Scene of the Week: Robocop (1987)
On July 17th, 1987 the world was introduced to a hero that was part machine, part man and all crime fighter. Yes, nearly 28 years ago the world was introduced to Robocop.
With the anniversary of Robocop’s release just days away, it seemed fitting to select one of my favorite scenes from the 1987 film as this week’s Scene of the Week.
This scene comes after Robocop has experienced a flashback to his former life as Officer Alex J. Murphy prompting him to venture out for another night of crime fighting in Old Detroit. When Robocop encounters Emil M. Antonowsky robbing a gas station, Emil has his memory jogged when Robocop hits one of his most famous lines. Emil looks like he has scene a ghost, the ghost of Officer Alex J. Murphy to be exact…