A boxing drama set in the near-future where 2,000-pound humanoid robots do battle.
Starring: Hugh Jackman, Evangeline Lilly, Dakota Goyo, Anthony Mackie & Kevin Durand
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In the near future, robots have replaced humans in boxing. Charlie Kenton (Jackman) loses a chance to become a boxing champion when robots take over, and he becomes a small-time promoter. When he has difficulty making a living, he reluctantly teams up with his son Max (Goyo) to build a robot that can contend for the championship.