In the near future, a police officer specializes in malfunctioning robots. When a robot turns out to have been programmed to kill, he begins to uncover a homicidal plot to create killer robots... and his son becomes a target. Written by
IT IS THE FUTURE. Machines intended to do our work are programmed to turn against us. Someone must stop the madman who started it all.
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Did You Know?
Second of two film collaborations of actor Tom Selleck
and director Michael Crichton
. The first had been about six years earlier with 1978's Coma
(1978) where one of the coma patients hanging suspended in the coma room was Selleck. See more
When Ramsay watches Miss Rogers on the monitor as she is cornered by the sentry robot, she reacts to a Taser hit, but the arc isn't there. The optical effect is missing. See more
Drop it, sucker!
Referenced in Virus