A first-rate production full of nonstop action and inventive special effects but what truly makes ROBOCOP spellbinding is a superior script. Intelligent and satirical, it has the quality of cutting-edge British comic books such as the "Judge Dredd" series. Kudos to the screenwriting team of Michael Miner and Edward Neumeier.
It's the not-too-distant future in crime-ridden Old Detroit. A corporate conglomerate is running the city and, under the direction of Richard Jones (Ronny Cox), has developed a huge metal android to combat rampant street crime. When this creation demonstrates a murderous "glitch," Robert Morton (Miguel Ferrer) sees an opportunity to advance h...