The film's original title was "Killbots" (and the prop makers still refer to the robots that way). This would have made a much better name for the movie, since there's no actual chopping in it.
Director Jim Wynorski provided the voices of the three Protector robots.
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Sherman Oaks Galleria, one of the film's two main locations, has figured in a few other 80s' films, including Fast Times at Ridgemont High, Innerspace and Commando.
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When movies are made, scenes are often
left on the cutting room floor.
Sometimes, there will be several versions
of a movie floating about on cable, tv or video etc. Other times, a Director may
release a special cut of the movie.