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Ridiculous premise of 1980s sci-fi film masks dark social commentary
In 1987, director Paul Verhoeven blew away audiences with an ultra-violent sci-fi film called “RoboCop,” which shows a cop in a dystopian Detroit who is killed and then brought back to life as a robot policemen. Beneath the ridiculous gore was a smart script that sharply satirized corporate America and the glorification of brute force to uphold public order. In honor of the film’s 30th anniversary, here’s some trivia you might not have known courtesy of TheWrap and IMDb.
Check out more "RoboCop" trivia, quotes and goofs on IMDb.com.