PG-13 | | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
In 2028 Detroit, when Alex Murphy - a loving husband, father and good cop - is critically injured in the line of duty, the multinational conglomerate OmniCorp sees their chance for a part-man, part-robot police officer.
At least two characters in the film are named after important philosophers with strong views on artificial intelligence (AI). Sen. Hubert Dreyfus may be named after the American philosopher Hubert Dreyfus, who has extensively criticized the limits of AI research ... ...
We need to give Americans a product they can love, a figure they can rally behind.
Liz Kline: Sir, I have dissected this bill. There are no loopholes. We can't put a machine on the streets.
Raymond Sellars: Forget machines. You saw the polls. Americans don't want a machine. ...
When RoboCop is riding down the freeway, we see an exit sign for Annacis Island. Annacis Island is located in Vancouver, British Columbia, but the film is set in Detroit, Michigan.
English, Persian, Ukrainian
$25,061,581 (USA) (14 February 2014)
$58,607,007 (USA) (16 May 2014)
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