Chopping Mall (Killbots)
Chopping Mall (Killbots) (1986)

This update of the TV movie Trapped is also known as Killbots and Robot. It concerns a group of teenagers trapped in a mall overnight. Instead of looting the stores, they must flee the machinations of a fleet of security robots gone haywire… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: March 21, 1986
DVD Release Date: August 17, 2004
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Critic Score: 57% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk

Its no-fills exploitation ethos is infectious, and you can't help but admire its economy, even if that fantastic title is just a tad misleading

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Alex Sandell
Juicy Cerebellum

Robot killers in a mall. Like 'Dawn of the Dead' done by dorks.

Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy

Disreputably fun... just about the best low-budget movie about killer robots destroying a shopping mall that can ever be produced.

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Scott Weinberg

Goofball horror flick is salvaged by a quick pace and diverting sense of humor.

David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...the film features horny teens being chased around a shopping mall by clunky robots that shoot lasers. What more do you need to know?

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Flixster Audience Score: 38% Flixster User Reviews
Lee ?
Silly, cheesy fun that's sure to raise a smile among 80s b-movie horror fans. The plot has three new security robots go on a manhunt around a shopping mall… More
Aj V
This is another great machines gone crazy movie, this time taking place at a mall after hours, which is always scary. I loved this techno terror film.
Cory Taylor
After a 'Robocop'-esque infomercial satirizing the "neutralization" of a criminal, 'Chopping Mall' is a wacky B-movie that exudes… More
Alex roy
Chopping Mall is a fun, cheesy ride and is an underrated gem of a horror film. The films story is simple, Security robots at a mall malfunction after the main… More
Tim Salmons
A pretty silly 80's horror movie...or any decade, for that matter. It does have several things going for it though. The yummy Barbara Crampton for one,… More
Jesse Ortega
Was there a bit of a robot craze in the 80s? You had films like Short Circuit 1 and 2, the RoboCop franchise and I do remember there being a robot in Rocky IV… More