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1.3
7 Ratings

Steel

Directed by Kenneth Johnson
United States, 1997
Action, Crime, Sci-Fi

Synopsis

Justice. Safe streets. Payback. Metallurgist John Henry Irons vows to claim them all when a renegade military reject puts new superweapons in dangerous hands. Helped by an electronics wiz and an imaginative scrap metal worker, Irons becomes Steel, a modern day superhero.

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Steel Directed by Kenneth Johnson

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  • Renton47's rating of the film Steel

    It would be easy to focus on everything bad about this non-committal hero flick which seems to be so generalised that it begins to resemble the bland junk-yard on-screen. But anyway that would be to overlook the endearing optimism of this screen equivalent of ghetto Batman which swaps the nihilism of those films with an armed-wheelchair shooting missiles at the military-industrial complex.