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RoboCop (2014)

PG-13  |   |  Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller  |  12 February 2014 (USA)
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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.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jack Lewis (as Michael K. Williams)
Mayor Durant
Antoine Vallon
Andre Daniels


The year is 2028 and multinational conglomerate OmniCorp is at the center of robot technology. Overseas, their drones have been used by the military for years - and it's meant billions for OmniCorp's bottom line. Now OmniCorp wants to bring their controversial technology to the home front, and they see a golden opportunity to do it. When Alex Murphy (Joel Kinnaman) - a loving husband, father and good cop doing his best to stem the tide of crime and corruption in Detroit - is critically injured in the line of duty, OmniCorp sees their chance for a part-man, part-robot police officer. OmniCorp envisions a RoboCop in every city and even more billions for their shareholders, but they never counted on one thing: there is still a man inside the machine pursuing justice. Written by Sony Pictures Entertainment

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of action including frenetic gun violence throughout, brief strong language, sensuality and some drug material | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

12 February 2014 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

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Box Office


$100,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$25,061,581 (USA) (14 February 2014)


$58,607,007 (USA) (16 May 2014)

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2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


The logo of the corporation that builds RoboCop, Omnicorp, is nearly identical to the logo of Carolco, a major film production company in the 1980s and early 1990s that original RoboCop (1987) director Paul Verhoeven had at times worked for, although not on "RoboCop" itself. See more »


When Alex is searching the computer with his voice, he says "Antoine Vallon," but the results appear on his screen before he says the entire name. Auto-complete could account for this, though. See more »


Rick Mattox: I wouldn't buy that for a dollar.
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Crazy Credits

The audio of the MGM logo is replaced by vocal effects generated by Samuel L. Jackson before the film begins with him exercising his voice before going on air. See more »


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User Reviews

Don't compare with the original.
14 February 2014 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

I love Paul Verhoeven's RoboCop from 1987 (which remains iconic) and I usually don't like reboots. But watching the new one I never got rid of the feeling, that the remake is worth it. It is a whole new interpretation, that sets the focus on the topics of our time: robots, drones, the human aspect behind the technology, media critics, war propaganda. I felt, the movie has a mission to enlighten people and I liked that. It became even more obvious how much the RoboCop story exists within the topos of Frankenstein which is the story about the human devilment and the lack of respect of life. That's why Padilha gives Murphy more of a face, a life and feelings.

Beside that the pictures, the sound, the music is pretty contemporary. You probably have to make some compromises today to get the millions to get the flick done. It won't become iconic, but it's the right time for the right message in the right movie.

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