Chopping Mall (Killbots)
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This high-tech spin on the slasher genre pits a group of sex-obsessed teens spending the night in a shopping mall against the mall's marauding robotic security guards -- whose programming turns homicidal after a bolt of lightning scrambles their control circuits. Director Jim Wynorski cut his exploitation teeth working for Roger Corman's legendary "B"-movie factory New World Pictures in the '70s and '80s, and this film's comic early scenes contain homages to that outfit's heyday -- with humorous cameos from Paul Bartel and Mary Woronov (reprising their… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 50%

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"Disreputably fun... just about the best low-budget movie about killer robots destroying a shopping mall that can ever be produced."
‑ Tim Brayton, Antagony & Ecstasy
"Goofball horror flick is salvaged by a quick pace and diverting sense of humor."
‑ Scott Weinberg,
"...the film features horny teens being chased around a shopping mall by clunky robots that shoot lasers. What more do you need to know?"
‑ David Nusair, Reel Film Reviews
"Robot killers in a mall. Like 'Dawn of the Dead' done by dorks."
‑ Alex Sandell, Juicy Cerebellum
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