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RoboCop 3 (1993)

PG-13 | | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi | 5 November 1993 (USA)
Robocop saves the day once more. This time the half man/half robot takes on ruthless developers who want to evict some people on "their" land.

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The mega corporation Omni Consumer Products is still bent on creating their pet project, Delta City, to replace the rotting city of Detroit. Unfortunately, the inhabitants of the area have no intention of abandoning their homes simply for desires of the company. To this end, OCP have decided to force them to leave by employing a ruthless mercenary army to attack and harass them. An underground resistance begins and in this fight, Robocop must decide where his loyalties lie. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@execulink.com>

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$22,000,000 (estimated)

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$10,696,210
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"Phil's" which is the diner that appears early in the film, has appeared in almost every film Writer/Director Fred Dekker has worked on. See more »

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After a resistance member hits Otomo in the jaw with a lead pipe, Otomo's jaw is dislocated in the wrong direction. See more »

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Paul McDaggett: [after the androids behead each other] Stupid fools. Don't you know what you've done to us? Those androids are programmed with a thermal failsafe device.
Dr. Marie Lazarus: They're made to self-destruct?
Paul McDaggett: In fifteen seconds, everything within twenty yards of where we're standing will be atomised. We're DEAD, ya stupid slag!
Robocop: Don't count on it, chum.
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Written by Alan Mirikitani
Performed by B.B. Chung King
Courtesy of Windswept Pacific Entertainment Co.
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Easily the worst of the franchise, but a boatload of fun none the less!
14 April 2007 | by See all my reviews

Before I begin, let me get this out in the open: Robocop 3 is easily the worst movie of the trilogy.

OK, now the rest of the review.

Though this is the worst movie of the series, Robocop 3 manages to find a way to redeem itself (be it intentionally or unintentionally) by being incredibly cheesy, and ultimately a load of fun! The film doesn't even really seem to be a direct continuation of the series, though it does reference the first movie several times via flashbacks. The story is just about as dull as it could get, and the acting leaves much to be desired. Not to mention, the one saving grace this film could have had (special effects) does nothing to help save the movie from falling to "B-Movie" status.

I'm not sure why Peter Weller was not brought back for this one, but I think he was wise to avoid it. Robocop has been reduced to cheesy one-liners, and badly choreographed fight scenes. However, I think this adds to the movie's charm. The film seems to take a very tongue-in-cheek look into the world of Robo, and this saves it from being a complete failure. Also, it seems as if the writers or director were watching a lot of Japanese anime, one of the main villains in the film is a ninja who is seemingly unstoppable; many of his scenes are so stylized you'd swear you're watching an anime. Rip Torn also adds to the film's silliness as the head of the corrupt corporation, OCP. He makes the main conflict in the film not even seem threatening due to the fact that he isn't menacing at all.

Overall I'd say this film is more of a comedy than a sci-fi flick. It contains so many cheesy moments that it's best enjoyed with a small group of friends (my close friend opined once "This is what Mystery Science Theater 3000 was made for," how right he was). If you are a fan of the series because of the grittiness and realism displayed in the first, avoid this entry. However, if you're looking for a good cheesy popcorn style sci-fi film, by all means, get some friends together and have fun! This film was made to be laughed at!


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