In 1997, Orion was bought by MGM. In 2013, MGM revived the Orion name for television. In 2014, MGM restarted Orion Pictures.
In the late 1980s and early 1990s, Orion was famous for its RoboCop movies. The first RoboCop was in 1987. The second movie, RoboCop 2, was in 1990. The third movie, RoboCop 3, was released in November 1993.
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