Short Circuit (1986)

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.

Directing:
  • John Badham

Writing:
  • S. S. Wilson
  • Brent Maddock

Stars:
Release Date: 1986-05-09
themoviedb icon 6.5/10
  • Country: US
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 98
  • Budget: $10,000,000
  • Revenue: $40,697,761

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