Robocop is a 1987 sci-fi action film directed by Paul Verhoeven. Set in a dystopian future Detroit, the film stars Peter Weller as Alex Murphy, a police officer who, after being brutally murdered by a gang of criminals, is resurrected by a mega-corporation as RoboCop, a cutting-edge law enforcement cyborg. As RoboCop patrols the crime-ridden streets, he struggles with retaining his human memories and emotions while upholding the law. The film also features Nancy Allen as Officer Anne Lewis, Murphy's partner, and Ronny Cox and Kurtwood Smith as the antagonists. Today, Robocop is considered one of the greatest action films ever. Its box office success led to sequels and other spinoffs.
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