• RoboCop (2014)


Release Date: February 12th, 2014

DVD Release Date: June 3rd, 2014

PG-13 |1 hr 57 min

Plot Summary

In 2028, OmniCorp is at the center of robot technology. While its drones have long been used by the military overseas, their use is forbidden in American law enforcement. However, OmniCorp gets a golden opportunity to crack that market when Detroit cop Alex Murphy (Joel Kinnaman) is critically injured in the line of duty. By transforming Murphy into a cyborg, OmniCorp executives hope to rake in billions for their shareholders, but they forget one thing: There's still a man inside the machine.

Cast: Joel Kinnaman, Gary Oldman, Samuel L. Jackson, Michael Keaton, Abbie Cornish, Jackie Earle Haley, Michael Kenneth Williams, Jay Baruchel

Director: José Padilha

Genres: Science fiction , Action

Production Co: Strike Entertainment

Distributors: Sony Pictures Entertainment

Keywords: Wife, Police officer, Transformation, Office, Brooding, Dark, Revenge

Ratings & Reviews

  • 60
    Ian BuckwalterNPR

    It's well made, polished, and hits every mark — but is it crazy to want a futuristic sci-fi action flick about a motorcycle-riding metal supercop to be just a little more fun? show more

  • 66
    William GossFilm.com

    RoboCop has sound and fury to spare and even an inspired idea or two lurking beneath that polished exterior, but much like its upgraded namesake, this watchable mess ultimately lacks a prime directive to call its own. show more

  • 60
    Leslie FelperinThe Hollywood Reporter

    In some ways, the thoughtful, dense script marks an improvement on the original, and the cast is certainly tonier this time around. What’s missing is the original’s evil wit, amoral misanthropy and subversive slipperiness. show more

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