Robocop (2014) News

Bronze statue erected to commemorate Robocop Day For those of you in the Detroit area, you're in for a treat, as today has been declared 'Robocop Day', culminating in a bronze statue of the original 1987 Robocop model from Paul Verhoeven's film. Why is this even a thing? Well, it seems about three years ago, a non-profit organization (Imagination Station) wanted to build a statue for the city of Detroit. Given that Philadelphia has Rocky, makes... Read More...


China Box Office: 'RoboCop' Rides 3D Wave to Top of Chinese Charts – The rebooted cyborg cop movie shrugs off challenging slot to dominate Chinese box office. 8 years 38 weeks ago via jetli

China Box Office: "Robocop" Opens to Strong $21M, Worldwide Gross Up To $187M

12:36 PM 3/5/2014 by Senh Duong
ED-209 "Robocop"
Robocop might have disappointed at the domestic box office, but it’s making up for the difference overseas. With $52M after six weeks in the U.S., the remake looks like it’ll max out at $60M at the end of its run. That’s only slightly better than the original’s $53M, but with nearly ten times the cost.

The RoboCop Reboot Might Have Earned Enough To Justify A Sequel – Jose Padilha’s RoboCop reboot was one of those movies that met a wall of negative publicity long before it even arrived in theaters. Though we never held a formal ceremony declaring it as such, Paul Verhoeven’s original RoboCop belongs to some untouchable "Hall of Fame" of cinematic classics, and the idea of trying to retell the story to a new generation was heresy, sacrilege AND criminal. 8 years 39 weeks ago via brucelee

China Box Office: 'Hobbit 2' Dominates, 'RoboCop' Opens Strong – Peter Jackson's "Desolation of Smaug" pulls in another $26.5 million for a 10-day cume of $60 million, while "RoboCop" makes a muscular entry with $20.7 million in three days. 8 years 39 weeks ago via donnieyen

Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Lego’ Staying Strong

6:10 PM 2/23/2014 by Logan Falk
The Lego Movie
With the mediocre (at best) quality of our new releases, it’s little surprise that the lauded Lego Movie is sitting easily and comfortably at the top of the charts once more. Since there are no surprises, it’s a pretty short report this weekend, so let’s get to it.

Weekend Box Office Report: ‘The Lego Movie’ Stays on Top

2:20 PM 2/16/2014 by Logan Falk
The Lego Movie
Even with four new releases crowding their way into theaters over the weekend, The Lego Movie had very little trouble keeping its spot on top of the box office charts. However, given that most of the new releases were buried in negative reviews, perhaps this isn’t the most surprising development ever.

New in Theaters: 'Robocop,' 'Winter's Tale,' 'About Last Night,' 'Endless Love'

10:44 PM 2/14/2014 by Logan Falk
This Valentine’s Day weekend boasts quite the array of new releases, most of them related in some way to the amorous mood of the holiday, be it risqué rom-com humor, century-spanning adventure, or classic star-crossed lovers. And then there’s Robocop.

Abbie Cornish Talks ‘RoboCop’ And Praises Castmates – One of the many differences between the original 1987 RoboCop and the 2014 reboot by director José Padilha is how Detective Alex Murphy’s family (wife and son) has a significantly increased role in the main plot, not only as a motivator in the development of Murphy in his internal battle of man vs. 8 years 42 weeks ago via theothersenhman
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