Robot Boxing in the 21st Century

While other recent science fiction movies feature cyborgs (Iron Man) and computer software (Tron Legacy),  Real Steel is a story about true robot automatons -- androids that have evolved from early prototypes in the science fiction movies Forbidden Planet and Metropolis.

Find original movie posters, memorabilia and collectibles from Real Steel starring Hugh Jackman, Dakota Goyo, Evangeline Lily and the Atom Robot. Learn more about classic sci-fi movies.

Real Steel Robot Toys

Rock'em Sock'em Robots (image source)

Three ways to watch robot boxing

Blu-ray / DVD


Making of Metal Valley & Building the Bots

Audio commentary by director Shawn Levy

Blu-ray / DVD + Digital Copy

Exclusive to the Blu-ray Disc

Deleted & extended scenes
introduction by Shawn Levy

Countdown to the fight: The Charlie Kenton Story

Real Steel Second Screen: Ringside with Shawn Levy
Simultaniously explore exclusive interactive content with your iPad or computer as you watch the movie

Sugar Ray Leonard: Cornerman’s Champ

+ all DVD Bonus Features

Compact Disc

DVD Release Date: January 24, 2012

Walt Disney Studios

Run Time: 127 minutes

Rated: PG-13

Buy the Real Steel video Three-Disc Combo with exclusive Blu-ray features, DVD bonus material and a digital copy, the Two-Disc Blu-ray/DVD Combo, buy the Compact disc or watch the video online with Amazon Instant Video.

This is the next generation of robots!
Presenting world-class fighting robots, the greatest mechanical
boxers assembled for the World Robot Boxing league.SDCC 2011: Offsite: Real Steel
Noisy Boy shined-up and ready for boxing at the Comic Con (SDCC 2011)

Real Steel” is an action drama about a former boxer (Hugh Jackman) who, against all odds, gets one last shot at a comeback when he teams up with his estranged son (Dakota Goyo) to build and train the perfect contender for the new high-tech sport of robot boxing.

Action figure toys from the movie

Real Steel Robot Toys
Two Waves of outstanding Real Steel robot toys created for this sci-fi action film. Find the best deals online for Deluxe and Basic action figure toys…

Motion picture promo posters

Bus stop and pay phone posters


Comic-Con exclusive toys
Each year, toy companies create exclusive collectors items for customers who attend the San Diego Comic-Con and other large comic book conventions. Super Freddy Funko is your guide…

Original Rock'em Sock'em Robots game

original Rock'em Sock'em Robots
Rock ‘Em Sock ‘Em ROBOTS Game

These are the original Rock’em Sock’em Robots that started it all, produced by many different toy makers over the years. You can buy the game in England by the name of Raving Bonkers, the perfect gift on Boxing Day – a National Holiday in the UK, Canada and Australia, usually on the day after Christmas, December 26th.

Real Steel Battle Champions robot games
Review playsets and role playing games based on the popular sci-fi action movie Real Steel starring Hugh Jackman. Play with action figures in 2 different types of boxing rings, or build your own robot…

Movie memorabilia

Movie promotion swag

Real Steel Robots: Atom Version 1
Atom - The real hero of the movie


Buy Real Steel posters online

Noisy Boy Robot
Noisy Boy - Generation 1 robot champ

Check the auction description to verify the size and quality of posters. Look for original, large-format posters direct from the printing house.


Real Steel robot toys

Toys and games from the movie

Noisy Boy, Atom, Zeus, Twin Cities and Midas are ready to battle in the first wave of robot fighters for World Robot Boxing.

Zeus robot boxer
Zeus Real Steel Action Figure

These are incredibly detailed figures, with full articulation,
and each one features the signature move of the robot.

A total of 14 action figures were released in two separate Waves. Set the stage for fighting robots at home with the Battle Champions Boxing Arena and the Build and Brawl Playset.

Real Steel Robot Toys
Two Waves of outstanding Real Steel robot toys created for this sci-fi action film. Find the best deals online for Deluxe and Basic action figure toys. 4 Deluxe Figures in the first wave come with a “signature move”…

Hugh Jackman as Charlie in the corner with Noisy Boy
Real Steel Poster – Teaser Flyer 11×17 – 2011 Movie Hugh Jackman NT

Hugh Jackman as Charlie in the corner with Noisy Boy

Funko Pop! vinyl toys & bobble heads
Pop! Vinyl action figure toys created by Funko come in 12 different groups, with more than 500 popular characters from cartoons, current movies, comic book superheroes and legends of rock ‘n’ roll.

Metro in the Real Steel movie
Ambush is the first robot appearing in the movie

Celebrity news

Movie Premiere, Hugh Jackman, Sugar Ray Leonard ...

Real Steel premiered in the United States on October 7th, but there's been talk since April about the sequel.

New Virgin Atlantic airplane pictured with Hugh Jackman
Hugh Jackman and stewardesses launching a new jet with Atom. © Virgin Atlantic Airline

Evangeline Lilly talks 'Real Steel' and 'The Hobbit'
A quick glance at Evangeline Lilly's IMDb page (see below) shows that she's appeared in a few performances - but they're really good ones: the TV series Lost, The Hurt Locker and The Hobbit.
'Real Steel' Sequel Will Focus On Story's 'Humanity' - MTV Movie News| MTV
Hugh [Jackman]'s definitely in and, certainly, I can't give away too much, but Dakota [Goyo], Evangeline [Lilly] and Hugh are all a big part of the sequel.
Robots take #1 title as 'Real Steel' earns $27.3M
Hugh Jackman's "Real Steel" debuted at No. 1 with $27.3 million in box office sales over the weekend, according to studio estimates Sunday.
Stage Set Photos: World Robot Boxing | Rama's Screen
Photos from one of the locations for REAL STEEL, in the GM Renaissance Center in Detroit Michigan.
Hugh Jackman official website
The Hugh Jackman Experience has interviews, photos and information about his performances.

Real Steel movie trailer

Hugh Jackman & Sugar Ray

Touchstone Pictures has released a new featurette that offers a sneak peek behind the scenes with former heavy-weight boxing world champion Sugar Ray Leonard coaching Hugh Jackman – which included taking a few body blows from the champ – with commentary from director Shawn Levy, Jackman and Leonard. Running time 1:52.

Real Steel movie robot Midas
Midas has the orange Mohawk haircut

Real Steel Cast and Crew

Links to IMDb pages

Evangeline Lily
Evangeline Lily

The Real Steel Movie twitter stream with the latest buzz about celebrities and reviews

Shawn Levy - Director
Director known for comedy movies including 2 Night at the Museum movies (2006 & 2009).
Hugh Jackman as Charlie Kenton
His career started with the theater in Sydney, Australia in 1995, and the first X-Men movie in 2000.
Evangeline Lilly as Bailey Tallet
A Canadian actress known for her roles in Lost (2004), and The Hurt Locker (2008), among others.
Dakota Goyo as Max Kenton
Max is the one who finds the robot and gets his father involved.
Kevin Durand as Ricky
Kevin played Little John in Robin Hood (2010) and worked with Jackman on X-Men Origins (2009).
Olga Fonda as Farra Lemcova
Born Olga Tchakova, she appears in Little Fockers (2010) and roles on popular TV shows.
Karl Yune as Tak Mashido
Karl played Kiochi in Memoirs of a Geisha (2005).
Phil LaMarr as ESPN Boxing Commentator
Phil is a very popular voice actor who played Cowboy Curtis on the The Pee-Wee Herman Show on Broadway (TV movie).
Hope Davis
Hope played opposite Jack Nicholson as Jeannie Schmidt in the movie About Schmidt.
James Rebhorn
James appears in many films including Scent of a Woman (1992) and The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999)
Did you Know?... The original Science Fiction story by Richard Matheson

"Steel" is the original 1956 short story by prolific science fiction writer Richard Matheson that was adapted for Episode #122 of The Twilight Zone TV program in 1962 featuring 'Battling Maxo'. Real Steel is also loosely based on this golden age science fiction tale.

Original story behind the movie

Richard Matheson book

Author of the original, classic sci-fi short story Steel which inspired the movie.

Steel: And Other Stories

Midas Real Steel robots bus stop movie poster

Noisy Boy Gen 1 Robot   Photos by dotpattern

These posters appeared on the streets for only one week before and after the movie premiere.

Phone booths and bus stops have fluorescent backlights behind these durable translucent posters to bring out the bright colors. The eyes have a menacing glow at night.

Viral Marketing Poster

Real Steel viral poster: Noisy Boy

A 'viral marketing poster' that was sent to the first users of the World Robot Boxing website. This is my favorite poster with the cool chinese characters and the high-contrast profile view.

I ordered each of these sets and they are all printed thick paper stock. The double-sided posters are my favorite. The shadow of the image on the opposite side does not show through the thick paper. TheNoisy Boy is getting scarce.

Viral Campaign for REAL STEEL Begins
The viral campaign was launched when mysterious game controllers were discovered at the PAX east gaming convention.
REAL STEEL Billboard Art
The long skinny posters of the robots on this page are copies of the huge billboards that appeared a few weeks before the movie opening.
Underworld Overthrow
A new viral website has been discovered that shows a brief preview clip of two of the main robots, Noisy Boy and Midas, engaged in an underground brawl.

Champions aren't born. They're made.

Atom left some parts in the ring

Real Steel poster style A

See the Bovine boxing poster parody of the original movie poster, from Snack to the future

Robots version 0.1

Classic models from the past

Metropolis Buchmesse

Robby The Robot from Forbidden Planet (1956)

Maschinen-mensch from Metropolis (1927)


Halloween Costumes

Real Steel Halloween costumes »

Official movie websites

Watch movie trailers and create your own robot

Make your own robot - ATOM paper robotMake folded paper robot models of Noisy Boy, or create your own robot online to play the games at the WRB website.
Real Steel: Paper Models - Download
Two styles of folded paper robots! Free download. One simple and one detailed design for all skill levels.
World Robot Boxing
The official website for the World Robot Boxing league. Outfit your own personalized robot boxer and compete in the games online.
Download Real Steel screen savers and desktop backgrounds
Widescreen previews of the movie with extras including a complete photo gallery, download free screensavers and the best prints from the movie (in 6 different sizes), story line, video trailers, online games.
Real Steel Movie Trailers
30 different trailers and sneak peaks on The Real Steel movie channel at YouTube (updated)
Real Steel | Facebook
Buy tickets, download free desktop wallpapers and see trailers and set photos.

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Wreck-it Ralph toys and games

Wreck-it Ralph action figure toys and games
Wreck-it Ralph toys are hot this Holiday season and Funko just released their new Pop! Vinyl figures to coincide with the opening of the movie….

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  • mcsburlea Jul 08, 2013 @ 5:10 am
  • Papier Dec 05, 2012 @ 1:56 am
    Rock 'em Sock 'em Robots are complicated enough for me.
  • SolarEclipseWatcher Oct 06, 2012 @ 6:32 pm
    Love the Japanese characters!
  • dotpattern Oct 07, 2012 @ 9:53 am
    That's what first attracted me to these cool robots, that "viral marketing poster" of Noisy Boy and the Japanese writing. Kakkoii ! (cool)
  • johnwilsam Sep 11, 2012 @ 3:23 am
    Nice Lens thanks for sharing

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