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RoboCop
Directed byPaul Verhoeven
Produced byArne Schmidt
Written by
Starring
Music byBasil Poledouris
CinematographyJost Vacano
Edited byFrank J. Urioste
Distributed byOrion Pictures
Release date
  • July 17, 1987 (1987-07-17)
Running time
102 minutes[1]
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
Budget$13 million[2]
Box office$53.4 million (US)[2]

RoboCop is a 1987 science fiction action[3] crime movie. It is directed by Paul Verhoeven. The movie stars Peter Weller, Nancy Allen, Dan O'Herlihy, Kurtwood Smith, Miguel Ferrer, and Ronny Cox. It is set in a crime-ridden Detroit, Michigan in the near future where the police force is run by Security Concepts, a corporation.[4] RoboCop centers on police officer Alex Murphy (Weller) who is brutally attacked and fatally wounded by a gang of criminals. He is then made into a cyborg law enforcer known as "RoboCop".[5] The movie had two sequels, RoboCop 2 (1990) and RoboCop 3 (1993). A remake of this movie was released in February 2014.

Cast

References

  1. "Classification.gov.au". http://www.classification.gov.au/Pages/View.aspx?sid=5lqeoRQqyhIzdX1X9wSpNA%253d%253d&ncdctx=uqMRlpqViGv6Skqdi2zUiPMl1P7flOSxQptxqaYlnpXK588698kELYYSbGNMhcHQ. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Box Office Information for RoboCop". Box Office Mojo. http://boxofficemojo.com/movies/?id=robocop.htm. Retrieved March 21, 2012. 
  3. "The 50 Best Action Movies of All Time". Complex. November 23, 2016. http://www.complex.com/pop-culture/2016/11/the-50-best-action-movies-of-all-time/robocop. Retrieved May 6, 2017. 
  4. S. Perkowitz, Hollywood Science: Movies, Science, and the End of the World (New York: Columbia University Press, 2007), p. 150
  5. Elaine L. Graham, Representations of the Post/human: Monsters, Aliens, and Others in Popular Culture (New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2002), p. 209

Other websites

     . https://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09505438909526234.