More comedy than horror, it's done when AI/Robots were primitive. It's bad in a good way.
almost 3 years
it knows what it is and has fun with it, really fun watch
over 3 years
I could make a scarier looking killer robot by taping knives to my vacuum cleaner
over 6 years
This movie was made to be bad & it fulfilled it so good
almost 7 years
Super B Grade 80s fun. Enjoyable but pretty bad if you think about it.
Goofy premise, cheesy as hell, but works. Solidly functional entertainment!
Chopping Mall is an American horror/science fiction film, produced by Julie Corman and originally released on March 21, 1986 under the title Killbots.
Upon release, the movie did poorly at the box office. It did better when it was re-released as Chopping Mall. It's about killer security robots taking over a shopping mall and murdering teenage employees. The term killbot is never actually mentioned during the movie.
Jim Wynorski directed the movie and wrote it with Steve Mitchell. It was filmed mostly at Sherman Oaks Galleria, with occasional set shots (e.g., the paint store). The movie starred Kelli Maroney (who appeared in Night of the Comet and the daytime soap opera Ryan's Hope) and Tony O'Dell (from the TV series Head of the Class). Roger Corman and his wife, Julie, produced it. Paul Bartel and Mary Woronov share a cameo as their characters from Eating Raoul, Paul and Mary Bland.
There are at least two different versions of the movie. The TV cut has some extra footage, like a...