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Real Steel

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. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B-
Violence: C+
Sexual Content: B
Language: C
Drugs/Alcohol: C+
Run Time: 127
Theater Release: 07 Oct 2011
Video Release: 24 Jan 2012
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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How We Determine Our Grades

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

Director: Shawn Levy
Cast: Hugh Jackman, Evangeline Lilly
Studio: 2011 Walt Disney Pictures
Website: Official site for Real Steel.

Detailed Review

Carnage is what crowds want when they come to the sports arena, according to one fight promoter (Anthony Mackie). And when humans can’t provide enough of that, technology fills the… 
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Why Is Real Steel Rated PG-13?

Violence: Robotic boxers engage in matches that result in severed arms, crushed heads and demolished… 
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