The typical boy-and-his-dog movie is getting a 21st Century makeover in the form of A.X.L., a story about a teenager biker who finds a choice piece of military AI—and makes it his pet! Okay, it’s not exactly horror, but one look at the trailer below and we think you’ll agree: A.X.L. looks like a rip-roaring good time for fans of digital FX and coming of age dramedy.
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Official Synopsis: In the vein of classic ‘80s family movies SHORT CIRCUIT and FLIGHT OF THE NAVIGATOR, A.X.L. is a new adventure about a down-on-his-luck teenage bike rider, Miles (Alex Neustaedter), who stumbles upon an advanced, robotic, military dog named A.X.L. Endowed with next-generation artificial intelligence but with the heart of a dog, A.X.L. forms an emotional bond with Miles, much to the chagrin of the rogue military scientists who created A.X.L. and would do anything to retrieve him. Knowing what is at stake if A.X.L. gets captured, Miles teams up with his smart, resourceful crush, Sara (Becky G), to protect his new best friend on a timeless, epic adventure for the whole family.
A.X.L. is written and directed by Oliver Daly and stars Thomas Jane, Becky G, and Dominic Rains. Look for it in US Theaters beginning August 24th.
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