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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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The screams of the spectators being crushed by the giant robot were later sampled in the song "The Becoming" by Nine Inch Nails. See more »

Goofs

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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Achilles: You can live.
Alexander: Yes, if I kill you with this!
Achilles: We can both live!
Alexander: We are already dead. We are Robot Jox!
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Referenced in Robot Wars (1993) See more »

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Greatest Giant Robot fighting after World War 3 movie ever.
8 October 2003 | by (Mrs. Brunson's Class) – See all my reviews

This was a great movie. There wasn't one minute this movie was on when I wasn't laughing. This movie wasn't supposed to be a comedy, but that's what it ended up being. The one liner's, particularly the one where the Russian says "This time next week, I kill you dead", and just the crappy effects were enough to make this movie great. My favorite part of this movie is when the giant chainsaw comes out of one of the robot's crotch. I mean, come on. How can they be serious. And then you have the fat cowboy who is exactly like Joe Don Baker killing Chinese people. It's great. If you've never laughed at anything, rent this movie, or if possible buy it. Please.


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