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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.

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Sally (as Carol Teesdale)
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Harry
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Construction Foreperson (as Babs Chulla)
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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 Andy Phillips

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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. See more »


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14 December 1984 (USA)  »

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Fuera de control  »

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Trivia

During a scene in the kitchen of Ramsay's apartment, appropriate to the robot themed story, a box of Kellogg's C-Threepio cereal ( "The New -crunchy- Force at Breakfast") is placed in the background. The cereal has long been out of production having it's run in 1984. See more »

Goofs

While Thompson is being operated on for her gunshot wound, there are two intravenous bags set up to deliver fluid into her arm. Both IV bags have their runner valves locked in the closed position, meaning that the IV's weren't delivering any medication. See more »

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Luther: Drop it, sucker!
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Wouldn't think that this mix of characters (Tom Selleck, Gene Simmons, Alley, Bailey, etc.) would make a good sci-fi thriller... but it works! Thoroughly enjoyed the movie!


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