Action Monster Movies: Robocop – Episode 101

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This is the last installment in the Action Monster Movie series and Johnny and Brian close out with a bang with Robocop! They take a look at the 1987 classic and breakdown the franchise. They also talk about the Han Solo director trouble, Game of Thrones’ second trailer, and IDW’s plot to destroy the Transformers.

News Bites

Han Solo Loses Direction
Ron Howard Steps in to Direct Han Solo
Game of Thrones Trailer #2
The Plot To Destroy ALL Transformers Has Begun at IDW!

Robocop (1987)

Summary

RoboCop is a 1987 American cyberpunk action film directed by Paul Verhoeven and written by Edward Neumeier and Michael Miner. The film stars Peter Weller, Nancy Allen, Dan O’Herlihy, Kurtwood Smith, Miguel Ferrer, and Ronny Cox. Set in a crime-ridden Detroit, Michigan, in the near future, RoboCop centers on police officer Alex Murphy (Weller) who is murdered by a gang of criminals and subsequently revived by the megacorporation Omni Consumer Products (OCP) as a superhuman cyborg law enforcer known as RoboCop.

Directed by
Paul Verhoeven

Produced by
Arne Schmidt

Written by
Edward Neumeier
Michael Miner

Starring
Peter Weller
Nancy Allen
Daniel O’Herlihy
Ronny Cox
Kurtwood Smith
Miguel Ferrer
Ray Wise

Music by
Basil Poledouris

Budget $13 million
Box Office $53.4 million (USA)

The Robocop Franchise

Films

RoboCop (1987)
RoboCop 2 (1990)
RoboCop 3 (1993)
RoboCop (2014)

Television Series

RoboCop: The Series (1994)
RoboCop: Prime Directives (2001)

Animated Series

RoboCop: The Animated Series (1988)
RoboCop: Alpha Commando (1998–1999)

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