Thirteen years after the original Robocop, Delta City, considered to be "The Safest Place On Earth!", has become a futuristic city owned and operated by OCP, and RoboCop, Alex Murphy has ... See full summary »
Maurice Dean Wint,
Maria del Mar
In 2028 Detroit, when Alex Murphy - a loving husband, father and good cop - is critically injured in the line of duty, the multinational conglomerate OmniCorp sees their chance for a part-man, part-robot police officer.
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 <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Originally the character of Nico was named "Keiko" and she was a 4 year old Japanese young girl who was a genius. This explains why her mother was Japanese in the film and was later changed when the production could not find a young girl who could've played the role and reworked it to an American girl. See more »
When one of the Rehab officers shoots Robocop as he torches the staging area, in the over-the-shoulder view of the officer, there is no muzzle flash from the M16. He's clearly faking the recoil, and the sparks from the "bullets" are on his chest even though he's aiming at his head. See more »
[Getting out of Kanemitsu's limo]
Uh, Kanemitsu-San, I... I realize that it looks bad but, I mean, maybe our plans were overambitious. Let's start a skoshy bit smaller. Let's gentrify this neighborhood, build strip malls, fast food chains, lots of popular entertainment. Whadda you think?
[Kanemitsu looks to him and says something in Japanese]
[to his aide]
What'd he say?
He said you're fired.
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This highly-disappointing sequel finds our hero going against law and order by siding with a group of down-and-outers who stand to lose their neighborhood because of evil corporate interests. Along the way Robo crashes cars, battles robot ninjas and flies through the air like a six-ton Superman. Alas, none of it can save ROBOCOP 3, a film into which very little real effort seems to have gone.
When watching ROBOCOP 3, one can't help but think the producers lazily expected the well-established Robocop brand would simply sell itself this time around. Making matters worse, they tried to move away from a more adult-style of action and sci-fi and deliver something you might watch with older kiddies. I mean, robot ninjas??? What is this, Mighty Morphin Power Rangers? This thing even attempts to deliver a do-the-right-thing message, but the whole effort is so muddled and ridiculous it can't succeed (nor should a movie like this even try).
I am willing to cut movies a lot of slack, but this one's a stinker. No wonder Robo was reduced to a cheap Canadian-filmed TV series following this disaster.
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