All Genres: Sci-Fi
Release Year: 1990
Director: Stuart Gordon
Writing by: Stuart Gordon – (story)
Joe Haldeman – (screenplay)
Produced by: Albert Band – producer
Charles Band – executive producer
Frank Hildebrand – line producer
Cast: Gary Graham – Achilles
Anne-Marie Johnson – Athena
Paul Koslo – Alexander
Robert Sampson – Commisioner Jameson (sic)
Danny Kamekona – Dr. Matsumoto
Hilary Mason – Professor Laplace
Michael Alldredge – Tex Conway
Jeffrey Combs – 1st Prole
Michael Saad – 2nd Prole
Ian Patrick Williams – Phillip
Jason Marsden – Tommy
Music: Frédéric Talgorn
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Plot Outline: It is post-World War III. War is outlawed. In its place, are matches between large Robots called Robot Jox…
Plot: It is post-World War III. War is outlawed. In its place, are matches between large Robots called Robot Jox. These matches take place between two large superpowers over disputed territories. The main character Achilles is a pilot in one of the large Robots. The plot revolves around him and a match for the state of Alaska.
Movie Quotes: Alexander:”>to Achilles] I kill you already!
Alexander: In here!
Crazy Credits: We know about 2 Crazy Credits. One of them reads:
All initial copies of the original 1991 UK 'PG' Video had the full promo video for Bryan Adams' “Everything I Do (I Do It For You)” played underneath the credits at the end of the film.
Goofs: We know about 4 goofs. Here comes one of them:
Continuity: During the first Achilles/Alexander fight, Achilles fires the “secret” green laser from the Robot's chest turret. However, it was stated very bluntly during the weapons briefing that the laser was mounted in the shoulder turret.
Trivia: There are 2 entries in the trivia list – like these:
- Empire Pictures went bankrupt during the filming of this, its most expensive film ever. The film was bought by Epic Productions and finished and released nearly two full years after having been first started.
- The patches worn on the suits of Tex and Achilles include real US Army unit patches, such as the 101st AIRBORNE and the 18TH AIRBORNE CORP.