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Released: 1987
Director: Paul Verhoeven


Released: 2014
Director: José Padilha
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Alex RoboCop Murphy
Portrayed by: Peter Weller
Alex RoboCop Murphy
Portrayed by: Joel Kinnaman
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   RoboCop has one giant gun. He has multiple weapons. He has a taser as well so he doesn't have to kill everyone.
   Murphy is turned into RoboCop without his wife's knowledge. His wife, Clara signs the documents allowing him to become the cyborg.
   The Murphy family moves away after they believe Alex has been killed. His wife and child are central to the plot.
   RoboCop's wife is named Ellen Murphy and her son is named Jimmy. It is Clara Murphy and son David.
   Murphy's partner is a woman named Anne Lewis. His partner is a man named Jack Lewis.
   Murphy and Lewis are new partners before he is gunned down. They are long time friends and partners.
   Lewis has no idea that Murphy is RoboCop until she meets him while on duty. Jack knows that Murphy has become RoboCop.
   OmniCorp wants to sell the ED-209 to Detroit but it hasn't been deployed anywhere yet. The company has already sold the robot and several others around the world before attempting to gain a foothold in the USA.
   Senior Vice President Dick Jones is the head of OmniCorp. The head of OmniCorp is the CEO Raymond Sellars.
   RoboCop is targetted because he is competion for the ED-209. RoboCop is not targetted but they keep an eye on him in case he turns against his creators.
   Murphy is shot and killed by Boddicker and his men at a steel mill when they are investigating a robbery. Drug dealers want revenge on Murphy after a run in. They blow up his car and he is severely injured, but doesn't die.
   Murphy dies and is brought back to life by the RoboCop project. Murphy is alive and is turned into RoboCop.
   Bob Morton suggests creating RoboCop. He works for OmniCorp and wants to get a promotion over the Senior Vice President. Dr. Dennett Norton is a scientist who helps amputees. He creates RoboCop to save his life.
   RoboCop is slow and mechanical in his movements. He is quick and agile and can jump very high.
   RoboCop is metalic grey. He has a different suit that is black.
   RoboCop has a black eye slot. He has a red led accross his helmet.
   Murphy's memory is wiped away. His memory is left intact.
   OmniCorp has included directive 4 in RoboCop's programming so he cannot kill anyone who works for OmniCorp. There is no directive 4, but there is a no kill list that he must follow.
   RoboCop cannot be shut down. He can be shut down wirelessly by OmniCorp.
   RoboCop gets around in a regular cop car. He has a custom motorcycle.
   OmniCorp employs Clarence Boddicker, a criminal, who is deployed to try and kill RoboCop. His nemesis is Rick Mattox, who works for OmniCorp.
   Boddicker and his gang killed Murphy. Murphy was attacked by a drug dealer named Antoine Vallon.
   RoboCop confronts Jones in the OmniCorp board room and he takes the President hostage and RoboCop cannot kill Jones because of the 4th directive. Jones is fired by the president and RoboCop shoots and kills him. Sellars takes Clara and David Murphy hostage on the roof and the no kill list keeps RoboCop from killing him. He is able to over come the programming to shoot and kill the CEO of OmniCorp.
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