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RoboCop 2 (1990)

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Cyborg law enforcer RoboCop returns to protect the citizens of old Detroit but faces a deadly challenge when a rogue OCP member secretly creates a new, evil RoboCop 2.


Irvin Kershner


Edward Neumeier (characters), Michael Miner (characters) | 3 more credits »
3,660 ( 332)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Peter Weller ... Robocop
Nancy Allen ... Anne Lewis
Belinda Bauer ... Juliette Faxx
Dan O'Herlihy ... Old Man (as Daniel O'Herlihy)
Felton Perry ... Donald Johnson
Tom Noonan ... Cain
Willard E. Pugh ... Mayor Kuzak (as Willard Pugh)
Gabriel Damon ... Hob
Galyn Görg Galyn Görg ... Angie
Stephen Lee ... Duffy
Robert DoQui ... Sgt. Reed (as Robert Do'Qui)
Ken Lerner ... Delaney
Jeff McCarthy ... Holzgang
John Doolittle ... Schenk
Angie Bolling ... Ellen Murphy


After a successful deployment of the Robocop Law Enforcement unit, OCP sees its goal of urban pacification come closer and closer, but as this develops, a new narcotic known as "Nuke" invades the streets led by God-delirious leader Cane. As this menace grows, it may prove to be too much for Murphy to handle. OCP tries to replicate the success of the first unit, but ends up with failed prototypes with suicidal issues... until Dr. Faxx, a scientist straying away from OCP's path, uses Cane as the new subject for the Robocop 2 project, a living God. Written by Aldo Della Rocca

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Did You Know?


Michael Medeiros who played 'Catzo' (the Elvis-looking one of the gang) recalls Irvin Kershner literally ripping pages from the script every morning, calling it awful while screenwriter Frank Miller would look on mournfully. See more »


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Crazy Credits

It has Peter Weller listed as Robocop. It is correctly written as RoboCop. See more »

Alternate Versions

Another bit was cut from the UK video version when Cain and his goons escape from the drug house at the beginning. When Cain opens the car door, he finds a Chinese woman babbling incomprehensibly and shoots her. The shooting was cut, though it was shown on UK network TV, along with Duffy's death, in full. See more »


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And what's wrong with being "mean-spirited?"
22 November 1999 | by F. GabitschSee all my reviews

This film, while not as thought-out as the original "Robocop," is every bit as entertaining. Frank Miller's original script was reportedly chunked for a leaner, meaner version, but even that doesn't stop this film from rocking.

This film has been referred to as "mean-spirited." Where's the problem? Isn't this sort of thing inherent to the action genre? Aren't bad guys supposed to be bad? And why should good guys be nothing but good? Nonsense. It's a comic book with lots of money behind it, and does its job properly.

Irvin Kershner did with this film the same thing he did with "The Empire Strikes Back" - He took the original movie and amped it up to eleven.

See both in a row, but avoid "Robocop 3" at all costs!

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Release Date:

22 June 1990 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

RoboCop II See more »


Box Office


$25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$14,145,411, 24 June 1990

Gross USA:


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Technical Specs


| (FSK 16)

Sound Mix:

Dolby SR



Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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