To foil an extortion plot, an FBI agent undergoes a face-transplant surgery and assumes the identity and physical appearance of a ruthless terrorist, but the plan backfires when the same criminal impersonates the cop with the same method.
Set in the near future when artificial organs can be bought on credit, it revolves around a man who struggles to make the payments on a heart he has purchased. He must therefore go on the run before said ticker is repossessed.
Detroit - in the future - is crime-ridden, and run by a massive company. The company have developed a huge crime-fighting robot, which unfortunately develops a rather dangerous glitch. The company sees a way to get back in favor with the public when a cop called Alex Murphy is killed by a street gang. Murphy's body is reconstructed within a steel shell and named RoboCop. The RoboCop is very successful against criminals, and becomes a target of supervillain Boddicker. Written by
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Seven Robocop suits were used throughout of the movie. Out of the seven, one of them had special safeguards and fireproof fiberglass to help the stuntman perform the gas station scene. Another two were used exclusively during the third act of the movie where Robocop gets damaged from the ED-209 and the Detroit Police Department. There was no 'one suit' as most people would think, but actually more than one as each one is fragile and easily destroyed during filming. See more »
The stunt person who spills out of the van after Emil drives it into the toxic waste tank appears to have a thick Mohawk-style hairpiece on their head. See more »
Let the woman go, you are under arrest.
[Draws his gun]
You better back-up, pal! 'Cuz... He's gonna kill her... He's gonna kill her!
[RoboCop tries to subdue the suspect without hurting the woman, aiming his gun around them both]
He's gonna kill her, man! He, he's gonna kill her!
[RoboCop shoots through the woman's skirt and the Creep's crotch, who then crumples to the ground screaming in pain]
Your move, Creep.
Oooow! Ooow! Ooooow!
[Lies on the ground wincing in pain and holding his groin]
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There are no opening credits save the title "ROBOCOP". See more »
Robocop is an unbelieveable experience. I haven't watched the film since 1988 and the other day I recieved it on DVD. So I eagerly popped it in the player and BOOM!!! The only way I can describe Robocop is ultraviolence. The film is so over the top and out of control. The film speaks of a future where big companies will run the governmental defense. Those times are upon us more and more everyday. Paul Verhoeven has made one of the most important science fiction films ever made and it's a brillant piece of cinema.
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