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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)

Gross USA:

$1,272,977
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This movie has a clear shout out to Marvel"s Fantastic Four. When Robert Alldredge's character, Tex Conway, speaks to Achilles on the intercom, he looks directly into the camera and utters The Thing's iconic quote, "It's clobberin' time!" See more »

Goofs

When Athena enters the robot, she has on a dark visor. This is supposed to protect her from the new flash weapon and helps her get in the robot without being suspected that she is not Achilles. She is knocked down unconscious in the fight, and Achilles comes to rescue her and fight in the robot himself. When he puts on the suit, the visor is now clear for the rest of the fight, as it was for all of his "in the robot" scenes. See more »

Quotes

Achilles: You're making my beer curdle.
Alexander: And you make my drink taste like blood.
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Referenced in Robot Wars (1993) See more »

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The best film ever made. Why it did not win best picture, I do not know.
14 May 2000 | by See all my reviews

This is the best movie in human creation. From the millisecond the movie began to when it ended, I could not stop urinating my pants. The movie was simply incredible. Don't try eating Milk Duds while watching it, you will choke on them. Sure, I jacked up my trousers, but it was worth it for this fine film. I couldn't take my eyes off the movie screen, even when there was a car accident outside and the movie theater caught on fire and my eye was gauged out by a falling beam. I spilled my beverage all over the ground, but I didn't care. The movie was too good. Even the guy that couldn't speak English sitting next to me enjoyed it. He kept yelling "ME GUSTA EL ROBOT JOX!" It is obvious that the film is an international masterpiece. We should all appreciate Stuart Gordon for creating this masterpiece. He should have won a Nobel Peace prize for this marvel of robotdom. Oh man, I have to change my underwear every time I think about Mr. Gordon. He makes me proud. His vision of robot battle was something I will never forget. And don't forget: NO GUTS, NO GALAXY! THE RULES OF THE ROBOT JOX. VIVA LOS ROBOTS DE JOX!


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