RoboCop
RoboCop (2014)

In RoboCop, the year is 2028 and multinational conglomerate OmniCorp is at the center of robot technology. Overseas, their drones have been used by the military for years - and it's meant billions for OmniCorp's bottom line. Now… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: June 3, 2014
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Critic Score: 48% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: While it's far better than it could have been, José Padilha's RoboCop remake fails to offer a significant improvement over the original.

Christopher Orr
The Atlantic

Surveying the peculiar array of 1980s retreads clustered into release this week, I'm reminded of Marty McFly in Back to the Future Part II, traveling forward in time 30 years to discover that everything is still the same, only worse.

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Richard Roeper
Richard Roeper.com

Cynical, boring, PG-13 retread.

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Graham Young
Birmingham Mail

Most older viewers will probably feel that RoboCop cannot match Verhoeven's satirical originality, but the computer age has made the core ethos more relevant to contemporary society.

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Wesley Morris
Grantland

Padilha is Brazilian, and it's interesting that both RoboCops have been made by men whose non-Hollywood work focused on their respective countries' curdled politics.

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Dana Stevens
Slate

Neither Alex Murphy's internal moral conflict nor the larger, vaguely satiric portrait of a global culture dependent on high-tech law enforcement seem to be the main point of this Robocop remake, which raises the question of what is meant to be the point.

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Scott Mendelson
Forbes

It's not a problem that they went and remade Robocop. But the biggest problem with this Robocop is that it's a remake.

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Peter Travers
Rolling Stone

This Robo-reboot tries fiercely to update the satirical punch and stylistic perversity Paul Verhoeven's 1987 original. It's a futile gesture.

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Ian Buckwalter
NPR

It's well made, polished, and hits every mark - but is it crazy to want a futuristic sci-fi action flick about a motorcycle-riding metal supercop to be just a little more fun?

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Stephen Carty
Flix Capacitor

Director José Padilha is clearly trying to do something different, but the end product is frustratingly underwhelming.

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Flixster Audience Score: 52% Flixster User Reviews
Mark Evans
Not a patch on the original..the film is saved by some good sfx in the early scenes & great performances from Michael Keaton and especially Gary Oldman.
Al S
A total blast in every way. This in one spectacular and incredibly fun movie to watch. It's not a card-board cut-out of the original but is its own beast… More
Anthony Lawrie
The question 'How do you remake a film like RoboCop' kind of misses the point. 'Why would you ever think of remaking RoboCop' is the better… More
Everett Johnson
Most remakes nowdays are complete throwaways. At first you're like "yes! can't wait to see this because the original is awesome". Then… More
Drake Tsui
It's not a train wreck, that's for sure. But for every great scene of emotional, moral tension brought by Oldman and Kinnaman it takes several steps… More
Phil Hubbs
So way back in...whenever, we were given the news of a remake for the ultra violent uber satirical comicbook styled sci-fi 'Robocop', directed by… More