Plot: Detroit – in the future – is crime-ridden, and run by a massive company. The company have developed a huge crime-fighting robot, which unfortunately develops a rather dangerous glitch. The company sees a way to get back in favour with the public when a cop called Alex Murphy is killed by a street gang. Murphy’s body is reconstructed within a steel shell and named Robocop. The Robocop is very successful against criminals, and becomes a target of supervillian Boddicker.

Rating: R

Directed By: Paul Verhoeven

Written By: Edward Neumeier and Michael Miner

Production: Orion Pictures Corporation

In Theaters: July 17, 1987

Box Office:  $53,424,681 (USA)

Budget: $13,000,000 (estimated)

Runtime: 1 hr. 42 mins.


Officer Alex J. Murphy / RoboCop – Peter Weller
Officer Anne Lewis – Nancy Allen
The Old Man – Daniel O’Herlihy
Dick Jones – Ronny Cox
Clarence J. Boddicker – Kurtwood Smith
Bob Morton – Miguel Ferrer
Sergeant Warren Reed – Robert DoQui
Leon C. Nash – Ray Wise
Johnson – Felton Perry
Emil M. Antonowsky – Paul McCrane

Joe P. Cox – Jesse Goins
Kaplan – Del Zamora
Steve Minh – Calvin Jung
Walker – Rick Lieberman
Sal – Lee DeBroux
Ron Miller – Mark Carlton
Manson – Edward Edwards
Lieutenant Hedgecock – Michael Gregory
Bobby – Freddie Hice
Dougy – Neil Summers