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.
A factory worker, Douglas Quaid, begins to suspect that he is a spy after visiting Rekall - a company that provides its clients with implanted fake memories of a life they would like to have led - goes wrong and he finds himself on the run.
The year is 2028 and multinational conglomerate OmniCorp is at the center of robot technology. Overseas, their drones have been used by the military for years - and it's meant billions for OmniCorp's bottom line. Now OmniCorp wants to bring their controversial technology to the home front, and they see a golden opportunity to do it. When Alex Murphy (Joel Kinnaman) - a loving husband, father and good cop doing his best to stem the tide of crime and corruption in Detroit - is critically injured in the line of duty, OmniCorp sees their chance for a part-man, part-robot police officer. OmniCorp envisions a RoboCop in every city and even more billions for their shareholders, but they never counted on one thing: there is still a man inside the machine pursuing justice. Written by
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The face off between Mattox and Robocop ocurrs at the R.L Hearn Generating plant in the Toronto Portlands. It was decommissioned in 1983, and has been used for numerous film shoots. The exterior shot of the plant was digitally altered to show buildings and fields surrounding it, when in actuality it sits in the middle of an industrial area close to the Keating channel railways and the elevated highway Gardiner Expressway. This location is popular with urban explorers, but it should be noted, that due to the degradation and age of the plant, it is quite dangerous to explore. At 250,000 square feet, and twenty stories high, it remains one of the largest abandoned properties in Toronto. See more »
In one of Pat Novak's broadcast segments there is a background map of North America, with the Michigan boundary illuminated for emphasis. The entire Upper Peninsula is excluded from the highlighting. See more »
Kind of suit is this?
Dr. Dennett Norton:
It's not a... suit, Alex. It's... it-it's you. This was the only option. We're here, all of us, to make you whole again. Full body unlock. I want you to walk now, Alex. You can do that.
This seems so real.
Dr. Dennett Norton:
Alex, it's-it's very important you understand what is happening. This is real. It's not a dream, i-it's not drugs or anesthetics.
I know I'm dreaming because I can feel all of this.
Alex, amputees can often feel their missing appendages. It's called phantom limb ...
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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. See more »
I just don't see, why any other recent science fiction movie deserves more respect than this one. The story is fluent, the characters are well built, everyone has its own motive. Yes film is more of a personal struggle journey of the main character and that is what I like. For the fans of action it is also good, why when (quite often) there is, it is good one. The effects are quality mastership. The most memorable scene is when Murphy sees what he has become.For my regards it has some philosophical connotation to, because it also concerns the influence of technology to the society. It clearly shows bads and goods. I recommend watching this movie for
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