Shakedown on VHS. Starring Peter Weller, Sam Elliott, Patricia Charbonneau, Blanche Baker, Antonio Fargas. Directed by James Glickenhaus. 1988.
From the VHS box cover:
An over-worked lawyer. An undercover cop. In a city where everyone is for sale… They’re the best that money can’t buy.
Whatever you do… don’t call the cops.
A burned-out legal aid attorney reluctantly teams up with a renegade police detective to find the truth behind the fatal shooting of an undercover cop by a notorious drug dealer.
Targeted by a syndicate of corrupt cops and drug lords, the duo blast their way through the underbelly on New York in their unrelenting search for the shocking truth behind the crime. Filmed on the streets on Manhattan, Shakedown features some of the most incredible stunt work and chase sequences ever shot, including a death-defying fight scene atop Coney Island’s Cyclone roller coaster. It’s nonstop thrills from start to finish in one of the most entertaining high-speed cop films ever made.
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RoboCop 2 on VHS. Starring Peter Weller, Nancy Allen, Dan O’Herlihy, Belinda Bauer, John Glover, Mario Machado. Written by Frank Miller, Walon Green. Directed by Irvin Kershner. 1990.
From the box:
The sizzling sequel to 1987’s sci-fi blockbuster brings back “The Future of Law Enforcement,” RoboCop, to face his greatest challenge ever! Peter Weller returns as the half man/half machine police officer, this time to rid the lawless streets of Detroit of the deadly new designer drug “Nuke.” Unknown to RoboCop, the evil corporate empire which created him wants to take the city “private.” and develop RoboCop 2, a newer, bigger and more powerful version to replace the original.
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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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