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Release Date: July 17th, 1987

R|1 hr. 42 min.

Plot Summary
In a violent, near-apocalyptic Detroit, evil corporation Omni Consumer Products wins a contract from the city government to privatize the police force. To test their crime-eradicating cyborgs, the company leads street cop Alex Murphy (Peter Weller) into an armed confrontation with crime lord Boddicker (Kurtwood Smith) so they can use his body to support their untested RoboCop prototype. But when RoboCop learns of the company's nefarious plans, he turns on his masters.

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Genres: Science fiction, Action

Distributor: Criterion Collection, Orion Pictures, MGM/UA Home Entertainment Inc.

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

  • Robocop is a thriller with a difference. show more

  • 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]

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