Robocop 2

Trivia: When Robocop hosts the raid at the arcade, most of the game machines have advertisements for the Data East software company. Data East made the Robocop video games.

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Trivia: When Robocop picks up Duffy the dirty cop and throws him into the arcade machine, when Robocop then pulls him away from the screen, you can see that the game playing on the arcade is none other than Robocop.

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Trivia: RoboCop 2 had the 2nd highest body count for a film in 1990, with 58 deaths. It was beaten only by Die Hard 2, with 162 deaths. (They cheated by having an aeroplane blow up, of course).

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Trivia: RoboCop's 'robovision' interface has references to MS-DOS, and RoboCop 2's 'robovision' interface has references to Apple Mac.

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Trivia: The Nuke drug holders are actually old tape cassette holders. The small capsule containing the Nuke is actually applicators for the drops that go on contact lenses, with water and red food colouring in them.

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Trivia: At the start of the film when the gang break into the weapons store we see two of them argue about the cops coming to get them. If you look closely at the gun rack on the far left of the screen you will see a Beretta M93R-AG gun. This is the slightly unmodified version of the Auto-9 gun that RoboCop uses.

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Trivia: The films screenwriter Frank Miller makes a cameo appearance in the film. He plays the part of Frank, Cain's drug maker.

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Trivia: The abandoned hospital used in RoboCop 2 for Cain's death and brain removal scenes was the former Jefferson Davis Hospital in Houston, Texas. The building was demolished in 1999, and the property where the hospital was once located was sold off to the U.S Federal Reserve for $23 million.

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Trivia: When Cain escapes from the drug factory at the beginning of the film, he shoots a Chinese woman who is hiding in his car. She was actually speaking real Mandarin to him and she said, "Take me with you, if not the police will catch me."

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Trivia: The auditorium used for the scenes at the end of the film was the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas.

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Trivia: When Robocop's being reprogrammed, various information flashes up on screen, only really readable if watched frame by frame on a DVD. Various new directives come up, including 'Avoid Orion meetings' (Orion being the company that made the film). The names Kuran and Lockwood are shown among the garbage, being Peter Kuran and George Lockwood, two of the special effects team. There's also a string of numbers, which when treated as Hex and translated to ASCII comes out as 'Pete Kuran is a great guy'. (00:46:05)

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Trivia: The films director, Irvin Kershner, appears in the film. When Dr. Faxx is screening candidates for the RoboCop 2 brain, the very first face seen on the screen is that of Irvin's. (00:42:12)

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Trivia: While most of the stop motion was done with miniature puppets, the brief shot where Cain grabs his girlfriend's head was done with a life-size prop of the robot's claw gripping the actress's head, with the animators carefully twisting her neck one frame at a time.

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Trivia: While producers loved Frank Miller's original version of the script, they quickly realized it was unfilmable as written. The final screen version was heavily rewritten and bears only a superficial resemblance to Miller's story. In 2003, Miller's screenplay was adapted into a comic book series titled, appropriately, "Frank Miller's RoboCop".

Trivia: When the police cruisers zoom past the hot dog stand and one guy remarks that they're not holding signs, that actor is Chad Lowe, younger brother of Rob.

Trivia: Nancy Allen reportedly hated the production. She signed on under a different director and script, and was very excited about the project, feeling it could be just as good as the original. When Irvin Kirshner replaced the original director, she felt he stripped out too much of the satirical humor of the original film, and they began to have creative differences. As a result, many of her important scenes were stripped down or removed altogether so they wouldn't have to deal with one-another. The situation was so bad, she only agreed to be in the third movie on the condition that she be killed off in the first act.

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Trivia: The footage of Robocop shooting at the guy who is smoking was used in theaters telling people not to smoke.

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Trivia: The cable to connect Robo to the computer was actually a water hose.

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Continuity mistake: When the mayor turns up at the steelworks to speak to the boy about getting money, the limo has square headlights and white-walled tires. Cut to a few scenes later when Robocop 2 has already turned the limo over, the headlights are now circular and the tires are all black.

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Question: If the creation of Robocop 2 called for a brain, then how come when they removed Kane's' brain from his skull did they also take the eyes?

Answer: Just so it would look creepy in the jar (or maybe they thought they were worth keeping, then decided against it). Notice when Robocop pulls Kane's brain out of the 'bot later, the eyes are no longer there.

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