Robocop

'RoboCop' reboots the classic sci-fi flick, seeing city cop Alex Murphy (Joel Kinnaman) brutally injured, only to be revived as a half-human, half-robot cyborg. Now in 2028 Detroit, where a controversy over robots wages, RoboCop has to deal with a whole-new bevy of issues while using his newfound abilities to right wrongs.

  • Release Date: February 7, 2014
  • Director: José Padilha
  • Written By: Nick Schenk, Joshua Zetumer & James Vanderbilt

 

Neill Blomkamp Is Making a New ‘RoboCop’ Movie
It’s only been four years since Sony’s attempt to reboot RoboCop with Joel Kinnaman as the cop-turned-crime-fighting-cyborg — though you’d be forgiven if you’ve already forgotten the bland remake of Paul Verhoeven’s satirical 1987 sci-fi classic. That might …
RoboCop Throws First Pitch for Detroit Tigers Game
June 3 was declared RoboCop Day in Detroit, with the half-man, half-bot making appearances all throughout the city in honor of the movie remake's DVD and Blu-ray release. There was even supposed to be an unveiling of a giant, commemorative statue in the character's honor, but that hit a bi…
Weekend Box Office Report: RoboCop Taken Down by LEGO Movie
When 'RoboCop' got pushed from an August 2013 release date to February 2014, everyone assumed it would open stronger when far away from the busy summer months. If this is the better of the two options, then we can't even imagine how poorly it would have opened in the warmer months. Th…
'RoboCop' Review
A few weeks back I was watching TV with friends who don't follow movies that closely. On came the ad for 'RoboCop.' They were baffled. “Who needs this?” they asked.
Forget that we were all old enough to remember the first one. This wasn't just defending our childhoods. If you want to step on a classi…

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