|release date||March 26 1986|
|studio||Lions Gate Films|
|starring||Paul Bartel, Mary Woronov, Russell Todd, Barbra Crampton, Tony O'Dell|
|tagline||Where shopping can cost you an arm and a leg|
SynopsisTeenagers working at the local mall sneak in supplies and wait until the mall locks up for an intimate party night. The mall has a sophisticated robot security system that goes into attack mode after a malfunction and kills the human guards. Now the teens must run for their lives and try to find a way out of the mall using materials available in different mall stores.
Here lies the problem with reviewing cheesy horror movies from the 80′s now- did they rock then? Because most of them really do suck now. My friend and I had a discussion about why some people love movies like Chopping Mall and ‘The Guyver’ and other don’t and the conclusion we came up with is that if you grew up liking the movie, you’ll love it when you grow up. That’s why I thought Jim Wynorski’s ‘Chopping Mall’ ruled, while my friend fell asleep in pure boredom. …Read More