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Chopping Mall (1986)

R  |   |  Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi  |  21 March 1986 (USA)
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Eight teenagers are trapped after hours in a high tech shopping mall and pursued by three murderous security robots out of control.

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Cast

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Alison Parks
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Ferdy Meisel
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Rick Stanton
Karrie Emerson ...
Linda Stanton
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Suzie Lynn
Nick Segal ...
Greg Williams
John Terlesky ...
Mike Brennan
Suzee Slater ...
Leslie Todd
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Technician Nessler
Mel Welles ...
Cook
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Miss Vanders
Paul Coufos ...
Dr. Stan Simon
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Storyline

A group of teenagers that work at the mall all get together for a late night party in one of the stores. When the mall goes on lock down before they can get out, The robot security system activates after a malfunction and goes on a killing spree. One by one the three bots try to rid the mall of the "Intruders". The only weapons the kids can use are the supplies in other stores. Or...if they can make it till morning when the mall opens back up Written by Lindsey Wilhite (amity1382@msn.com)

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Where shopping can cost you an arm and a leg. See more »

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Comedy | Horror | Sci-Fi

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R | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

21 March 1986 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Killbots  »

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Budget:

$800,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Debra Blee was originally cast as Linda Stanton, but dropped out prior to the shooting of the film. Blee was subsequently replaced by Karrie Emerson. See more »

Goofs

The gasoline can that Allison shoves towards the robot spreads a pool of burning gasoline, but nothing caused the can to rupture. To be effective, gasoline bombs need to be made from something breakable. See more »

Quotes

Greg: Jesus!
Ferdy: What's that?
Rick: Robot blood!
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Crazy Credits

In the closing credits, the name of each actor appears over their photo. However, the name of the person whose character is decapitated appears over a photo of their headless shoulders. See more »

Connections

References Barbarian Queen (1985) See more »

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Streetwalkin'
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Written and Produced by Michael Ender and Odette Springer
Performed by Sylvia St. James
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Unreal circumstances, predictability, corny phrases, and partial nudity... what more could you ask for?
20 July 2001 | by (Portland, Oregon) – See all my reviews

What more could you ask for in a cheesy horror film from the 1980s? This movie depicts a group of horny teenagers who are accidentally trapped in the mall overnight with three possessed security robots. Unreal circumstances, predictability, corny phrases, and partial nudity make this banal-plotted flick a true camp hit!


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