Synopsis: Detroit - in the future - is crime-ridden and run by a massive company. The company has developed a huge crime-fighting robot, which unfortunately develops a rather dangerous glitch. The company sees a way to get back in favor with the public when policeman Alex Murphy is killed by a street gang. Murphy's body is reconstructed within a steel shell and called RoboCop. RoboCop is very successful against criminals and becomes a target of supervillian Boddicker.
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
Director(s): Paul Verhoeven
Production: Orion Pictures Corporation
  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 11 wins & 10 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
102 min

This is MediaBreak. You give us three

minutes and we'll give you the world.

Good morning. I'm Casey Wong.

with Jesse Perkins.

Top story:

The threat of nuclear confrontation

in South Africa escalated today

when the ruling white military

government of that city state

unveiled a French-made neutron bomb

and affirmed its willingness to use the

device as the city's last line of defence.

The president's first press conference

from the Star Wars Peace Platform

got off to a shaky start when power failed.

causing a brief period of weightlessness

for the visiting president and his staff.

We'll be back in a moment.

Is it time for that big operation?

This may be the most important

decision of your life.

So come down. and talk to

one of our qualified surgeons.

here at the Family Heart Center.

We feature the complete Jarvik line.

Series Seven Sports Heart by Jensen.


You pick the heart.

Extended warranties. Financing.

Qualifies for health-tax credit.

And remember:
we care.

Three dead police officers.

one critically injured.

Police union leaders blame

Omni Consumer Products. OCP.

a firm which has entered

into a contract with the city

to fund and run the Detroit

Metropolitan Police Department.

Dick Jones. division president. OCP.

Every policeman knows there are

certain risks that come with the territory.

Any cop'll tell you: "If you can't stand

the heat. stay out of the kitchen. "

Although seriously wounded.

Officer Frank Frederickson escaped

and identified this man.

Clarence Boddicker. unofficial

crime boss of Old Detroit.

now sought in connection with

the deaths of 31 police officers.

Today he's at large. while doctors

at Henry Ford Memorial Hospital

fight to save the life of Officer

Frank Frederickson. Good luck. Frank.


Attempted murder?

It's not like he killed someone.

This is a violation

of my client's civil rights.

Make it "aggravated assault"

and I can make bail, in cash, now.

Listen, pal. Your client's a scumbag.

You are a scumbag.

Scumbags see the judge

on Monday morning.

Now get out of my police station

and take laughing boy with you!


Murphy, transferring in from Metro South.

- Nice precinct.

- Yeah, pretty good.

We work for a living down here, Murphy.

Get your armour and suit up.

Not now. Get a cup of coffee.

- Stark, any word on Frederickson?

- They're still listing him as critical.

His wife must be going out of her mind.

- Murphy, huh?

- Yeah, that's me. Hi.

- What brings you to this paradise?

- Beats me.

I think OCP's moving

a lot of new guys here.

Omni Consumer Products.

What a bunch of morons.

They're gonna manage

this department right into the ground.

- Where are you from?

- Metro South.

Welcome to hell.

Murphy! They cut ten guys loose

over on the East Side.

You try to get back up

when you're in a jam.

Yeah, try to get a medevac

after you've been jammed.

I'll tell you what we should do.

We should strike. F*** 'em.

The funeral's tomorrow.

The department requests

all officers not on duty to attend.

Any donations for the family

may be given to Cecil, as usual.

I don't wanna hear

any more talk about strike.

We're not plumbers.

We're police officers.

And police officers don't strike.

Murphy, front and centre.

Hello, tiger.

Lewis! Come here when you've finished

f***in' around with your suspect.

This guy's gonna be your new partner.

Murphy, meet Lewis.

Show him the neighbourhood.

- Glad to know you, Murphy.

- Pretty neat.

I better drive until you know

your way around.

I usually drive when I'm

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Edward Neumeier

Edward Neumeier is an American screenwriter, producer and director best known for his work on the science fiction movies RoboCop and Starship Troopers. He wrote the latter's sequel, and most recently wrote and directed Starship Troopers 3: Marauder. more…

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Submitted on August 05, 2018

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