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Robot Wars (1993)

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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Danny Kamekona ...
Lt. Plunkett
Lt. Pritchard
Centro Leader
Juan Garcia ...
Centro Main Man (as Juan García)
Security Guard (as Keith S. Payson)
Passenger 1


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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28 April 1993 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Robot Jox 2: Robot Wars  »

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Bumped from March 1993 release date. See more »


The film has been mirrored in some of the docking scenes. When Mega Robot 2 is walking up to the dock at Crystal Vista carrying Leda and Annie the dock is on the left side of the robot. However, the attendant opens the door on the right side of the cabin (Leda and Annie are sitting in the back corner of the cabin). After the passengers exit the camera switches to an outside view and you see the left side of the robot and no docking tower. Later, when Mega Robot 2 arrives with General Wa-Lee you again see the docking tower is on the left side. See more »


Wa-Lee: Peekaboo, I kill you!
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Spoofs Puppetmaster (1989) See more »


Composed and Performed by Jay Leslie, ASCAP
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Protagonist looks like a fat lazy slob, movie lacks said namesake robots!
6 August 2013 | by See all my reviews

I have to get this out right away, the main protagonist was horribly miscast. If they were making a live action movie of the Simpsons then he would have been too busy playing Barney Gumble to play in Robot Wars. Now as for the actual movie. I am lead to believe by the VHS box that it's a sequel or at very least a spin off of the movie named "Robot Jox," a movie I vaguely remember watching on the space channel late at night a few years ago. Where in Robot Jox people were fighting with super awesome robots in an arena over territory, the somewhat counter- intuitively named Robot Wars is about peace time where all those awesome robots have been destroyed save for one now used for tours through the desert or something. Then the get some other robot and fight for a bit. I hate to rag on the main character more but seriously, half the movie he's drunk and acting like a drunken slob which may be reason to retract my previous statement about him being miscast. I don't want to spoil any of this cerebral story line but you can tell in the kiss at the end that the girl was all like "hmm you smell like cheep beer and bad hygiene"

I paid $.99 for the VHS tape and the only further value I will gain from it is having filler for the back of my VHS shelf so I don't have to keep a movie I might watch back there.

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