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Robot Wars (1993)

 -  Action | Sci-Fi  -  28 April 1993 (USA)
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In the year 2041, the rebel Centros are a plague to the survivors of the great toxic gas scare of 1993. A renegade Megarobot pilot and an archaeologist must team up (despite personal ... See full summary »

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Stumpy
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Annie
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Wa-Lee
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Chou-Sing
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Lt. Plunkett
Peter Haskell ...
Rooney
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Boles
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Juan García ...
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In the year 2041, the rebel Centros are a plague to the survivors of the great toxic gas scare of 1993. A renegade Megarobot pilot and an archaeologist must team up (despite personal differences, a reluctant romance, and official pressure to cease and desist) to thwart the Centro's attempts to resurrect a hidden Megarobot, with which they can challenge the prevailing order. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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First There Was ROBOT JOX... See more »

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Robot Jox 2: Robot Wars  »

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Producer Charles Band was originally set to co-direct the film alongside his father, Albert Band but his role as CEO of Full Moon Entertainment prevented him from doing so. See more »

Goofs

Following the gun battle after crashing in the wastelands, Stumpy finds a canteen on one of the dead hostiles. He picks it up, smells it, and says "tequila" as he hands it to Drake. Drake refuses it and throws the canteen away which obviously has no fluid in it by the way it moves, the lack of spillage, and that it makes a distinctive "hollow sound" when it lands. See more »

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Wa-Lee: Peekaboo, I kill you!
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Featured in The Cinema Snob: Robot Jox (2013) See more »

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STUDIO CITY SHUFFLE
Composed and Performed by Jay Leslie, ASCAP
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Special effects a la eighties in the nineties
19 June 1999 | by (Stockholm,Sweden) – See all my reviews

This barely one hour long movie contains a lot of innovative ideas, such as a gigantic passenger-carrying robotic spider. Creative camera work in the passenger compartment of the spider really conveys a feeling of motion. The music is another pleasant surprise, as these types of films often lack considerably in that area. Considering the budget, which was slim, it should be considered an impressive production on the whole. The dialog is the weak spot, lacking the humour of its predecessor Robot Jox. Most of the acting is somewhat lame, partly due to the lack of dramatic build-ups. (Actually, creating drama seems to be a problem in general for the imaginative director Albert Band). The special effects are good, but in the spirit of the eighties. I think David Allen, who made them, is a genius, able to create satisfactory effects from virtually no budget. Anyway, this film is well worth a look for true sci-fi freaks. Only.


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