In Detroit where it is near future is where it all began. Where there is much war and pollution and terrorists. It was beginning to become a daily thing for a cop to die there. When a company named Omni Consumer Products came in trying to clean up the city. They want to make Detroit into Delta City. Where there is no crime or anything wrong. They want to replace cops with machines with heavy weapons. When they brought in an android called ED-209 it still had a glitch and shot a man and killed him. That's when a man named Bob Morton stepped in and showed them the Robocop project. They gave it a thumbs up but, it still needed a human host.
After a cop named Alex J. Murphy was killed after chasing a gang ran by Clarence J. Boddicker there was an opening. Alex killed two of his men before he is shot to death. Alex was said to be dead in the hospital. That's when a group of scientists started to work on his body to create a human cyborg cop. After the added the cyborg attachments he was finally online and working. Alex would travel the city looking for crime that he could give justice. His methods were on the line of police brutality. Alex does anything and will hurt anyone in his way of protecting the innocent. Alex is recovering what left he has of a memory. He remembers only a few things about his family. Later his old partner, Anne Lewis, finds his name, he starts to progress. He starts to put the pieces together of his past life of Alex. He then starts to track his killers. He later gets one of the gangs members arrested and learns that there is drugs involved. That's when Alex raids a factory almost killing everyone. That's when he caught his killer Boddicker. Boddicker tells Alex what had happened and Alex was on the verge of killing him. But, he respected the law and spared his life and puts him in jail. Then Alex went to OCP building.
As he tries to arrest Jones but, he then stops in his tracks. Jones had put something in Alex where if he tried to arrest Jones that it would result in shutdown. Jones then had ED-209 try to kill Alex. Alex did escape though but, was almost killed. That's when a large group of cops try to capture Alex. After taking many rounds of armor piercing bullets he then had to get away. Alex then hurls himself down many stories of the building. This is when his old partner helps him out and repairs his body.
A while later Jones is afraid that Alex might reveal his secret. So he has Boddicker and his gang removed from prison. Jones gives them military weapons and a tracking device. They then track Alex to the old mill where they killed him. Alex and his partner Anne is alerted by their arrival. Alex kills a couple men before the fight began. Then a gun fight and a car chase began. Alex's partner gets in the car. Anne then makes one of the gang members drive off into a ditch and was killed. While Alex was taking down all of the gang members.
Then Boddicker has seemingly killed Anne. Then Alex and Boddicker have a big gun fight and bullets fly. That's when Alex from point blank killed Boddicker. Alex is damaged and Anne is hurt. But, Alex continues on to find Jones. When Alex found him he couldn't arrest him. But, tells the people at a board meeting why. He then plays a recording of Jones admitting to murder. Jones then tried taking a chairman as a hostage. That's when a man yells you are fired. Now Alex has the freedom to kill him. He shoots Jones and Jones falls out of a window to his death. Alex is then a big man in the police force. He still has to deal with being a cyborg, but he smiles in the end.
After being murdered by brutal criminals, Officer Alex Murphy's flesh and brain was used to create the cyborg, Robocop. As the law enforcer, Murphy was bound by a sense of justice and constantly followed the three directives hardwired into his mind but it's also revealed he had no choice in the matter. Murphy has shown to be relentless when it comes to other criminals, and hasn't a qualm when it comes to killing them however he will only attack if he is provoked.
The Auto-9 is a powerful hand gun which is stored on a mechanical bracket in RoboCop's right leg. This weapon fires three round bursts. Clips of ammunition are stored in the right wrist of RoboCop's armor. RoboCop's left hand is also removable and can be replaced with a Gatling gun as shown in Frank Miller's RoboCop, and in Robocop 3, although in the film it resembles more of a futuristic assault rifle than a Gatling gun.
RoboCop also has a "dataspike" a computer terminal accessing device that resembles a long metallic spike that is occasionally used as a impromptu melee weapon.
In RoboCop 3, RoboCop is also shown with a jet-pack at the climax of the film.
Robocop versus Terminator
It is in Detroit where RoboCop is the target of a killer cyborg named the Terminator sent to kill him. Alex learns that Skynet is responsible for the future creating these cyborgs. He then will try to take them down and fight back as best as he can. Alex waits for Skynet to be busy with something else so he could strike. When he finally makes his move he creates a Terminator that represents his old form. He then tries to escape. During his escape he almost killed by some humans. But, then tells the humans what he is trying to do and they then join with him. As they plan the attack very carefully. They then realize they don't have the man power to do the attack. Then RoboCop then tells them that he made a replica of the Terminator that looked like him. They then ask him to make more.
After the army of RoboCop replicas is built they begin the attack. All of the other RoboCop replicas fight the war. That's when the real Robocop sneaks in the building. This is where they destroy a spy satellite. This explosion then destroys the terminators fighting outside. Then a replica of RoboCop blasts in space and escapes.
Paul Verhoeven's Robocop is an ultraviolent but extremely clever sci-fi action film set in a burnt-out, crime-infested Detroit of the future. When a cop is almost killed in the line of duty, the corrupt corporation that runs the police department decides to use his near-dead body as the basis for a specially constructed cyborg--the first in what they intend to be a line of highly efficient, crime-fighting machines. But the corporate execs didn't take into account the vestiges of human nature still lurking beneath all that state-of-the-art hardware. It turns out RoboCop has a mind of his own and sets out to take bloody revenge on the vicious gang members who tried to kill him.
Alex J. Murphy/Robocop is portaged by actor Peter Weller.
RoboCop 2 (1990)
The cyborg Robocop is back to rid Detroit of the menace of a designer drug, Nuke. The company that produced him has designed another cyborg using his brain as a model. Now our hero must battle not only a maniacal drug lord but a man/machine like himself.
A big bad company has bought Detroit out and sends gangs of ruthless mercenaries out into the streets to throw residents out of their homes. But Robocop does not swerve from his order to serve and protect the citizens, leading a group of freedom fighters against the cruel executives.
RoboCop: The Animated Series (1988)
Based on the original movie, the first Robocop animated series features cyborg cop Alex Murphy (Robocop), who fights to save the city of Old Detroit from assorted rogue elements, and on occasion, fighting to reclaim aspects of his humanity and maintain his usefulness in the eyes of the "Old Man", who is the Chairman of OCP.
RoboCop: Alpha Commando (1998-1999)
The series is set in the year 2030, and deals with RoboCop being reactivated after five years offline to assist a federal high-tech group, "Alpha Division" in their vigilance and struggle against DARC (Directorate for Anarchy, Revenge, and Chaos) a highly advanced terrorist organization and other forces of evil whenever that may be, globally or nationally.
RoboCop: The TV Series (1994)
Robocop also appears in his own live-action television series. However, the series does lack violence and coarse language compared to the previous movies which has been depicted. The television series got cancelled after only 23 episodes of the first season.
RoboCop: Prime Directives (Miniseries)
Due to Alex "Robocop" Murphy, futuristic Delta City has been virtually crime-free for a decade. But when a mysterious criminal known as Bone Machine begins to make waves, Murphy starts an investigation with his old partner, John Cable. They uncover a secret government agency known as The Trust, which is lead by Murphy's own son, who in order to cover his group's tracks, attempts to program his father to kill Cable.
- Dark Justice (2000)
- Resurrection (2001)
- Crash and Burn (2001)
- Meltdown (2000)
RoboCop is a 1988 run and gun/beat 'em up hybrid arcade game developed and published by Data East with permission from Ocean Software. The game follows the plot of the first film.
RoboCop vs. The Terminator was a video game released in 1993 for the SNES and Genesis and Published by Virgin Games.
Skynet sends terminators back in time to destroy the humans. RoboCop fights them and after defeating a reprogrammed ED-209, RoboCop plugs himself into a console. Unknown to him, RoboCop gave Skynet information it can use. This ends up with RoboCop falling into a trap. In the future, RoboCop assembles himself, where he battles the Terminator infested future and destroys Skynet.