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.
Director José Padilha and Joel Kinnaman (Alex Murphy/RoboCop) fought hard for an R-rating, but due to the ever expanding budget, which ballooned from a modest $60 million to $100 million, studio executives were forced to deliver a PG-13 rating, in hopes of recouping the money the studio had spent on the film. Throughout the course of filming, studio executives kept a close eye on Padilha, making sure he was going to deliver a PG-13 rating.
Tin Man! Tin Man. Tin Man. Oh, there it is. You look like crap. What's the matter? Can't shoot? Huh? What were you thinking? This isn't a drill. You're a robot. I'm a red asset. Wrote that myself. What do you think? Come on, Tin Man, just pull the ...
In the beginning scene in Tehran, the robot greets the locals in Arabic while people in Iran speak Persian.
The audio of the MGM logo is replaced by vocal effects generated by Samuel L. Jackson before the film begins with him exercising his voice before going on air.
English, Persian, Ukrainian
£2,410,948 (UK) (9 February 2014)