RoboCop 3


RoboCop 3

Critics Consensus

This asinine sequel should be placed under arrest.



Total Count: 30


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In this second sequel to RoboCop, the mechanical humanoid opposes the evil designs of his creators, who have gone corrupt and are trying to take over all real estate in Detroit, kicking the poorer citizens out of their homes and turning them out into the streets.

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Nancy Allen
as Anne Lewis
John Castle
as McDaggett
Jill Hennessy
as Dr. Lazarus
as Kanemitsu
Robert DoQui
as Sgt. Reed
Remi Ryan
as Nikko
Remy Ryan
as Nikko
Felton Perry
as Johnson
Mario Machado
as Casey Wong
Jodi Long
as Nikko's Mom
Shane Black
as Donnelly
John Posey
as Nikko's Dad
S.D. Nemeth
as Bixby Snyder
Edith Ivey
as Elderly Women in Bathrobe
Curtis Taylor
as 1st Rehab
Ken Strong
as Rehab Patrol
Kenny Raskin
as Secrity Monitor
Blaise Corrigan
as Officer at Ordnance Depot
John Nesci
as Jensen
Jeff Garlin
as Donut Jerk
Lee Arenberg
as Hold-Up Man
Ken Jones
as Splatterpunk #2
Randy Randolph
as Cop in Donut Shop
Bryan Mercer
as Splatterpunk #1
Kenny Jones
as Splatterpunk #2
Doug Yasuda
as Kanemitsu's Aide
Eddie Billups
as Man at Banking Desk
Angie Bolling
as Ellen Murphy
Diane Butler
as Woman on Vidphone
David Devries
as Informative Yuppie
Gary Bullock
as Gas Station Clerk
Wilbur Fitzgerald
as Rebel with Weapons Cart
Beth Burns
as Teen Prostitute
Lonnie R. Smith
as 1st Rehab at Hotel
Eva La Rue
as Debbie Dix
Michael H. Moss
as Unfortunate Rehab
Rick Seaman
as Rehab Driver
Alex Van
as Rehab in War Room
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  • Apr 25, 2016
    Fred Dekker directs the final installment of the "RoboCop" series with "RoboCop 3" released in 1993. This film greatly reduced the amount of gore in an attempt to garner a "PG-13" rating when Orion Pictures realized kids like RoboCop. How many kids are really going to understand what's going on in this picture, which is bad but an improvement over the second installment. Peter Weller doesn't return as the title character, instead Robert John Burke is the cyborg cop here to protect the innocent and uphold the law. There really isn't much of a difference between Burke and Weller in terms of performance since there is very little emotion the character ever portrays.
    Joseph B Super Reviewer
  • Nov 03, 2015
    "RoboCop 3" is definitely the worst movie of the "RoboCop" trilogy. The film directors tried to make scenes cool by RoboCop shooting the top of a car to exit it. "RoboCop 3" is very difficult to watch it is a cheesie movie with terrible acting, boring action scenes and plot holes. Also if you are planning to watch this movie do not watch the trailer first, it'll spoil the whole movie for you. "RoboCop 3" is a bad movie and I give it a 2/10
    Steve G Super Reviewer
  • Aug 12, 2014
    Man, with three of these sci-fi films, that near feature is getting a whole lot nearer, and it's still nearly 50 years away from 1993. It might not take Detroit that long to reach total dystopia (I joke, but Detroit already hit the bankruptcy they were predicting to happen in 2035 in 2013), because at the rate destruction is going on over there, the filmmakers could have just stood around Detroit and waited for a building to collapse before they started rolling, then they wouldn't have blown so much money that they didn't get back to go watch them demolish some buildings in Atlanta, Georgia, for the Winter Olympics. RoboCop needs to be less concerned with the financial crises of Detroit in this film, and more concerned about the financial crisis faced by this bomb of a film... and about how there's someone else in his RoboBody, or whatever you call it! Yeah, Peter Weller finally bailed out (Poor Robert John Burke still had his face remolded like Weller's, though), and Nancy Allen is still stuck, but for the only so long, because she got out of this train wreck as quickly as she could. I don't know, maybe the Rotten Tomatoes critics thought it would be cute to see if they could get the approval rating of "RoboCop 3" down to 3%. I mean, come one, this is our third outing with a cyborg police officer, so did the filmmakers really expect our patience with something like this to hold up for a third installment? ...Well, I didn't, but here I am, that one other jerk who actually likes the film (Leave some room in that sinking credibility ship for me, David Nusair), which isn't to say that I can't see where a lot of people are coming from. One can debate if this film is quite as overlong as the longer and convoluted "RoboCop 2", but because it doesn't try so hard to bloat its narrative, this fluffy affair kind of outstays its welcome at about 105 minutes, fattened up around the edges by a little too much filler, and even some excess in material. The material at least feels excessive once the storytelling finds itself spending too much time with each segment, to where a sense of progression is retarded by major plot points' taking too long to be touched upon, if not by focal unevenness. If nothing else is consistent about the storytelling, it's formula, because a lot of the laziness of this film is reflected in the taking of a once-unique premise and interpreting it in a hopelessly derivative, very '90s action plot, complete, of course, with cheese. The fluff of the film has been viciously condemned, but, honestly, I don't really find the cheesiness of the film quite as cloying as people say, and yet, it's impossible to deny that this film is just plain corny, with more than a few supporting performances which range from flat and borderline embarrassing, and make lame lowlights in dialogue and humor all the more aggravating. The story itself gets a little cheesy, not exactly being asinine, like many say, but nonetheless being either too fluffy or too overblown, to where most any form of dramatic value which was found in the predecessors is lost. The final product compensates with thorough entertainment value, at least in my apparently questionable opinion, but this isn't anything memorable, nor is it especially intriguing while it occupies your time, and bombards you with excess, clichés and cheese. I can't promise the readers that they will stand among the odd men out, but as one of the odd men out, I feel that there is plenty of entertainment value to embrace, with the help of technical proficiency. Now, we all know just how lazy these "threequels" in a late-'80s/early'90s action film can get, so I even expecting the effects to be questionable, unprepared for them to look about as clean as they ever had in this series, being, not quite as technically ambitious as, say, "RoboCop 2", but flashy and convincing enough to help sell this futuristic world, and, of course, compliment action. You always had action to fall back on the predecessors, and although you don't have the flashy gore to fall back on here, there are still plenty of dynamically staged, technically exceptional and entertaining brawls and shootouts which, at the very least, marks heights in entertainment value, even if they don't do as much as they could have for a sense of consequence. Everyone is talking about how they had the nerve to dial down the violence and disturbances for a PG-13 rating, and although I don't find that this film is losing too much of an edge, the action is bloodless, although it is nonetheless fun, and even more recurrent. With that said, the action is still far from consistent, and entertainment value cannot thrive on it the whole way, at least enough for you to get past how silly, overblown an formulaic this film's premise is, but, honestly, there's still plenty of color, maybe even intrigue to this story for Fred Dekker and Frank Miller to do justice with a script that is uneven and, at times, terribly cheesy and trite, but admittedly with more than a few funny moments to help memorable set pieces in keeping liveliness consistent. The film may be overdrawn, but it's never all that draggy, and if the story is as stupid as they say it is, I find a little difficulty in noticing, as structural pacing is kept up enough to establish color, or at least a potential for color to be explored by Dekker, as director. Dekker, as director, can make or break the engagement value of this film, and although his degree of inspiration is questionable, he never lets things slow down, keeping flashy enough with visuals and tight enough with his execution of the script to keep entertainment going through and through, and pretty high. With patience, one can find the film to be plenty of fun, and although it doesn't quite deliver on entertainment value quite like its predecessors, there is enough liveliness to make this a perfectly decent, if overblown fluff piece. Bottom line, the film a little too long and even a little uneven, getting about as overblown with a silly, thin premise story as it does with conventions and cheesy fluff, but where this film could have fallen flat as the tremendous misfire many still claim it to be, fine effective, fun action, colorful scripting highlights and lively direction manage to save "RoboCop 3" as an inconsequential, but fun capper to the cult classic saga. 2.5/5 - Fair
    Cameron J Super Reviewer
  • Sep 13, 2012
    Not as bad as critics make out, They did cut the gore and violence out which didn't make it as entertaining as the others but not a bad film, Some ok action scenes, Nothing to get over hyped over.
    Jamie C Super Reviewer

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