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Robocop 2 Reviews

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Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy
February 18, 2014
A fairly generic turn-of-the-'90s action film...judged as a sequel to RoboCop, it's irrelevant and ridiculously trivial.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/10
Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed
August 19, 2013
A weak and utterly uneven follow-up, but at least presents some unique ideas about RoboCop and his world.
Nick Schager
Lessons of Darkness
April 17, 2011
Rehashes the satiric and character-based concerns of its superior predecessor.
Full Review | Original Score: C
Brian Orndorf
June 24, 2010
I'll maintain that RoboCop 2 is a worthy sequel, though with every fresh viewing I see more of its faults and scatterbrained structure.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
Steve Crum
August 3, 2007
Still compelling action sci-fi, due to Weller's character.
| Original Score: 4/5
Chuck O'Leary
Fantastica Daily
October 5, 2005
An unfairly maligned sequel that's just as edgy and exciting as the original.
| Original Score: 4/5
David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews
June 6, 2004
You almost have to admire Robocop 2 for undermining everything its predecessor stood for with an incredible sense of single-mindedness.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis
May 23, 2004
...the film forsakes most of its progenitor's lighthearted yet moving emotional appeal and replaces it with gunfire, car chases, and explosions.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/10
James Brundage
March 18, 2004
George Orwell has to be turning over in his grave
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/5
Alex Sandell
Juicy Cerebellum
August 12, 2003
Fairly crummy sequel with a few redeeming action sequences.
| Original Score: 2/5
Rob Vaux
Flipside Movie Emporium
March 28, 2003
I truly believe the filmmakers had good intentions, but the results are appalling.
| Original Score: 1/5
Brian Mckay
March 21, 2003
An inferior follow-up, but still entertaining. Lacks an interesting central villain, but some great robot mano-a-mano.
| Original Score: 4/5
Clint Morris
September 18, 2002
More camp than the original, but no less fun. the effects are outstanding.
| Original Score: 3/5
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Desson Thomson
Washington Post
June 6, 2002
Everything in the first movie is pretty much redone again. But in this case, the repetition isn't a bad thing.
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Peter Travers
Rolling Stone
May 12, 2001
RoboCop 2 is all machine, and it's all vile.
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February 13, 2001
This ultraviolent, nihilistic sequel has enough technical dazzle to impress hardware fans, but obviously no one in the Orion front office told filmmakers that less is more.
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
January 1, 2000
The movie's screenplay is a confusion of half-baked and unfinished ideas.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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Hal Hinson
Washington Post
January 1, 2000
With its desensitizing blood lust, RoboCop 2 contributes yet another ugly note to this already demoralizing season of sadism.
Chris Hicks
Deseret News, Salt Lake City
January 1, 2000
Despite a few laughs and some exciting moments, RoboCop 2 is a mess.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
March 24, 2007
| Original Score: 1/5
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