RoboCop

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MGM / Columbia Pictures Released 2013

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Director:
Jose Padilha
Released:
2013
Rating:
R

Omnicorp take advantage of a critically injured officer and turn him into Robocop, a cybernetic crime fighter.

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  • 80

    Total Film

    Taking the original and successfully transplanting it into an ambitious new world, José Padilha's english-language debut is an exciting, pacey and thoughtful sci-fi actioner.

  • 60

    The Hollywood Reporter Leslie Felperin

    In some ways, the thoughtful, dense script marks an improvement on the original, and the cast is certainly tonier this time around. What's missing is the original's evil wit, amora...

  • 40

    Empire Chris Hewitt

    There's nothing wrong, of course, with sci-fi films asking Big Questions, but the delivery doesn't have to be — should never be, in fact — this tedious.

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    • Production budget - $100,000,000
      Domestic gross - $56,787,732
      Worldwide gross - $233,987,732

    • Music:
      RoboCop Original Theme
      Written by Basil Poledouris
      En Aranjuez con tu amor
      Written by Joaquín Rodrigo
      Performed by Raffi Altounian
      Fly Me to the Moon (In Other Words)
      Written by Bart Howard
      Performed by Frank Sinatra
      Hocus Pocus
      Written by Thijs Van Leer & Jan Akkerman
      Performed by Focus
      Anguish
      Written & Performed by Doug Bossi & Justin Knowell
      Take My Life (Tonite)
      Written by Richard Wolf, John Czornyj and Jervae Johnson
      Performed by Fame
      If I Only Had a Heart
      Written by Harold Arlen & E.Y. Harburg
      Performed by Andrew Page
      I Fought the Law
      Written by Sonny Curtis
      Performed by The Clash

    • Other production companies:
      Strike Entertainment
      Sony Pictures (distributor)
      StudioCanal (distributor)

    • Filming locations:
      Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
      Toronto, Ontario, Canada
      Scarborough, Ontario, Canada
      Vancouver Convention and Exhibition Centre, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
      Pinewood Toronto Studios, Port Lands, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
      Mississauga, Ontario, Canada

    • Taglines:
      1. Your move.
      2. Crime has a new enemy.
      3. We've got the future under control.

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