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Short Circuit (1986)

PG 05/09/1986 (US) Science FictionComedyFamily 1h 38m

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


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.

  1. John Badham


  2. Brent Maddock


Top Billed Cast

  1. Ally Sheedy

    Ally Sheedy

    Stephanie Speck

  2. Steve Guttenberg

    Steve Guttenberg

    Newton Crosby

  3. Fisher Stevens

    Fisher Stevens

    Ben Jabituya

  4. Austin Pendleton

    Austin Pendleton

    Howard Marner

  5. G.W. Bailey

    G.W. Bailey


  6. Brian McNamara

    Brian McNamara


  7. Tim Blaney

    Tim Blaney

    Number 5 (voice)

  8. Marvin J. McIntyre

    Marvin J. McIntyre


  9. John Garber


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Short Circuit
Short Circuit

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget $10,000,000.00

Revenue $40,697,761.00


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