…it’s our world, not the future, that we relate to most.
Aside from the boxing robot, this picture takes place in our time and place. The car, the motel, and the sweatpants are indistinguishable from Rocky, which came out 30 years ago.
Or, if you prefer…
…it’s about a father, not the robot, finding himself.
One of these characters is beating the odds. It's not the one in focus.