50 years after a nuclear war, the two superpowers handle territorial disputes in a different way. Each fields a giant robot to fight one-on-one battles in official matches, each piloted by a man inside, known as robot jockeys or jox. The contest for possession of Alaska will be fought by two of the best. The conscientious Achilles fights for the Americans. Opposing him is a Russian, Alexander.

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  1. Stuart Gordon

    Director, Story

  2. Joe Haldeman


Top Billed Cast

  1. Gary Graham

    Gary Graham


  2. Anne-Marie Johnson

    Anne-Marie Johnson


  3. Paul Koslo

    Paul Koslo


  4. RS

    Robert Sampson

    Commisioner Jameson

  5. DK

    Danny Kamekona

    Dr. Matsumoto

  6. HM

    Hilary Mason

    Professor Laplace

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 25m

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Revenue -

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Release Information

  • November 21, 1990
    PG, Theatrical



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