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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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Is Robocop immortal?

He's half man and half machine so he's gotta have a living flesh still in him. But considering he didn't age as time goes by later on in the series. Is he technically immortal then?
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Frank Sinatra in Science Fiction Films: What is significance?

Frank was in Blade Runner 2049 and he also was singing in the 2014 remake of Robocop. Can anyone explain about the meaning of Frank Sinatra that has him shown in sort of similar films (both are about ...
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Was Officer Alex Murphy medically murdered?

Robocop (1987) begins with the officer Alex Murphy being gunned down and taken to the ER. The doctors fail to revive him. The answer to another question quotes this portion of the script: Surgeon #...
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Could Robocop drown?

I was originally going to ask, "Could Robocop swim?" but given that he is "titanium laminated with Kevlar" I don't think there is much chance of that1. So if he was pushed into water, presumably he ...
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Is Robocop's HUD built into his helmet?

In the 1987 Robocop movies we can see how Robocop see details about people and is able to track targets. Is this (Heads-up) Display part of his helmet or is this ...
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Who sabotaged ED-209? [duplicate]

in the 1987 Robocop Movie when Dick Jones introducing the His Robot ED-209 & Demonstrating to OCP chairman & Other Staff, ED-209 Kills Innocent Employee Without a Gun.. so my question is is ...
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Who entered the Directive 4?

In the 1987 Robocop movie, when Robocop goes to arrest "Dick Jones," Robocop was malfunctioning because of Directive 4. So my question is, who in OCP entered this directive into Robocop's systems ...
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What happens when Robocop's Directives come into conflict?

We all knows Prime Directives of Robocop as below. "Serve the public trust" "Protect the innocent" "Uphold the law" "(Classified)" For example, if an (innocent) child took a gun and was shooting ...
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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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How many human body parts are inside Robocop?

In the original (1987) Robocop movie, they use Alex Murphy's body to make Robocop. What organic body parts did he retain?
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How much would/did it cost to create Robocop?

How much money (USD-$) did it cost (or theoretically would have costed) Omni Consumer Products to build and create Robocop?
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In the original RoboCop, why are RoboCop's POV shots at eye level of the other characters?

This always puzzled me in RoboCop. When there is a POV shot of RoboCop and he is looking directly at another character, the view appears to be at eye level. But he is way taller than everyone else in ...
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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 Novak an Omnicorp shill?

Was Pat Novak (of 'The Novak Report') an Omnicorp shill or was he just really, really keen on robotic law enforcement? With the way he was biased for Omnicorp (e.g. OCP CEO warmly greeted back to ...
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Is the Robocop universe the same as the Terminator universe?

I know that there are comics and video-games with crossovers between the two franchises, but in canonical reference, do they really co-exist?
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In the new Robocop (2014) film, is Alex Murphy in control of himself as Robocop?

--Spoilers ahead: However, So question stands, is Robocop still in control or is he a back seat passenger with emotions to override his directives?
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Why did OCP build Robocop?

It seems like building the Robocop was a really stupid business approach: You can't build them on industrial scale (to put it somewhat insensitively, OCP didn't have a ready supply of highly trained ...
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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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Is there an easter egg in the credits of Robocop?

I heard that there was an in joke in the credits of Robocop. Is that true?
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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.
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Is the “20 seconds to comply” line from Dredd a deliberate homage to the ED-209 from Robocop?

In Dredd, the title character says: "You have 20 seconds to comply!" through a PA system to a gang of thugs before shooting them. When I heard this I thought of the ED-209 from Robocop, who ...
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What's the 4th Prime Directive of RoboCop?

While this question was originated long ago in my mind, it got active again when I was playing 8-bit NES game in an Android NES emulator. This is screenshot of RoboCop NES game intro: It says 4 ...
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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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Was Officer Lewis originally planned to become a RoboCop?

At the end of RoboCop, there is this interesting dialogue: Lewis: Murphy, I'm a mess. RoboCop: They'll fix you. They fix everything. Did the writers originally intend for Lewis to come back ...
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Did the general public know RoboCop was a cyborg?

In the first RoboCop film, did the general public know that RoboCop was a cyborg? Or did they think he was a robot with a (partially visible) human face?