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Chopping Mall (1986)

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

Cast overview, first billed only:
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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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Shop til you drop, dead! See more »

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Comedy | Horror | Sci-Fi

Certificate:

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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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

John Terlesky's character of Mike is seen chewing gum in all of his scenes. 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 The Earth Dies Screaming (1964) See more »

Soundtracks

Streetwalkin'
(uncredited)
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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