The Watching Hour: Robocop
USA, 1987, 102 Minute Running Time
Genre/Subjects: Action/Adventure, Cult, Sci-Fi, Social Issues
35mm presentation - In Paul Verhoeven's landmark sci-fi thriller, the monolithic corporation controlling a futuristic, crime-riddled Detroit transforms a dead cop (Peter Weller) into a cybernetic law-enforcement unit called RoboCop -- and soon the streets are safe. But as Robo cleans up the city, he seeks to avenge his death, and uncovers a conspiracy stretching from the back alleys to the boardroom of the company that reengineered him.
DIRECTOR: Paul Verhoeven
Principal Cast: Ronny Cox, Nancy Allen, Kurtwood Smith, Dan O'Herlihy, Peter Weller
US Distributor: Orion Pictures