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R.O.T.O.R. (1987)

 -  Action | Sci-Fi  -  May 1988 (Japan)
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Robotic Officer Tactical Operation Research. A prototype robot intended for crime combat escapes from the development lab and goes on a killing rampage.

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Margaret Trigg ...
Sonya
Richard Gesswein ...
Jayne Smith ...
James Cole ...
Greg Hutchins
Stan Moore ...
Houghtaling
Nanette Kuczek ...
Penny Gayle
Brad Overturf ...
Moulie
Shawn Brown ...
Mokie Killion
Michael Hunter ...
Buglar
Victor Kwasnick ...
Grotes (as Victor Kawasnick)
Ron Baker ...
Glorioso
Diana Hurd ...
Kipster
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Statum
Bob Lennard ...
Fisherman
Janiece Stamper ...
Waitress
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Robotic Officer Tactical Operation Research. A prototype robot intended for crime combat escapes from the development lab and goes on a killing rampage. Written by Anonymous

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Judge, Jury, and Executioner.

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Action | Sci-Fi

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R.O.T.O.R. Police Force  »

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There's a popular rock band in Argentina called "El Mató a un Policía Motorizado" (Spanish for "He killed a motorized policeman", line that was extracted from this movie. See more »

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At the beginning, it's dusk when the lake-visiting traveler parks his car, but pitch-black when he exits it. See more »

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Captain Barrett Coldyron: [to ROTOR] Come on, you monster. What's the matter, using my brain to think with? You think I'd set you up?
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References The Pee-wee Herman Show (1981) See more »

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Performed by Randy and Smith
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A Robot cop breaks loose from unsuspecting scientific rulers, hell bent and half programmed the robot cop goes on an unstoppable, technologically advanced killing spree.
22 May 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie is hot. It is of poor quality and high entertainment. If you merely want to kick back and watch some good unadulterated nonsense this is your picture, if you are trying to expand your mind and learn more about the world of robotics, than watch Short Circuit, R.O.T.O.R is much too technical for you.

Final word: big guns, motorcycle riding lunatic robot cops, poor voice overs and shallow character depth render this movie highly potent and watchable (maybe not RE-watchable, but you should subject yourself to it at least once in your life).

An action movie of superb cheese factor. If you've been recently let down by "Shotgun" (1989), than do yourself a favor and refresh your pallet with what good inane action is supposed to be all about...watch R.O.T.O.R


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