DirectorDirector: Paul Verhoeven
Starring: Peter Weller, Miguel Ferrer. USA 1987. 98 mins.
Peter Weller stars in this urban sci-fi Western as Murphy, a good cop who literally gets shot to pieces while on duty and winds up reborn as a crime-fighting machine.
An ambitious executive at OCP, the corporation running the futuristic city of Detroit, fuses Murphy's torso with bulletproof steel limbs and rewires his brain with computer chips so he will have no will of his own. Murphy's former partner tries to help RoboCop remember his human past, but his circuitry blocks whatever dim memories that remain.
A chance encounter with one of his killers wakes up the human essence in RoboCop, causing him to rebel against his programming and embark on a one-cyborg mission of vengeance that leads all the way to the top of OCP.
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