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Short Circuit (1986)


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Title: Short Circuit (1986)

Tagline: Something wonderful has happened... No. 5 is alive!

Genre: Comedy, Family, Science Fiction

Director: John Badham

Cast: Ally Sheedy, Steve Guttenberg, Fisher Stevens, Austin Pendleton, G. W. Bailey, Brian McNamara, Tim Blaney, Marvin J. McIntyre, John Garber, Penny Santon, Vernon Weddle, Barbara Tarbuck, Tom Lawrence, Fred Slyter, Billy Ray Sharkey, Robert Krantz, Jan Speck, Marguerite Happy, Howard Krick, Marjorie Card Hughes, Herb Smith, Jack Thompson, William Striglos, Mary Reckley, Shay McLean, Eleanor C. Heutschy, Sergio Kato

Release: 1986-05-09

Runtime: 98

Plot: After a lightning bolt zaps a robot named Number 5, the lovable machine starts to think he's human and escapes the lab. Hot on his trail is his designer, Newton, who hopes to get to Number 5 before the military does. In the meantime, a spunky animal lover mistakes the robot for an alien and takes him in, teaching her new guest about life on Earth.
Short Circuit (1986)