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** Imagine the situation from Murphy's perspective. He has gone from being in control of the situation to suddenly surrounded by hostile, shotgun-toting thugs. The look on his face shows that he knows full well he is not going to make it out the room alive.

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** Imagine the situation from Murphy's perspective. He has gone from being in control of the situation to suddenly surrounded by hostile, shotgun-toting thugs. The look of fear on his face shows that he knows full well he is not going to make it out the room alive.alive. The thoughts in Murphy's head at this point would be knowing that he won't see his wife and son again. All for the sake of carrying out his duty as a police officer.

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** Now imagine the situation from Lewis' perspective. She went from being incapacitated by one of the thugs to helplessly watching her friend and colleague being brutally tortured and murdered. The feeling of watching and not being able to do anything to stop it.


** The scene was even referenced in the cartoon series. Kids show or not, it's still a shock.

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** Imagine the situation from Murphy's perspective. He has gone from being in control of the situation to suddenly surrounded by hostile, shotgun-toting thugs. The look on his face shows that he knows full well he is not going to make it out the room alive.
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The scene was even referenced in the cartoon series. Kids show or not, it's still a shock.

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*** While giving commands Mr. Kinney in the boardroom, it lets out a few tiger-like growls.

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* How about the fact that those at OCP felt it was a fine, fool-proof idea to provide the ED-209, an experimental prototype that hasn't even been tested yet, with live munitions. Not just bullets, but apparently live missiles as well.


* Early in the film, before his resurrection as the title cyborg, Murphy is captured by Boddicker's gang, who proceed to graphically dismember him ''with shotguns'', blowing his arm off and blasting endless rounds into his torso from a distance, before finally killing him with a close range shot through the head. Murphy is conscious and screaming horrifically throughout, up until the final headshot. Such is the sheer brutality of this scene that even in its edited-for-television version, it is ''still'' hard to watch.\\
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The scene was even referenced in the cartoon series. Kids show or not, it's still a shock.
* If you've ever been sedated for surgery, or experienced a near-death experience, you may be able to more easily imagine what Murphy goes through: You're brought into an emergency room, horrified that your family will lose their father. You see a film of an unseen vehicle taking you away from your family as they wave "good bye" fully expecting to experience death...\\
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Then, all of a sudden, you experience a sort of static before some undetermined time later being powered up and off like a computer several times, with an unknown amount of time between those powerups and powerdowns and while on seeing and listening unknown scientists and executives messing and talking about nasty things to do on you, [[AndIMustScream being unable to talk and much less move.]] At the end you're seeing the world through an interlaced camera feed, with your fundamental memories removed from you, and experience broken traces of your removed memories. Your family believes that you have died, and you are left wondering who you are.

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* Early in the film, before his resurrection as the title cyborg, Murphy is captured by Boddicker's gang, who proceed to graphically dismember him ''with shotguns'', blowing his arm off and blasting endless rounds into his torso from a distance, before finally killing him with a close range shot through the head. Murphy is conscious and screaming horrifically throughout, up until the final headshot. Such is the sheer brutality of this scene that even in its edited-for-television version, it is ''still'' hard to watch.\\
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The scene was even referenced in the cartoon series. Kids show or not, it's still a shock.
* If you've ever been sedated for surgery, or experienced a near-death experience, you may be able to more easily imagine what Murphy goes through: You're brought into an emergency room, horrified that your family will lose their father. You see a film of an unseen vehicle taking you away from your family as they wave "good bye" fully expecting to experience death...\\
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death...
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Then, all of a sudden, you experience a sort of static before some undetermined time later being powered up and off like a computer several times, with an unknown amount of time between those powerups and powerdowns and while on seeing and listening unknown scientists and executives messing and talking about nasty things to do on you, [[AndIMustScream being unable to talk and much less move.]] At the end you're seeing the world through an interlaced camera feed, with your fundamental memories removed from you, and experience broken traces of your removed memories. Your family believes that you have died, and you are left wondering who you are.


* Early in the film, before his resurrection as the title cyborg, Murphy is captured by Boddicker's gang, who proceed to graphically dismember him ''with shotguns'', blowing his arm off and blasting endless rounds into his torso from a distance, before finally killing him with a close range shot through the head. Murphy is conscious and screaming horrifically throughout, up until the final headshot. Such is the sheer brutality of this scene that even in its edited-for-television version, it is ''still'' hard to watch.\\

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''[[Film/Robocop1987 Robocop]]'' was one of the few films to be given an X rating solely off of the violence alone. ''There's a reason for that.''
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* Early in the film, before his resurrection as the title cyborg, Murphy is captured by Boddicker's gang, who proceed to graphically dismember him ''with shotguns'', blowing his arm off and blasting endless rounds into his torso from a distance, before finally killing him with a close range shot through the head. Murphy is conscious and screaming horrifically throughout, up until the final headshot. Such is the sheer brutality of this scene that even in its edited-for-television version, it is ''still'' hard to watch.\\


* Murphy without his Robocop visor. His head essentially just a human face stretched over a metal skull.

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* Murphy without his Robocop visor. His head is essentially just a human face stretched over a metal skull.


Then, all of a sudden, you experience a sort of static before some undetermined time later being powered up and off like a computer several times, with an unknown amount of time between those powerups and powerdowns and while on seeing and listening unknown scientists and executives messing and talking about nasty things to do on you, being unable to talk and much less move. At the end you're seeing the world through an interlaced camera feed, with your fundamental memories removed from you, and experience broken traces of your removed memories. Your family believes that you have died, and you are left wondering who you are.

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Then, all of a sudden, you experience a sort of static before some undetermined time later being powered up and off like a computer several times, with an unknown amount of time between those powerups and powerdowns and while on seeing and listening unknown scientists and executives messing and talking about nasty things to do on you, [[AndIMustScream being unable to talk and much less move. move.]] At the end you're seeing the world through an interlaced camera feed, with your fundamental memories removed from you, and experience broken traces of your removed memories. Your family believes that you have died, and you are left wondering who you are.


** The moment you realize he doesn't even has a head anymore; he is just a brain, some medula and a primitive digestive system. His heart, lungs, circulatory and respiratory systems are replaced with cybernetic implants; has no eyes, cannot taste, doesn't "breathe". The "face" they give him still has the bullet hole that killed him. When he tries to arrest Dick Jones, Directive Four kicks in and is shutting him down, wich would in effect either kill him or put him in a AndIMustScream state until reactivation, entombed within his robotic body with no sensory input he'd most likely than not go crazy within a few hours.

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** The moment you realize he doesn't even has a head anymore; he is just a brain, some medula and a primitive digestive system. His heart, lungs, circulatory and respiratory systems are replaced with cybernetic implants; has no eyes, cannot taste, doesn't "breathe". The "face" they give him still has the bullet hole that killed him. When he tries to arrest Dick Jones, Directive Four kicks in and is shutting him down, wich which would in effect either kill him or put him in a AndIMustScream state until reactivation, entombed within his robotic body with no sensory input he'd most likely than not go crazy within a few hours.


Then, all of a sudden, you experience a sort of static before some undetermined time later being powered up and off like a computer several times, with an unknown amount of time between those powerups and while on seeing and listening unknown scientists and executives messing and talking about nasty things to do on you, being unable to talk and much less move. At the end you're seeing the world through an interlaced camera feed, with your fundamental memories removed from you, and experience broken traces of your removed memories. Your family believes that you have died, and you are left wondering who you are.

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Then, all of a sudden, you experience a sort of static before some undetermined time later being powered up and off like a computer several times, with an unknown amount of time between those powerups and powerdowns and while on seeing and listening unknown scientists and executives messing and talking about nasty things to do on you, being unable to talk and much less move. At the end you're seeing the world through an interlaced camera feed, with your fundamental memories removed from you, and experience broken traces of your removed memories. Your family believes that you have died, and you are left wondering who you are.


Then, all of a sudden, you are powered up like a computer, but you're now seeing the world through an interlaced camera feed, with your fundamental memories removed from you, and experience broken traces of your removed memories. Your family believes that you have died, and you are left wondering who you are.

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Then, all of a sudden, you are experience a sort of static before some undetermined time later being powered up and off like a computer, but computer several times, with an unknown amount of time between those powerups and while on seeing and listening unknown scientists and executives messing and talking about nasty things to do on you, being unable to talk and much less move. At the end you're now seeing the world through an interlaced camera feed, with your fundamental memories removed from you, and experience broken traces of your removed memories. Your family believes that you have died, and you are left wondering who you are.


* Early in the film, before his resurrection as the title cyborg, Murphy is captured by Boddicker's gang, who proceed to graphically dismember him ''with shotguns'', blowing his arm off and blasting endless rounds into his torso from a distance, before finally killing him with a close range shot through the head. Murphy is conscious and screaming horrifically throughout, up until the final headshot. Such is the sheer brutality of this scene that even in its edited-for-television version, it is ''still'' hard to watch.
** The scene was even referenced in the cartoon series. Kids show or not, it's still a shock.
** If you've ever been sedated for surgery, or experienced a near-death experience, you may be able to more easily imagine what Murphy goes through: You're brought into an emergency room, horrified that your family will lose their father. You see a film of an unseen vehicle taking you away from your family as they wave "good bye" fully expecting to experience death...
*** Then, all of a sudden, you are powered up like a computer, but you're now seeing the world through an interlaced camera feed, with your fundamental memories removed from you, and experience broken traces of your removed memories. Your family believes that you have died, and you are left wondering who you are.

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* Early in the film, before his resurrection as the title cyborg, Murphy is captured by Boddicker's gang, who proceed to graphically dismember him ''with shotguns'', blowing his arm off and blasting endless rounds into his torso from a distance, before finally killing him with a close range shot through the head. Murphy is conscious and screaming horrifically throughout, up until the final headshot. Such is the sheer brutality of this scene that even in its edited-for-television version, it is ''still'' hard to watch.
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watch.\\
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The scene was even referenced in the cartoon series. Kids show or not, it's still a shock.
** * If you've ever been sedated for surgery, or experienced a near-death experience, you may be able to more easily imagine what Murphy goes through: You're brought into an emergency room, horrified that your family will lose their father. You see a film of an unseen vehicle taking you away from your family as they wave "good bye" fully expecting to experience death...
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death...\\
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Then, all of a sudden, you are powered up like a computer, but you're now seeing the world through an interlaced camera feed, with your fundamental memories removed from you, and experience broken traces of your removed memories. Your family believes that you have died, and you are left wondering who you are.


* During the final shootout between the titular cyborg and Clarence Boddicker's gang in an abandoned chemical plant, Emil is shot at by [=RoboCop=] and crashes the panel truck into a vat of toxic waste...and survives. The effect of the waste on him is both nauseating and terrifying, he is visibly melting and dissolving, while alive, staggering around and moaning desperately for help. It is almost a relief when, later in the sequence, he is accidentally run over by Boddicker and promptly ''[[MadeOfPlasticine explodes]]'' from the impact, showering the windscreen in what appears to be [[NauseaFuel brown water]], rather than blood.

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* During the final shootout between the titular cyborg and Clarence Boddicker's gang in an abandoned chemical plant, Emil is shot at by [=RoboCop=] and crashes the panel truck into a vat of toxic waste...and survives. The effect of the waste on him (as seen in the image above) is both nauseating and terrifying, he is visibly melting and dissolving, while alive, staggering around and moaning desperately for help. It is almost a relief when, later in the sequence, he is accidentally run over by Boddicker and promptly ''[[MadeOfPlasticine explodes]]'' from the impact, showering the windscreen in what appears to be [[NauseaFuel brown water]], rather than blood.

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[[caption-width-right:350:"Help Me!"]]

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