Questions tagged [robocop]

For questions about the "RoboCop" franchise, which started in 1987 with the first RoboCop film. Since then, there have been three more films, television series, video games, and comic books related to RoboCop.

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When (in which year) is Robocop set?

Is there any indication in Robocop of which year it is set in? It looks like the near future but is there any more specific clue?
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In Robocop, why was ED-209 loaded with live ammo during the demonstration?

During the demonstration of the ED-209 in the boardroom, the ED-209 was loaded with live ammo. As we see in the movie, this turns out to be a bad decision and it goes horribly wrong. But why was the ...
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Was the lower half of Robocop's face vulnerable (to gunfire)?

I remember watching Robocop storm into a drug factory and then stand still as many people shot at him simultaneously. Great scene! But I was surprised that he did not need to protect the lower (human?)...
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Is Officer Alex Murphy dead?

In the 1987 Robocop movie, Alex Murphy was shot by some gangsters. When OCP was making Robocop using Alex Murphy's body, was Alex Murphy still alive, or did OCP use his dead body to make Robocop?
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Why does the original Robocop trailer have the Terminator theme music?

Why does the original Robocop trailer have the Terminator theme music? Wikipedia and other sites confirm it, but do not explain why.