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?
The film accurately predicts domestic robots, video mail, social media, the Internet, voice-activated computers, biometric security (retinal identification), camera drones, tablet PCs, wireless headsets, and that police officers would use semi-automatic pistols as sidearms (in 1984, most police officers used revolvers). See more
Near the end of the film, Ramsay is attacked by robotic spiders and his face is covered with acid. A few scenes later, he starts making out with Karen. Her face should have also been burned with acid from Ramsay's face, but it was not. See more
Drop it, sucker!