Join Vincent and Tangella as they watch “Chopping Mall” from 1986 starring Kelli Maroney and Barbara Crampton.
"Chopping Mall" is a cult horror film released in 1986. Set in a high-tech shopping mall, the movie takes place in a seemingly normal evening where a group of young employees decides to have an after-hours party inside one of the mall stores.
Unbeknownst to them, the mall's security system has just been upgraded with a brand new line of state-of-the-art security robots. These security robots are designed to patrol the mall and keep the premises safe from intruders. However, a freak lightning storm causes a malfunction in the robots' programming, turning them into deadly killing machines.
As the partygoers enjoy themselves, they soon find themselves in a fight for survival as the rogue robots begin hunting them down, using their advanced weaponry to ruthlessly eliminate anyone in their path. Trapped inside the mall, the group must navigate the corridors and stores while evading the relentless robots, who are programmed to show no mercy.
With each passing moment, tension rises, and the body count starts to escalate. The survivors must use their wits and whatever resources they can find to outsmart the robots and find a way to shut them down. As the night progresses, the battle for survival becomes increasingly desperate, leading to a thrilling and suspenseful climax that tests the characters' bravery and resourcefulness.
"Chopping Mall" combines elements of science fiction, horror, and slasher genres, delivering a fast-paced and entertaining ride filled with suspense, gore, and unexpected twists. It remains a beloved cult classic among fans of '80s B-movies, known for its unique setting, creative kills, and campy charm.
Kelli Maroney as Alison Parks
Tony O'Dell as Ferdy Meisel
Russell Todd as Rick Stanton
Karrie Emerson as Linda Stanton
Barbara Crampton as Suzie Lynn
Nick Segal as Greg Williams
John Terlesky as Mike Brennan
Suzee Slater as Leslie Todd
Paul Bartel as Paul Bland (Mall Manager)
Mary Woronov as Mary Bland
Dick Miller as Walter Paisley