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Chopping Mall (1986)

 -  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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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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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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Shopping will never be the same! See more »

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Comedy | Horror | Sci-Fi

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21 March 1986 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Killbots  »

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$800,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Paul Bartel:  the same character he played in Eating Raoul (1982) See more »

Goofs

When Alison hangs over the railing to escape the robot, the rail that she hangs by changes frequently, even though she doesn't climb up or down. See more »

Quotes

Suzie Lynn: Hey - would I set you up with a slime dog or something? No way, babe.
Suzie LynnAlison Parks: [together] It is babe, isn't it?
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Crazy Credits

Robot rolls up to camera and says: "Thank you. Have a nice day." (Movie's plot is that security robots run amuck at a shopping mall and that's what they said after they'd killed somebody). See more »

Connections

References Forbidden World (1982) 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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In a word - glorious
8 October 2002 | by (Berkeley, CA) – See all my reviews

I don't know, but I really enjoyed this. "I like pepperoni." The unpredictability of the lasers....wow. Having them bounce off most of the time and then suddenly busting out the whooping stick and taking someone's head off...that was glorious. I mean, you'd think that they could have different colors or something for when the lasers change from "good for scratching itches" to "incredibly destructively lethal beams of death". Awesome premise for the movie, too, I mean, I can TOTALLY see a day in the future when all security is taken over by lethal security robots. As a matter of fact, right NOW, I think I'll go set about making that happen.


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