches from fighter to promoter, but has little success until his estranged son (Dakota Goyo) and a recycled droid come into his life.

Violence C+
Sexual Content B
Profanity C
Substance Use C+

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for some violence, intense action and brief language.

Why is Real Steel rated PG-13?

Official MPAA Rating: Real Steel is rated PG-13 for for some violence, intense action and brief language.

Please read our content details for this movie to help determine if it is suitable for members of your family. We also encourage you to check our full review and our movie information page.

Violence: Robotic boxers engage in matches that result in severed arms, crushed heads and demolished machines. A car windshield is smashed during one match. In a contest with a bull, a robot throws the animal to the ground. Men engage in fistfights (one involves a child) that result in bloody injuries. During one altercation a man brings a crowbar as a weapon and a man is kicked viciously. Characters break into a place of business. A child falls down a long cliff. A boy punches an adult man.

Sexual Content: Women are seen in bikinis and cleavage baring tops. A couple kisses. A sexual relationship is intimated between unmarried adults.

Language: The script contains numerous terms of Deity, mild profanities, some crude terms for male anatomy and infrequent scatological slang.

Alcohol / Drug Use: A main character is depicted with a hangover following a night of drinking. Other characters drink in bars and social settings. A prominent beer product placement is shown. A child suffers effects from consuming an energy drink and excessive amounts of a caffeinated, carbonated beverage.

Other: A man agrees to sell the rights to his child.

Real Steel
Canadian Movie Ratings
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Violence.
Alberta PG Violence.
Manitoba PG Violence, Language May Offend.
Ontario PG Violence, Language May Offend, Not Recommended For Young Children.
Quebec G
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video PG

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