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RoboCop (1987)

Episode #29

Orion Pictures released RoboCop on July 17, 1987. Paul Verhoeven directed the film starring Peter Weller, Nancy Allen, and Dan O’Herlihy.

‘RoboCop’ Criterion Summary

Called by Ken Russell “the greatest science-fiction film since Metropolis,” controversial director Paul Verhoeven’s RoboCop is a special effects-laden cult phenomenon. The film features a resurrected and roboticized hero (Peter Weller) in a new, supercharged cyborg body, struggling to reclaim his memory and avenge his own death. Written by Edward Neumeier and Michael Miner, this film is a grown-up superhero fantasy come to vivid, bloody life.

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Orion Pictures released RoboCop on July 17, 1987. Paul Verhoeven directed the film starring Peter Weller, Nancy Allen, and Dan O'Herlihy.

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