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(1987)

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Sex & Nudity

  • A womans breasts are very briefly seen in the beginning locker room scene.
  • A man snorts cocaine from a woman's chest.
  • We also briefly see two men's buttocks in the shower room.
  • A woman is seen topless in the background of a night club but it only lasts one or two seconds and is very hard to see. This is very brief.
  • There is a scene in which two thugs are attempting to rape a young woman. One thug begins to rip off her clothes. Robocop arrives and stops the rape from happenning by shooting the thug's genitals.

Violence & Gore

  • A man is shot by ED-209 with numerous rounds. Close up of multiple bloody bullet impacts on his chest & back. He is then shot repeatedly after falling onto a table with multiple impact wounds. It's EXTREMELY bloody, but absurdly over the top.
  • Two men terrorise and attempt to rape a woman but one gets shot in the crotch by RoboCop and the other surrenders. A bit of blood but not much.
  • Murphy's hand is blown off at close range with a shotgun. He is shown holding the bloody stump while blood pours from the wound. The arm of that same hand is then blown off. This is all done for the amusement of the men shooting him. The band of men finally proceed to fire on him continuously, each with shotguns & machine guns, laughing sadistically. Even though Murphy is shot so extensively, his body is protected with a Kevlar suit which shield his body from the bullets so he only feels the force of the bullets. Because of the Kevlar suit, he survives this attack and one of the men finishes him with a single shot to his head. The back of his skull is visibly blown out. There's a shot of the aftermath of the attack, showing his body surrounded by blood & gore. An incredibly brutal, graphic, and disturbing scene. Even with the Kevlar suit, this can be quite painful to watch.
  • A surgical team attempts to save a wounded officer. There is one gruesome gunshot wound to his chest, the rest of his torso is covered with blood.
  • A man is holding a group of people hostage. We see a man's body, face down, clearly dead from having been shot. There are bloodstains. The man holding the group hostage is pulled through a wall and punched in the face, sending him flying out of a window and falling to his death.
  • A man crashes into a tank full of toxic waste. When he comes out, his skin is melting away. A car then drives into him and he explodes. VERY gruesome, but comically over the top.
  • Men fire explosive rounds at cars & a shop front in a street for amusement.
  • A man gets shot several times in the legs by a hitman. Some blood. The hitman leaves a grenade. The explosion is seen from outside the house.
  • A woman fires an explosive bullet into an operations cab with a man inside.
  • A woman is shot several times in various parts of her body.
  • RoboCop shoots down a gang of 20 or so criminals. Multiple bloody impact wounds.
  • RoboCop tosses a man through a few glass panes leaving the man's face and neck covered in many bloody gashes.
  • RoboCop is fired upon by ED-209, causing severe damage. He survives, but is then shot at by a fully armed SWAT unit, causing even more damage.
  • A man is graphically shot in the knee in closeup. In the theatrical and TV versions, it is shown from a far.

Profanity

  • 28 uses of 'shit' (2 paired with 'bull', 1 with 'horse').
  • 7 uses of 'bitch' (3 paired with 'son of a-').
  • 8 uses of 'damn' (7 paired with 'God').
  • 4 uses of 'hell'.
  • 11 uses of 'ass' (6 paired with 'hole').
  • 2 uses of 'cocksucker'.
  • 2 uses of 'Jesus' and 1 use of 'God' as exclamations.
  • 2 uses of 'faggot'.
  • 1 use of 'pussy' as an insult.
  • 1 use of 'bastard'.
  • 1 use of 'boner' as an insult.
  • One derogatory term for Italians.
  • 35 uses of 'fuck' (2 paired with 'mother', although one is implied)

Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking

  • A man is seen smoking at a gas station.
  • A man and 2 women sniff cocaine.
  • Some drinking and sometimes smoking.
  • A scene in an active cocaine manufacturing warehouse.
  • There is a scene in which people are shown snorting cocaine.

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • Rated R for strong bloody sci-fi violence and gore, language, brief nudity, and for some drug use.
  • One of the bad guys crashes into a tank of toxic waste and comes out of his van with his skin melting off of him, his clothes torn up, one of his eyes gone, and on one hand his fingers melting off his hand. Very frightening and disturbing even to adults.
  • Although it is very violent, frightening, and possibly disturbing, there are some comedic moments in the movie
  • Most of the violent sequences described above can be frightening, disturbing, or intense, however it is often comically over the top.

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Violence & Gore

  • Jones is shot several times with bloody impacts then falls to his death from a skyscraper.
  • Clarence Boddicker is killed by being stabbed in the neck by Robocop, Blood gushes from the neck.

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • Murphy's death is very brutal and intense; even some adults will find this scene hard to watch. However he is wearing a "KEVLAR" suit which protects him from the excesive bullets.

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