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Robot Jox (1989)

PG  |   |  Action, Sci-Fi  |  21 November 1990 (USA)
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It is post-World War III. War is outlawed. In its place, are matches between large Robots called Robot Jox. These matches take place between two large superpowers over disputed territories.... See full summary »

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It is post-World War III. War is outlawed. In its place, are matches between large Robots called Robot Jox. These matches take place between two large superpowers over disputed territories. The main character Achilles is a pilot in one of the large Robots. The plot revolves around him and a match for the state of Alaska. Written by Anonymous

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The ultimate killing machine. Part Man. Part Metal.

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21 November 1990 (USA)  »

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$10,000,000 (estimated)

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$1,272,977 (USA)
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Contrary to what was seen on screen, stars Gary Graham and Anne-Marie Johnson did not get along with one another, mostly because of their differences in political beliefs. Graham was mostly Conservative while Johnson had a more Liberal mindset. See more »

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During the first Achilles/Alexander fight, Achilles fires the "secret" green laser from the Robot's chest turret. However, it was stated very bluntly during the weapons briefing that the laser was mounted in the shoulder turret. See more »

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Alexander: [to Achilles] I kill you already!
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Alexander: In here!
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One of the best!!!
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One of the best movies out there. Yeah maybe the cinematography wasn't the greatest, but an excellent plot and concept. Great for the time and brilliant and creative ideas. Something different from the usual movies and great fun. One of my favorites and would recommend to anyone who likes creative and imaginative movies. Post World War 3 and fighting in gigantic robots, the actors gave a great performance and made it all worth while. The sets are not amazing, but simple and worked for the overall look of the film. This movie is very hard to find on DVD, but also on VHS. Check it out cause I have loved it since it came out. Not a mainstream flick and not like anything you've ever seen. Take a look and think like a child. It's a great view and very fun.


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