Fortress on VHS. Starring Christopher Lambert, Loryn Locklin, Kurtwood Smith. With Clifton Collins Jr., Lincoln Kilpatrick, Jeffrey Combs. Directed by Stuart Gordon. 1992.
From the box:
After losing their first baby, John and Karen Brennick dare to have another. Caught trying to cross the border, the ex-war hero and his pregnant wife are sentenced to a sadistic futuristic prison buried 33 stories beneath the earth. Computers control inmates’ bodies and minds, and newborn infants are being used to create a new breed of human robots. No one has ever gotten out alive. But can even the most overwhelming technology extinguish one man’s passionate love for his wife and child?
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RoboCop on VHS. Starring Peter Weller, Nancy Allen. With Dan O’Herlihy, Ronny Cox, Kurtwood Smith, Miguel Ferrer. Directed by Paul Verhoeven. 1987.
From the box:
Part Man, Part Machine, All Cop.
The Future Of Law Enforcement.
A sadistic crime wave is sweeping across America, In Old Detroit, the situation is so bad that a private corporation, Security Concepts, Inc. has assumed control of the police force.
The executives at the company think they have the answer–until the enforcement droid they create kills one of their own. Then an ambitious young executive seizes the opportunity. He and his research team a law enforcement cyborg from the body of a slain officer. They program RoboCop to 1) Serve the public trust. 2) Uphold the law. 3) Protect the innocent.
All goes well at first, RoboCop stops every sleaze ball he encounters with deadly, piercing, and sometimes gruesome accuracy. But there are forces on the street–and within Security Concepts itself–that will stop at nothing to see this super cyborg violently eliminated.
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