Real Steel parents guide

Real Steel

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.

Release date October 7, 2011

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

Why is Real Steel rated PG-13? The MPAA rated Real Steel PG-13 for some violence, intense action and brief language.

Run Time: 127 minutes

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Real Steel
Rating & Content Info

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Why is Real Steel rated PG-13? Real Steel is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for some violence, intense action and brief language.

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.

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Real Steel
Canadian Movie Rating Info
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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News About "Real Steel"

Cast and Crew

Real Steel is directed by Shawn Levy and stars Hugh Jackman, Evangeline Lilly .

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Real Steel movie is January 24, 2012. Here are some details…

Home Video Notes: Real Steel

Release Date: 24 January 2011

Real Steel releases to home video in either a 2-disc (Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack) or 3-disc (Blu-ray/DVD/Digital Copy) package. Both offerings include:

- Four featurettes

- Deleted and extended scenes

- Bloopers

Related home video titles:

Another father reassesses the direction of his life when he discovers he has a daughter in the more family friendly movie The Game Plan. And a young boy befriends a metal man in Iron Giant. Futuristic stories looking at the role of androids in society include I, Robot, Bicentennial Man and Star Wars. The sport of boxing has enjoyed cinematic immortality in the Rocky franchise.

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