Short Circuit (1986)
When a military robot prototype nicknamed Number 5 is struck by lightning, it breaks it's programming and becomes self-aware. Believing himself to be alive, Number 5 seeks sanctuary with a kindly young woman (Ally Sheedy) who protects him from his designer (Steve Guttenberg) and the Defense Department goons who want to send him to the scrapheap. Fisher Stevens, Austin Pendleton, G.W. Bailey co-star in this charming mix of comedy, sci-fi and romance. 99 min. Widescreen; Soundtracks: English DTS HD Master Audio, Dolby Digital 5.1; Subtitles: English (SDH), Spanish; art gallery; audio commentary; behind-the-scenes footage; biographies; featurettes; isolated music score; photo gallery; theatrical trailer.
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- Sci-Fi & Fantasy
- John Badham, Gregg Champion
- Closed Captioned:
- Cast: Ally Sheedy, Steve Guttenberg, Fisher Stevens, Austin Pendleton, G.W. Bailey, Brian McNamara, Marvin J. McIntyre, John Garber, Penny Stanton, Vernon Weddle, Barbara Tarbuck, Tom Lawrence, Fred Slyter, Billy Ray Sharkey, Robert Krantz, Jan Speck, Herb Smith, Jack Thompson, Tim Blaney
- Also On:
- DVD, DVD Special Edition