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Robot Jox (1989)

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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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Action | Sci-Fi

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21 November 1990 (USA)  »

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Robojox  »

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$10,000,000 (estimated)

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$1,272,977 (USA)
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Empire Pictures went bankrupt during the filming of this, its most expensive film ever. The film was bought by Epic Productions and finished and released nearly two full years after having been first started. See more »

Goofs

Achilles is supposed to be illiterate. This is referenced at least twice in the film; first when Commissioner Jameson reminds Achilles that he isn't even able to read his own contract (which Achilles acknowledges), and second when Achilles asked his brother how the "reading business" was going. However, after he comes out of retirement, Achilles questions Doc Matsumoto about the countdown sheet for his upcoming rematch against Alexander, which he has just read. If Achilles is in fact illiterate, then he would not be able to read the countdown sheet. See more »

Quotes

Alexander: [to Achilles] I kill you already!
[taps head]
Alexander: In here!
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Followed by 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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