RoboCop (1987) Movie Poster

Quotes from RoboCop (1987)

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    • [to Lewis]
    • Joe Cox: Mind if I... zip this up?
    • [after stabbing Clarence]
    • RoboCop: Lewis! Lewis!
    • [looking up]
    • Officer Lewis: Murphy... I'm a mess...
    • RoboCop: They'll fix you. They fix everything.
    • Clarence Boddicker: Okay. I give up.
    • RoboCop: I'm not arresting you anymore.
    • [as RoboCop steadily advances, taking aim on Clarence, Clarence's nervous chuckles slowly turn to near panic as he realizes that]
    • Clarence Boddicker: H-hey, now wait a second. Now, wait a minute. You're taking this kind of personal, aren't ya? Come on, man. Come on, now. You're making me nervous. Come on, you can't do this! Come on, now! Don't mess around! Hey! Hey! Come on, man. Now, don't get cute!
    • RoboCop: Looking for me?
    • [shoots Joe mercilessly]
    • [stabs RoboCop in the chest with metal rod]
    • Clarence Boddicker: Sayonara, RoboCop!
    • [RoboCop stabs him in the throat; Clarence screams in pain as he staggers away and collapses]
    • [seeing Emil drawing his machine gun on him and draws his own gun]
    • RoboCop: Drop it!
    • [Emil walks backwards]
    • RoboCop: Dead or alive, you're coming with me.
    • [Emil realizes who RoboCop really is, for he had heard that statement earlier]
    • Emil: I know you. You're dead! We killed you!
    • [starts running and firing at RoboCop]
    • Emil: We killed you!
    • [repeated line]
    • RoboCop: Dead or alive, you're coming with me!
    • RoboCop: Excuse me. I have to go. Somewhere there is a crime happening.
    • Murphy: Role models can be very important to a boy.
    • Officer Lewis: I asked him his name. He didn't know.
    • Bob Morton: Oh, great. Let me make it real clear to you. He doesn't have a name. He's got a program. He's product. Is that clear?
    • Clarence Boddicker: Bitches, leave!
    • Bixby Snyder: I'd buy that for a dollar!
    • Reporter: Robo, excuse me, Robo. Any special message for all the kids watching at home?
    • RoboCop: Stay out of trouble.
    • [last lines]
    • The Old Man: Nice shootin', son. What's your name?
    • RoboCop: Murphy.
    • Bob Morton: What are your Prime Directives?
    • RoboCop: Serve the public trust, protect the innocent, uphold the law.
    • Officer Lewis: Murphy, it's you!
    • Commercial Voice-Over: It's back. Big is back, because bigger is better. 6000 SUX - an American tradition!
    • [caption on screen says "An American Tradition. 8.2 MPG"]
    • [for demonstration, Mr. Kinney points a pistol at ED-209]
    • Kinney: Help...! Help me!
    • ED-209: Four... three... two... one... I am now authorized to use physical force!
    • [ED-209 opens fire and shreds Mr. Kinney]
    • [menacingly]
    • ED-209: Please put down your weapon. You have twenty seconds to comply.
    • Dick Jones: I think you'd better do what he says, Mr. Kinney.
    • [Mr. Kinney drops the pistol on the floor. ED-209 advances, growling]
    • ED-209: You now have fifteen seconds to comply.
    • [Mr. Kinney turns to Dick Jones, who looks nervous]
    • ED-209: You are in direct violation of Penal Code 1.13, Section 9.
    • [entire room of people in full panic trying to stay out of the line of fire, especially Mr. Kinney]
    • ED-209: You have five seconds to comply.
    • RoboCop: Book him!
    • Sgt. Reed: What's the charge?
    • RoboCop: He's a cop killer.
    • Emil: Smoke?
    • Dougy: Nah. You know those things'll kill you.
    • Emil: Yeah. D'you wanna live forever?
    • [shouts]
    • Joe Cox: Ha HAA ha-ha HA! The wreckin' crew is here! Where IS that metallic mother...
    • Clarence Boddicker: Zip it up, will you, man? Nothing fancy. Just kill him!
    • [at the police station]
    • Slimey Lawyer: Attempted murder? Well, it's not like he killed someone. This is a clear violation of my client's civil rights.
    • Bail Bondsman: Make it aggravated assault and I can make bail, in cash, now!
    • [angrily]
    • Sgt. Reed: Listen, pal, your client's a scumbag, you're a scumbag, and scumbags see the judge on Monday morning! Now, get out of my police station, and take laughing boy with ya!
    • [dragging Leon Nash by the hair]
    • RoboCop: Let's talk.
    • RoboCop: Murphy had a wife and son. What happened to them?
    • Officer Lewis: Well, after the funeral... she moved away.
    • RoboCop: Where did they go?
    • Officer Lewis: She thought you were dead. She started over again.
    • RoboCop: I can feel them... but I can't remember them.
    • [Lewis extends her arm to comfort Murphy]
    • RoboCop: Leave me alone.
    • Clarence Boddicker: Can you fly, Bobby?
    • Manson: Where are you from?
    • Murphy: Metro South.
    • Manson: Welcome to hell.
    • [ED-209 has malfunctioned and killed Mr. Kinney in a demonstration]
    • Bob Morton: Somebody wanna call a *goddamn* paramedic? Let's go, Johnson!
    • [frantic]
    • Johnson: You pull the plug on this thing!
    • [picks up phone and yells back to others]
    • Johnson: All right, look, don't touch 'em. Don't *touch* 'em!
    • [dying after taking an acid bath]
    • Emil: Help meeeee...
    • Leon Nash: Don't touch me, man!
    • Johnson: Don't mess with Jones, man. He'll make sushi out of you.
    • Kinney: Yeah, you better be careful. Man, I hear Jones is a real shark.
    • [turns to Kinney]
    • Bob Morton: Who asked you, twerp?
    • Dick Jones: I say good business is where you find it.
    • Alarm voice-over: Red alert! Red alert! Red alert!
    • Commercial girl: You crossed my line of death.
    • Commerical mom: You haven't dismantled your MX stockpile.
    • Commercial boy: Pakistan is threatening my border!
    • Commercial dad: That's it, buster! No more military aid.
    • [a simulated nuclear explosion ensues]
    • Commercial Voice-Over: Nukem. Get them before they get you. Another quality home game from Butler Brothers.
    • Bob Morton: How does he eat?
    • Roosevelt: His digestive system is extremely simple. This processor dispenses a rudimentary paste that sustains his organic systems.
    • [Roosevelt dispenses the paste into a cup and hands it to Johnson]
    • Johnson: Tastes like baby food.
    • Bob Morton: Knock yourself out.
    • The Old Man: Old Detroit has a cancer. The cancer is crime, and it must be cut out before we employ the two million workers that will breathe life into this city again.
    • Clarence Boddicker: Bye-bye, baby.
    • [while creating RoboCop]
    • Tyler: We were able to save the left arm.
    • Tyler: Shut him down. Prep him for surgery.
    • [looks down at RoboCop while his monitor vision shuts off]
    • Bob Morton: What? I thought we agreed on total body prosthesis. Now, lose the arm, okay?
    • Tyler: Jesus, Morton!
    • [snaps his finger at RoboCop]
    • Bob Morton: Can he understand what I'm saying?
    • Roosevelt: Doesn't matter. We're gonna blank his memory anyway.
    • Bob Morton: Well, I think we should lose the arm. Wha-what do you think, Johnson?
    • Johnson: Well, he signed a release form when he joined the force. He's legally dead. We can do pretty much what we want to him.
    • Bob Morton: Lose the arm.
    • [seeing RoboCop drive up to the OCP entrance]
    • ED-209: You are illegally parked on private property. You have twenty seconds to move your vehicle.
    • [Just as it gets ready to shoot, RoboCop uses the Cobra Assault Cannon to destroy the ED-209]
    • Clarence Boddicker: Think about it, chum. Good business is where you find it.
    • Starkweather: We're getting creamed out there, Reed.
    • Dick Jones: Jesus, you really screwed up.
    • Keva Rosenberg Unemployed Person: It's a free society - except there ain't nothin' free, because there's no guarantees, you know? You're on your own. It's the law of the jungle. Hoo-hoo.
    • Clarence Boddicker: You can keep the gum.
    • The Old Man: These are serious charges. What is your evidence?
    • The Old Man: My friends, I've had this dream for more than a decade now, a dream which I've invited you all to share with me.
    • The Old Man: Maybe what we need here is a fresh perspective.
    • Lt Hedgecock: We wait. Terrorism is a very tricky business. Massive and immediate retaliation is the best policy. Unfortunately...
    • Bob Morton: Hey, he's old, we're young, and that's life.
    • Bob Morton: Let's get out of here. Listen, Reed.
    • Sgt. Reed: Yeah.
    • Bob Morton: Try and keep one thing in mind. This project doesn't concern cops. It's classified. It's OCP. Got it, mister?
    • Sgt. Reed: Yeah, I got it.
    • Dick Jones: Come in, officer. You know, I usually don't see anyone without an appointment, but your case I'll make an exception.
    • Dick Jones: Ahh, still a little fight left in you. Maybe you'd like to meet a friend of mine.
    • [ED-209 marches into the room]
    • Dick Jones: I had to kill Bob Morton because he made a mistake. Now it's time to erase that mistake.
    • RoboCop: You are under arrest.
    • Dick Jones: Oh? On what charge?
    • RoboCop: Aiding and abetting a known felon.
    • Dick Jones: Sounds like I'm in a lot of trouble. You better take me in.
    • RoboCop: I will.
    • [Then RoboCop's Directive prevents him from arresting Jones, and is trying to fight it]
    • Dick Jones: What's the matter officer? I'll tell you what's the matter. It's a little insurance policy called "Directive 4", my little contribution to your psychological profile. Any attempt to arrest a senior officer of OCP results in shutdown. What did you think? That you were an ordinary police officer? You're our product, and we can't very well have our products turning against us, can we?
    • [RoboCop, trying to resist his Directive, draws his gun, but drops it]
    • [OCP executive Bob Morton is interviewed on Mediabreak]
    • Robert 'Bob' Morton: At Security Concepts, we're projecting the end of crime in Old Detroit within forty days. There's a new guy in town. His name is RoboCop.
    • Sgt. Reed: I don't want to hear any more talk about strike! We're not plumbers! We're police officers - and police officers don't strike!
    • Dick Jones: Every policeman knows when he joins the force that there are certain inherent risks that come with the territory. Ask any cop, he'll tell ya, "If you can't stand the heat, you better stay out of the kitchen."
    • Dougy: We rob the banks but we never get to keep the money.
    • Emil: Takes money to make money. We steal money to buy coke then sell the coke to make even more money. Capital investment, man.
    • Dougy: Yeah, but why bother making it when we can just steal it?
    • Emil: No better way to steal money than free enterprise. Smoke?
    • Dougy: Naw. Ya know, those things'll kill ya.
    • Emil: Yeah. You wanna live forever?
    • [getting the drop on two criminals]
    • Murphy: Hey! Don't move.
    • [Dougy picks up a shot gun and Murphy shoots him dead. Emil grabs his shotgun but just holds it, knowing Murphy's got him dead t]
    • Murphy: Go ahead and do it. Dead or alive, you're coming with me.
    • [Emil surrenders]
    • [into radio]
    • Murphy: Lewis. Lewis? Lewis, I got a situation here, girl.
    • [to Emil]
    • Murphy: Okay, tough guy, get up. Get up! C'mon. Spread your legs. That's right.
    • [back on the radio to Lewis]
    • Murphy: Lewis, where are you? You all right?
    • [first lines]
    • News Crew: This is Media Break. You give us 3 minutes, and we'll give you the world.
    • Casey Wong: Good morning. I'm Casey Wong, with Jess Perkins. Top story: Pretoria. The threat of nuclear confrontation in South Africa escalated today when the ruling white military government of that besieged city-state unveiled a French-made neutron bomb and affirmed its willingness to use the 3 megaton device as the city's last line of defense.
    • Jesse Perkins: And the President's first press conference from the Star Wars orbiting peace platform got off to a shaky start when power failed, causing a brief but harmless period of weightlessness for the visiting President and his staff.
    • Jesse Perkins: Robocop: Who is he? What is he? Where does he come from? He is OCP"s newest soldier in their revolutionary crime management program. OCP spokesmen claim that the fearless machine has crooks on the run in Old Detroit. Today, kids at Lee Iacocca Elementary School got to meet in person what their parents only read about in comic books.
    • Reporter: Robo, excuse me, Robo! Any special message for all the kids watching at home?
    • RoboCop: Stay out of trouble.
    • Jesse Perkins: Good evening, I'm Jess Perkins with Casey Wong.Top story: Santa Barbara. 10,000 acres of wooded residential land were scorched in an instant when a laser cannon aboard the Strategic Defense Peace Platform misfired today during routine startup tests. Casey.
    • Casey Wong: Yes, it was a day of mourning for the families of 113 known dead at this hour. Among them: two fomer United States presidents who had retired in the Santa Barbara area. A day of mourning for a country.
    • Dick Jones: Because no matter what happens, this corporation will live up to the guiding principles of its founder: courage, strength, conviction.
    • [the employees at the table applaud]
    • Dick Jones: We will meet each new challenge with the same aggressive attitude.
    • Jesse Perkins: Good evening, I'm Jess Perkins with Casey Wong. Top story: Santa Barbara. 10,000 acres of wooded residential land were scorched in an instant when a laser cannon aboard the Strategic Defense Peace Platform misfired today during routine startup tests. Casey?
    • Casey Wong: Yes, it was a day of mourning for the families of 113 known dead at this hour. Among them: two former United States presidents who had retired in the Santa Barbara area. A day of mourning for a country.
    • Dick Jones: I had to kill Bob Morton because he made a mistake. Now it's time to erase that mistake.
    • RoboCop: Your move, creep.
    • [watching T.J. Lazer twirl his gun then holstering it]
    • Jimmy Murphy: Can you do that, dad?
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