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.
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.