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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
Galyn Gorg
as Angie
Gabriel Damon
as Hob
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
Justin Seidner
as Brat
Michael Weller
as OCP Security
Cynthia Mackey
as Surgeon
David Dwyer
as Little League Coach
Linda Thompson
as Mother with Baby
Ed Geldart
as Electronics Store Owner
Gary Bullock
as Hack Doctor
Angie Bolling
as Ellen Murphy
Phil Rubenstein
as Poulos
Wayne de Hart
as Vendor
John Hateley
as Purse Snatcher
Martin Casella
as Yuppie
Bill Bolender
as Cabbie
Christopher Quinten
as Reporter
Gage Tarrant
as Hooker
John Ingle
as Surgeon General
Michael Medeiros
as Catzo
Woody Watson
as OCP Security
Jerry Nelson
as Darren Thomas
Rutherford Cravens
as Reporter
Thomas Rosales, Jr.
as Chet
Jimmy Pickens
as Mesnick
Erik Cord
as Angry Citizen
Eric Glenn
as Injured Cop
Adam Faraizl
as Little League Kid
James McQueens
as Dr. Weltman
Robert DoQui
as Sgt. Reed
George Cheung
as Gillette
Mark Rolston
as Stef
Wallace Merck
as Gun Shop Owner
Lila Finn
as Old Woman
Brandon Smith
as Flint
Richard Reyes
as Angry Citizen
Jo Perkins
as Angry Citizen
Lily Chen
as Desperate Woman
Tzi Ma
as Tak Akita


Irvin Kershner
Jon Davison
Ed Neumeier
Frank Miller
Screen Story
Frank Miller
Walon Green
Michael Miner
Mark Irwin
Basil Poledouris
Composer (Music Score)
Mars Bonfire
Leonard Rosenman
Composer (Music Score)
Leonard Rosenman
Musical Direction/Supervision
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
Dick Hancock
Debby Porter
Phil Tippett
Visual Effects
Kay Rose
Dialogue Editor
Cheri Montesanto-Medcalf