In the near future, robots have taken over from humans in the boxing ring. Charlie Kenton – a washed up former boxer and small-time promoter (Hugh Jackman) runs patched-up robots in boxing matches in small sleazy venues.
On a visit to a robot junkyard with Max his 11 year old son, Max discovers a half buried robot that he is sure has what it takes to win.
Can they get the robot running? and is this Charlie’s and Max best shot at the big time?