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RoboCop is a great American epic tale of a cyborg police officer who brings justice to the streets of Detroit. It was a huge hit in 1987 and is being remade into a new film that will be released in 2014.
Maurice and Nigel Mitchell, the internet's Geek Twins, rounded up of 25 bits of trivia that you might not know about this 80s classic.
For example, although the movie takes place in Detroit, most of it was shot in Dallas. The only view of Detroit in the movie is aerial stock footage. Nonetheless, Detroit will get a statue of their great hero.
Gang leader Clarence Boddicker (played by Kurtwood Smith) wore rimless glasses. Directors selected them so that he might resemble Nazi leader Heinrich Himmler.