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Max Steel (2016)

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The adventures of teenager Max McGrath and his alien companion, Steel, who must harness and combine their tremendous new powers to evolve into the turbo-charged superhero Max Steel.

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Stewart Hendler
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ben Winchell ... Max McGrath
Josh Brener ... Steel (voice)
Maria Bello ... Molly McGrath
Andy Garcia ... Dr. Miles Edwards
Ana Villafañe ... Sofia Martinez
Mike Doyle ... Jim McGrath
Phillip DeVona ... Harkins
Billy Slaughter ... Murphy
Al Mitchell ... Dr. Smith
Lawrence Kao ... Dr. Lee
Brett Gentile ... Mr. Quinn
Jahnee Wallace ... Student / Thirsty Kid
Avis-Marie Barnes ... Ms. Bernardo
Brandon Larracuente ... Attentive Kid
Clayton Frey ... Punk
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Storyline

When teenage Max McGrath discovers his body can generate the universe's most powerful energy, he must bond with the only being able to contain it - a mysterious techno-organic extraterrestrial named Steel. United as the superhero Max Steel, the two friends must combat an alien menace and unlock the secrets of their past. Written by Anonymous

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some sci-fi action violence | See all certifications »

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UK | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 October 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Čelični Maks See more »

Filming Locations:

Wilmington, North Carolina, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,182,216, 16 October 2016, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$3,818,664

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$6,272,403
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Color
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Trivia

Originally, the character of Sydney Gardner, Max's love interest from Max Steel (2013) was going to be in the film, but it was changed to Sofia Martinez. See more »

Goofs

Steel describes itself as parasitic but the relationship between Max and Steel is symbiotic, not parasitic. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Molly McGrath: [to Max sitting on roof of house] Max! What are you doing up there?
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Connections

Remake of Max Steel (2013) See more »

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LANTAN
Written by Pichit Paiboon (GEMA)
Published by Sonoton APM (ASCAP) and Sonoton Music GmbH Co KG (GEMA)
Courtesy of APM Music
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Had the potential to be a great film, but it just wasn't clicking.
21 October 2016 | by subxerogravitySee all my reviews

I remember a cartoon that pretty much was the same deal, except that cartoon more had a base on action sports which was what I was expecting with this film but as it turns out there was another more recent cartoon, this movie was based on.

Max is a kid who moved around a lot and he discovers why when he moves to the place were his mom and dad met and it triggers the energy spectrum that gives him super powers.

The formula was straight forward and it should have worked but all it did was doze me off, literally snoozing. Thought the movie did have some interesting surprises, but I spent most of the flick trying to keep my eyes open to pay too much attention.

Will say I enjoyed Andy García's role in this film. Far different than anything I've seen him in before and he most likely did it cause it was fun to do and he looked like he had fun. So that was enjoyable.

Max Steel could have been so much better, but it's not. So it's not worth watching. Should have based it on the 1st cartoon I guess.


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