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). Senator Hubert Dreyfus may be named after the American philosopher Hubert Dreyfus, who has extensively criticized the limits of AI ... ...
Holy Christ, there's nothing left.
Dr. Dennett Norton: Your body may have gone, but you're still here.
Alex Murphy: That's not even my brain.
Dr. Dennett Norton: We had to repair the damaged areas, but we didn't interfere with your emotion or your intellect. Do you... do you understand me, Alex? ...
Alex Murphy: ...
When Alex is fighting Rick and the EM-208s in the test range and he activates "combat mode", his visor displays "Tactile Mode" at the top of the screen rather than "Tactical Mode".
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)