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The serialized story structure and barbed social commentary from comic book creator and co-writer [[Performer~P223744~Frank Miller~frankmiller]] earned critical respect in this satirical science fiction sequel directed by [[Performer~P97265~Irvin Kershner~irvinkershner]]. [[Performer~P75401~Peter Weller~peterweller]] returns as RoboCop, a futuristic cyborg fashioned from cutting-edge technology and the biological remains of slain Detroit police officer, Alex Murphy. Still patrolling the city streets, RoboCop is scheduled by his creator, Omni Consumer Products, to be replaced by a new "superior" model, RoboCop 2, that according to designer Juliette Faxx ([[Performer~P4598~Belinda Bauer~belindabauer]]), will contain the human remains not of a cop but a criminal. In the meantime, an instantly addictive drug called Nuke is sweeping through Detroit thanks to a kingpin named Cain ([[Performer~P52934~Tom Noonan~tomnoonan]]). Taking Cain to task, RoboCop is captured and dismantled. When he's put back together, the cyborg is reprogrammed with a series of socially conscious commands (in a sly mocking of the then relatively new concept of "political correctness") that render him impotent as a law enforcer. Taking charge by rewiring himself with an electrical overload, RoboCop arrests Cain, who is injured in the process. Faxx secretly takes Cain's brain and inserts it into RoboCop 2, turning the robot immediately into a law-breaking murder machine and leading to a violent showdown between two generations of robotic crime-fighters. ~ Karl Williams, Rovi

  • Release date:June 22, 1990


Peter Weller
as Robocop
Nancy Allen
as Anne Lewis
Dan O'Herlihy
as Old Man
Belinda Bauer
as Dr. Juliette Faxx
Tom Noonan
as Cain
Gabriel Damon
as Hob
Galyn Gorg
as Angie
Felton Perry
as Donald Johnson
Stephen Lee
as Duffy
Willard E. Pugh
as Mayor Kuzak
Roger Aaron Brown
as Whitaker
Patricia Charbonneau
as Lab technician Garcia
Jeff McCarthy
as Holzgang
Wanda De Jesus
as Estevez
John Doolittle
as Schenk
Ken Lerner
as Delaney
Fabiana Udenio
as Sunblock Woman
John Glover
as Magnavolt Salesman
Mario Machado
as Casey Wong
Leeza Gibbons
as Jess Perkins
Yogi Baird
as Contortionist
James McQueens
as Dr. Weltman
Jo Perkins
as Angry Citizen
John Hateley
as Purse Snatcher
John Ingle
as Surgeon General
Justin Seidner
as Brat
Angie Bolling
as Ellen Murphy
Lily Chen
as Desperate Woman
Mark Rolston
as Stef
Martin Casella
as Yuppie
Michael Medeiros
as Catzo
Michael Weller
as OCP Security
Phil Rubenstein
as Poulos
Robert DoQui
as Sgt. Reed
Rutherford Cravens
as Reporter
Tzi Ma
as Tak Akita
Wallace Merck
as Gun Shop Owner
Bill Bolender
as Cabbie
Woody Watson
as OCP Security
Jimmy Pickens
as Mesnick
Richard Reyes
as Angry Citizen
Lila Finn
as Old Woman
Wayne de Hart
as Vendor
Christopher Quinten
as Reporter
Cynthia Mackey
as Surgeon
Ed Geldart
as Electronics Store Owner
Eric Glenn
as Injured Cop
Erik Cord
as Angry Citizen
Jerry Nelson
as Darren Thomas
David Dwyer
as Little League Coach
George Cheung
as Gillette
Thomas Rosales, Jr.
as Chet
Brandon Smith
as Flint
Linda Thompson
as Mother with Baby
Gary Bullock
as Hack Doctor
Adam Faraizl
as Little League Kid
Gage Tarrant
as Hooker


Irvin Kershner
Jon Davison
Walon Green
Michael Miner
Ed Neumeier
Frank Miller
Screen Story
Frank Miller
Mark Irwin
Mars Bonfire
Leonard Rosenman
Composer (Music Score)
Leonard Rosenman
Musical Direction/Supervision
Basil Poledouris
Composer (Music Score)
Armen Minasian
Peter Jamison
Production Designer
Patrick Crowley
Executive Producer
Rosanna Norton
Costume Designer
Rob Bottin
Special Effects
Peter Kuran
Special Effects
Phil Tippett
Mario Roberts
Debby Porter
Dick Hancock
Cheri Montesanto-Medcalf
Kay Rose
Dialogue Editor
Phil Tippett
Visual Effects