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RoboCop Serious ideas are rarely addressed in action blockbusters, but RoboCop serves up food for thought along with the explosions —...RoboCopAction/AdventurePT103MUnrated Serious ideas are rarely addressed in action blockbusters, but RoboCop serves up food for thought along with the explosions —...1995-06-16Paul McCraneMGM/UA Home Video

RoboCop

Genre: Action/Adventure; Starring: Nancy Allen, Peter Weller, Paul McCrane; Director: Paul Verhoeven; Status: In Season; Runtime (in minutes): 103; MPAA Rating: Unrated; Distributor: MGM/UA Home Video

Serious ideas are rarely addressed in action blockbusters, but RoboCop serves up food for thought along with the explosions — critiques of capitalism run amok, technological dehumanization, America’s Vietnam policy. If you doubt that, this gorgeous letterboxed version of the director’s cut features cowriter Ed Neumeier discussing those topics on a scene-specific audio track. Along the way, the disc makes a point about the inanities of censorship — the restored gore scenes seem hardly more disturbing than the familiar ones. A

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