Skip to main content


Based on 16 Reviews
critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 1 )
  • 50
    Peter Stack San Francisco Chronicle

    It's a violent yet occasionally funny film - thanks to some inventive gags that pop up - and it hits some of the same blood-splashed chords as "Terminator." [17 Jul 1987] show more

  • 75
    Mike Clark USA Today

    Though Robocop is too well-crafted to be entirely loathsome, it's at best an amoral goof. Yet like the comparably silly Lethal Weapon, it cynically pushes all the right action-audience buttons. Better duck - here comes a monster hit. [17 Jul 1987] show more

  • 88
    TV Guide

    A first-rate production full of nonstop action and inventive special effects but what truly makes Robocop spellbinding is a superior script. show more

  • 75
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    Robocop is a thriller with a difference. show more

  • 75
    Jay Carr Boston Globe

    [Verhoeven's] cold, slick, funny, high-powered movie is informed by a humanism this genre almost always abandons in its chase after vigilante splat. [17 Jul 1987] show more

  • 63
    Stephen Cole The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    Robocop isn't going to win Verhoeven any medals - the focus remains on action, guns and gore - but it's a flashy movie with enough wit to be more than just another dumb bucket of bolts. [17 Jul 1987] show more

  • 50
    Dave Kehr Chicago Tribune

    Paul Verhoeven's RoboCop is a stylish piece of work that leaves a sour aftertaste. [17 Jul 1987] show more

  • 80

    It was this love of mayhem combined with a biting comic attack on neo-fascist corporatism - most notably seen in the TV ads for products like the apocalyptic board game Nuke 'Em - which helped raise Robocop above the common sci-fi herd. show more

  • 67
    Marjorie Baumgarten Austin Chronicle

    Great effects and a nasty undercurrent drive this vehicle. show more

  • 90

    Robocop is as tightly worked as a film can be, not a moment or line wasted. show more

  • July 24, 2012 thank you jesus
    Report This User

    It kept my imagnation in full gear and made me look forward to the sequel!!

My Settings

You are currently subscribed as: {email}


Get the latest reviews, movie news, photos, and trailers sent straight to your inbox.

Weekly Newsletter

Daily alerts


You're not following any movies.

These are the movies you’re currently following.

    Update settings