Hammerman Ikon

Hammerman Ikon Film Guide

Director: Paul Verhoeven
Cast: Peter Weller, Nancy Allen, Ron Cox, Curtwood Smith, Daniel O'Herlihy, Miguel Ferrer, Ray Wise, Paul McCrane, Jesse D. Goins

In the near future, Detroit is overrun by crime and the city's police department is controlled by OCP, a massive consumer product company. When officer Murphy is shot on duty, OCP converts him into a cybernetically enhanced RoboCop. This highly original and brilliantly satirical science fiction action movie was scripted by Edward Neumeier and Michael Miner. Paul Verhoeven's middle name is excess, and his best English-language feature is extremely violent but irresistibly entertaining. Followed by RoboCop 2 and 3, and a 2014 reboot.