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6 Things you might not know about ROBOCOP

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1. Robocop had a budget of $13million. Over $1million of that was spent on building the six Robocop suits needed for the shoot.

2. It could take up to 11 hours to fit Peter Weller inside the full Robocop suit.

3. Not only was the suit very heavy and difficult to walk in but it was also impossible to sit down in properly. Look carefully and you'll never see Robocop fully get into or out of a car, it always cuts at the doorway. So every time you see Robocop driving, Peter Weller is actually just wearing the top half of the suit and a pair of boxer shorts.

4. Eventually air conditioning units were installed in the full suits because Peter Weller was losing up to 3lbs a day from water loss.

5. The classic scene were Officer Murphy is killed was initially not going to be included. shooting had wrapped, and was already over budget so it was never shot. Realising just how important it would be Paul Verhoeven and producer Jon Davidson approached Orion Pictures with a request for more money. They agreed and so the scene was quickly filmed in an abandoned Los Angeles warehouse.

6. The one short scene were Robocop catches a set of car keys took an entire day to film. The hands were so clumsy, and vision so restricted that Peter Weller found it impossible to catch the keys. It took over 50 takes before he finally caught them.

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