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Type of media Film

Approved Running time 117m 40s

Release date 07/02/2014

Ratings Info Contains moderate violence, injury detail and infrequent strong language

Genre(s) Action, Science Fiction

Director(s) José Padilha

Cast includes Joel Kinnaman, Jay Baruchel, Jennifer Ehle, Samuel L. Jackson, Gary Oldman, Abbie Cornish, Michael Keaton

Cut This work was passed uncut.

  • Cinema release suitable for 12 years and over icon12A

Ratings info

Ratings info publication date 28/01/2014

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

ROBOCOP is a remake of the 1987 film about a badly injured policeman who is transformed into a powerful crime fighting cyborg.


There are a number of intense action scenes, in which Robocop fights against criminals and villains. These include heavy punches and blows, as well as exchanges of gunfire. In one scene, a brief blood spurt is seen when a man is shot.

Injury detail

There are also scenes in which we see the injuries that were sustained by the policeman. The images shown are mostly medical in nature - for example, we see his bandaged severed leg, dressings on his badly burned body, and a photo of his damaged eye. After he has been converted into 'Robocop', there are also images of his brain being operated on, as well as sight of the few parts of his body that remain intact underneath the electronics and mechanisms.


There is infrequent use of strong language ('f**k'), as well as a bleeped but clearly identifiable use of 'motherf**ker'.

The film also contains discreetly implied sex scenes, references to drugs, and mild bad language.

This work contains flashing images which may affect viewers who are susceptible to photosensitive epilepsy.


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