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Robot Wars
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Director:
Writers:
Charles Band (original idea)
Jackson Barr (screenplay)
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Release Date:
28 April 1993 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
First There Was ROBOT JOX... See more »
Plot:
In the year 2041, the rebel Centros are a plague to the survivors of the great toxic gas scare of 1993... See more » | Add synopsis »
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User Reviews:
A Passable Giant Robot Flick See more (11 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Don Michael Paul ... Drake

Barbara Crampton ... Leda

James Staley ... Stumpy

Lisa Rinna ... Annie
Danny Kamekona ... Wa-Lee

Yuji Okumoto ... Chou-Sing

J. Downing ... Lt. Plunkett
Peter Haskell ... Rooney
Sam Scarber ... Lt. Pritchard

Steve Eastin ... Boles

Peter Mark Vasquez ... Centro Leader
Juan García ... Centro Main Man

Burke Byrnes ... Technician
Keith S. Payson ... Security Guard

Pamela Denise Weaver ... Passenger 1
Lee Magnuson ... Passenger 2
Martin L. Carlton ... Passenger 3 (as Martin Carlton)
Eric B. Sindon ... A / V Voice
Breck Graham ... Gun-Toting Centro
Benjamin Sitzer ... Gun-Toting Centro
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Directed by
Albert Band 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Charles Band  original idea
Jackson Barr  screenplay

Produced by
Charles Band .... producer
Letitia Knight .... line producer
Keith S. Payson .... line producer
 
Original Music by
David Arkenstone 
 
Cinematography by
Adolfo Bartoli 
 
Film Editing by
Margeret-Anne Smith 
 
Casting by
Perry Bullington 
Robert MacDonald 
 
Production Design by
Milo 
 
Costume Design by
Mark Bridges 
 
Makeup Department
Keith Hall .... makeup department head
 
Production Management
Letitia Knight .... production manager
 
Art Department
Gay Perello .... property master
Renato Raposo .... set dresser
 
Sound Department
Roger Mende .... sound effects
William Mings .... sound effects
 
Special Effects by
Greg Aronowitz .... interior cockpit construction
Rob Sherwood .... interior cockpit construction
 
Visual Effects by
David Allen .... effects supervisor
David Allen .... stop motion animation
Yancy Calzada .... stop-motion armature
Jim Danforth .... additional stop-motion
Linda Drake .... optical effects supervisor (as Linda Obalil)
Chris Endicott .... stop-motion animator
Paul Jessel .... animator
John Vincent .... visual effects crew
 
Stunts
Chino Binamo .... stunt coordinator
Kenny Endoso .... stunts
Jeff Imada .... stunts
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Aldo Antonelli .... director of photography: second unit
David Bret Egen .... video assist operator
Brett Nerem .... electrician
Vance Trussell .... gaffer
 
Editorial Department
Sherril Schlesinger .... assistant editor
 
Other crew
Cynthia Gates Fujikawa .... production accountant
Michael Vasquez .... assistant accountant
Brett B. White .... puppeteer
Scott Woodard .... puppeteer
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Robot Jox 2: Robot Wars" - USA (alternative title)
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Runtime:
Germany:67 min | UK:69 min
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Certification:
Australia:PG (TV rating) | UK:PG | USA:PG
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Trivia:
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:
Continuity: 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 »
Quotes:
Wa-Lee:Peekaboo, I kill you!See more »
Movie Connections:
Spoofs Puppetmaster (1989) (V)See more »
Soundtrack:
STUDIO CITY SHUFFLESee more »

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2 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
A Passable Giant Robot Flick, 5 June 2007
Author: psamathos from Canada

There's nothing quite like watching giant robots doing battle over a desert wasteland, and Robot Wars does deliver. Sure, the acting is lousy, the dialogue is sub-par, and the characters are one-dimensional, but it has giant robots! The special effects themselves are actually quite good for the period. They are certainly not as polished as today's standards, but it contains a minimum of computer graphics and instead uses miniatures, so it has aged fairly well. Its shortcomings are easily overlooked given the films short runtime, and it does have a certain tongue-in-cheek humour in parts that make it quite enjoyable. I would recommend this to any fan of giant robots or cheesy sci-fi who is looking for a lighthearted hour of distraction.

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