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RoboCop 3

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RoboCop 3

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG-13
performer:
Robert John Burke, John Castle, Rip Torn
director:
Fred Dekker
distributor:
Orion Pictures
author:
4748, 4732
genre:
Sci-fi and Fantasy, ActionAdventure, Mystery and Thriller

We gave it a D-

Those looking for the RoboCop of old, look elsewhere. Robert John Burke replaces Peter Weller in the title role — his chin’s the spittin’ image but all resemblance ends there. With none of the dark wit that made the 1987 original a brilliantly subversive satire, RoboCop 3 teams the supercyborg with a band of rebels and a computer whiz kid (this is something of a touchy-feely RoboCop) against a real estate development corporation that kicks people out of their homes. The struggle builds to a fight to the death against some cyborg ninjas — but by then you can’t help rooting for the ninjas, just to avoid another sequel.

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