History Film / RealSteel

26th May '17 3:42:16 PM Odacon_Spy
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* HourglassPlot: At first, Charlie is the reckless one, and Max is the cautious methodical one. As the movie progresses, Max becomes more reckless and aggressive, and Charlie starts thinking things out more.



** At first, Charlie is the reckless one, and Max is the cautious methodical one. As the movie progresses, Max becomes more reckless and aggressive, and Charlie starts thinking things out more.
22nd May '17 4:59:17 PM Eagal
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Or, as it's become known on the Internet, ''[[FanNickname Rock 'em Sock 'em Robots: The Movie]]''.
22nd May '17 4:58:56 PM Eagal
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* LaserGuidedKarma: When Max puts up money he doesn't have in a bet with Ricky and loses, Ricky tracks him down and beats him. Ricky then proceeds to make a bet with Finn, with money ''he'' doesn't have. [[WhatAnIdiot He tries to run out on Finn when the latter shows up, without thinking that a promoter and bookie acting on the major league would be]] GenreSavvy [[WhatAnIdiot enough to have backup to catch an idiot that wants to backpedal on the failed bet]]. At the end, he's "escorted" (read: shoved) off the arena, and one can presume his offscreen fate.

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* LaserGuidedKarma: When Max puts up money he doesn't have in a bet with Ricky and loses, Ricky tracks him down and beats him. Ricky then proceeds to make a bet with Finn, with money ''he'' doesn't have. [[WhatAnIdiot He tries to run out on Finn when the latter shows up, without thinking that a promoter and bookie acting on the major league would be]] GenreSavvy [[WhatAnIdiot be smart enough to have backup to catch an idiot that wants to backpedal on the failed bet]].bet. At the end, he's "escorted" (read: shoved) off the arena, and one can presume his offscreen fate.
22nd May '17 4:49:37 PM Eagal
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* DespairEventHorizon: See HeroicBSOD.

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* DespairEventHorizon: See HeroicBSOD.%%* DespairEventHorizon
22nd May '17 4:48:41 PM Eagal
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* BilingualBonus: The kanji on Noisy Boy.
22nd May '17 12:49:04 PM Eagal
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* CaliforniaDoubling: Detroit doubled for Texas.



* FollowTheLeader: The influences of ''Transformers'' and ''Rocky'' are clearly felt. Not quite enough to qualify for XMeetsY but enough to mention.



* RecycledINSPACE: ''Film/{{Rocky}}'' [[AC:with robots!]]

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* %%* RecycledINSPACE: ''Film/{{Rocky}}'' [[AC:with robots!]]
24th Apr '17 4:31:49 AM DarthWalrus
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** To be fair, Finn also refered to Ricky as "Pardner".
24th Apr '17 4:16:47 AM DarthWalrus
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** Similarly, Midas is thin and wiry compared to the other non-Atom bots in the movie, and makes up for his weight disadvantage with speed, flexibility, and dirty grappling-heavy boxing.
14th Apr '17 10:23:51 PM Ran2000
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* [[HalfTheManHeUsedToBe Half The Robot It Used To Be]]: One of Zeus' opponents, Axelrod, gets bisected at the waist.

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* [[HalfTheManHeUsedToBe Half The Robot It Used To Be]]: One of Zeus' opponents, Axelrod, gets bisected at the waist. Only Axelrod's upper half gets carted out, twitching and punching the air.
-->'''Max:''' Did you see that?! That's what's left of Axelrod!



* JumpScare: As Charlie and Max take a look inside Crash Palace, there is a brief shot of a bot named Albino sitting up and throwing a punch, giving Max the creeps.



* ThatPoorCar: Atom smashes one of his opponents into a car during the montage. Cue the car alarm.

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* ThatPoorCar: Atom smashes one of his opponents Blacktop into a car during the montage. Cue the car alarm.



* UsedFuture: Invoked in some of the robots, who look like they've seen better days. Mostly applies to underground fighters; WRB League robots like Twin Cities and Zeus are well taken care of.

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* UsedFuture: Invoked in some of the robots, who look like they've seen better days. Mostly applies to underground fighters; fighters like Midas and Metro; WRB League robots like Twin Cities and Zeus are well taken care of.
14th Apr '17 10:03:47 PM Ran2000
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** Tak Moshido, Zeus' creator. BackStory on the film's website reveals that he was the original creator of Noisy Boy, Charlie's second robot, and was also one of the revolutionary inventors of robot boxing.

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** Tak Moshido, Mashido, Zeus' creator. BackStory on the film's website reveals that he was the original creator of Noisy Boy, Charlie's second robot, and was also one of the revolutionary inventors of robot boxing.



* CombatBreakdown: [[spoiler:In the final fight, All the fancy indierect commands for both Atom and Zeus are dropped through damage or desperation.]]

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* CombatBreakdown: [[spoiler:In the final fight, round, All the fancy indierect indirect commands for both Atom and Zeus are dropped through damage or desperation.desperation, with Charlie using Atom's shadow mode and Tak controlling Zeus manually.]]



* CreatorCameo: Screenwriter John Gatins plays Kingpin, the mohawked promoter who heads "The Zoo". [[LargeHam That might explain his enthusiasm.]]

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* CreatorCameo: Screenwriter John Gatins plays Kingpin, the mohawked promoter who heads "The Zoo".The Zoo. [[LargeHam That might explain his enthusiasm.]]



--> '''Charlie''': "Oh, come on. Are you kidding me with those eyes?"

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--> '''Charlie''': "Oh, come on. Are you kidding me with those eyes?"eyes? Dammit..."



** The games give the minor bots their own nicknames. Blacktop is "The Bot out of Hell", Six Shooter is "The Sheriff of Robotown", Gridlock is "The Bronze Bodybuilder Bot", Axelrod is "The Wheel-Spinning Fistfighter", and so on.

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** The games give the minor bots their own nicknames. Blacktop is "The Bot out of Hell", Six Shooter is "The Sheriff of Robotown", Gridlock is "The Bronze Bronzed Bodybuilder Bot", Axelrod is "The Wheel-Spinning Fistfighter", and so on.



** Not to mention the fact that he "fires" his arms, producing a gunshot sound effect. A similar gag is made for Black Top, whose punches make an engine revving sound effect.

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** Not to mention the fact that he "fires" his arms, producing a gunshot sound effect. A similar gag is made for Black Top, Blacktop, whose punches make an engine a motorcyle's revving sound effect.
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