Movies & TV Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for movie and tv enthusiasts. It's 100% free, no registration required.

Sign up
Here's how it works:
  1. Anybody can ask a question
  2. Anybody can answer
  3. The best answers are voted up and rise to the top

I'm trying to identify an old movie from a single scene. At that time I was a child, the movie seemed to be kind of a sci-fi/horror genre, my parents didn't let me see the whole movie, I just clearly remember that single scene.

I can suppose it was a sci-fi movie, and it could be from the '80s, for sure older than 1994. It is probably set on a spaceship. We see a woman immobilized on something like a surgical table, then a little circular saw moved by a robotic arm that is going (I suppose) to slice the woman's body for some experiment or maybe just in order to kill her (for example onboard computer getting mad), the woman reasonably starts screaming and then we see some blood splashing over the table. Nothing else.

We don't see (at least in that scene) any alien creatures, just the woman and the saw and the blood.

share|improve this question
    
most definitely "Alien" – Tom Dec 19 '13 at 23:04
1  
I don't remember that in Alien. – Meat Trademark Dec 19 '13 at 23:52
    
@MeatTrademark I believe there's a similar scene in Prometheus, so must have mixed the two movies up. Been a while since I saw 'em ^^ – Tom Dec 20 '13 at 18:09
1  
Definitely in Prometheus. It happens. – Meat Trademark Dec 20 '13 at 18:14
    
Didn't Fire in the Sky (1993) have some intense abduction operation sequence(s)? Could that be it? – Meat Trademark Dec 20 '13 at 18:16

This is newer than 1994, but could it be Alien Abduction, (2005)? From Wikipedia,

They wake up in a cell on the ship. Jean uses the camera's night vision to explore the alien glyphs and passages. They eventually rounded up and pushed into a room where they are tied down and vivisected.

share|improve this answer
    
The scene I remember could represent an alien abduction, but I've seen that movie about 20 years ago, it can't be most recent – Umberto Dec 20 '13 at 21:07

Perhaps you saw the film Demon Seed? I think this might be the film you saw because there is a scene where a woman is on a table immobilized while a robot attacks her with robot appendages.

From IMDb

A scientist creates Proteus--an organic super computer with artificial intelligence which becomes obsessed with human beings, and in particular the creators wife.

share|improve this answer
4  
Please elaborate on why you think this is the correct answer. – MattD Feb 4 at 2:03
2  
While this link may answer the question, it is better to include the essential parts of the answer here and provide the link for reference. Link-only answers can become invalid if the linked page changes. - From Review – MattD Feb 4 at 2:03

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.