|Genre:||Recent Releases, Action, Drama|
|Run Time:||122 minutes|
|Year of Release:||2012|
|Distributor:||Buena Vista International, Inc.|
Enter the not-so-distant future where boxing has gone high-tech - 2000-pound, 8-foot-tall steel robots have taken over the ring. Starring Hugh Jackman as Charlie Kenton, a washed-up fighter turned small-time promoter, Real Steel is a riveting, white-knuckle action ride that will leave you cheering.
When Charlie hits rock bottom, he reluctantly teams up with his estranged son Max (Dakota Goyo) to build and train a championship contender. As the stakes in the thrill-packed arena are raised, Charlie and Max, against all odds, get one last shot at a comeback.
Visually stunning, Real Steel is a pulse-pounding, inspirational adventure filled with heart and soul.
Hugh Jackman has won a Golden Globe for his performance in Les Miserables.
The win is a major boost to Jackman's Oscar hopes, confirming him as the second favourite for the Academy Award behind frontrunner Daniel Day-Lewis.
'Wow. Thank you,' a jubilant Jackman said on stage in the Beverly Hilton Hotel.
The Golden Globes splits best actor into two categories, with...
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She explained to the New York Post's Page Six: 'I was always saying I'd marry somebody sensible, like a stockbroker. So he dresses up for...
The robot boxers of Real Steel and the dancers of Footloose are in a tight fight for the US box office title.
The Hugh Jackman tale about machines in the boxing ring took in $US16.3 million ($A16.04 million), which would make it the number one movie for the second straight weekend, according to studio estimates on Sunday.
But Real Steel came in barely ahead of the remake...
Hugh Jackman listened to the 'Rocky' soundtrack while training for 'Real Steel'.
The actor 'loves' all the boxing movies - which see Sylvester Stallone in the role of a small-time fighter who makes it big - and he was inspired by the music when he was getting fit for the role of former boxer Charlie Kenton in his latest motion picture.
Speaking at a press conference for...
Hugh Jackman was 20lbs overweight before shooting 'Real Steel'.
The 42-year-old actor was inspired to take on the role of ex-boxer Charlie Kenton in the movie - which is set in a world where robots are the new fighters - by looking at the professional boxing career of former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson.
He said: 'It was kinda nice not to do all the action, I must admit. I...
Hugh Jackman's latest screen performance may be all about boxing but the Australian star admits that in life he's also taken a few blows.
On the promotion trail in London pushing his new sci-fi film Real Steel, the 42-year-old Aussie admitted to having been on the receiving end of some off-screen punch ups.
'I have been in plenty of fights, and I'm definitely not always the...
Hugh Jackman has chosen Michael Gracey to direct 'The Greatest Show On Earth'.
The Australian actor has been developing the musical movie for the past couple of years along with 'Sex and the City' writer Jenny Bicks and Laurence Mark - who produced the 2009 Oscars, which Hugh hosted - and it will tell the story of entertainer Barnum's life.
Hugh is set to take on the role of...
Aussie star Hugh Jackman will be returning to Sydney next month for the Australian premiere of Real Steel.
Jackman may be a Hollywood heavyweight, but he plays a struggling boxing promoter in Real Steel, which is set far into the future.
In a world where robot boxing is a popular sport, Jackman's character finds a potential champion in a discarded robot, but also discovers...