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Real Steel 
"is a 2011 American science fiction sports drama film starring Hugh Jackman and co-produced and directed by Shawn Levy.
The film is based in part on the 1956 short story "Steel" by Richard Matheson, though screenwriter John Gatins placed the film
in U.S. state fairs and other "old-fashioned" Americana settings...
Animatronic robots were built for the film, and motion capture technology was used to depict the brawling of computer-generated robots and animatronics...
In 2020, human boxers have been replaced by robot boxers.
Charlie Kenton (Hugh Jackman) is a former boxer who owns such a robot, Ambush, competing in unsanctioned matches and in exhibitions with it..."

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Real Steel - Official site




More Real Steel Robots Revealed

Father-and-son team prove their metal
Article + Video


Battling Bots
"TFK chats with Dakota Goyo, 12, about his ... film Real Steel."




Real Steel: Conflict
"There are several levels of conflict in the movie Real Steel
The students will break into groups and describe the conflict(s) in the category given and describe the resolution if any of that conflict..."
+ Class Discussion

Real Steel (2011) – Real Survival Lessons + a video



Real Steel 2011 Movie Sheets

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Real Steel - A worksheet
"It´s an amusing film for all ages (especially kids and teenagers). It combines science-fiction and a lot of action."
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Movie Worksheet

"Contains a 3 page set of worksheets. One worksheet for 1/3 of the movie. Also contains a Powerpoint answer key and a colouring page."

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Real Steel Movie questions
"1.What is the plot of the movie?
2.In what round did Axel lose against Zeus?
3.What type of bot is Atom?
4.-Where was Twin Cities hitch?
5.How much money did Charlie tell the girls to pay to get a picture with Ambush?
6.Does Charlie's robot fight with Debra's roboot with the winner Gaining custody of Charlie's son?
7.What is the name of Charlie's son?
8.How did Charlie gain custody when he did not want custody?
9.Do Charlie and Max bond over their love for Ambush?
10.What is "Real Steel" about?
11.Why do robots fight? Do the robots not like each other?
12.What is the real reason behind this movie?"



Real Steel - Interactive quiz

How well do you know 'Real Steel' ? - interactive

How much do you know Real Steel? - interactive

Real Steel Quiz - interactive

Real Steel Quiz - interactive

The Ultimate Robots Picture Quiz - interactive
"Write the name of the film in the box beneath the image and wait for the tick (or the cross)."

Airsoft, Real Steel, or Paintball? - interactive
  "Can you tell which ones are airsoft, real steel, or paintball guns?"