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Short Circuit

1986-05-09 | Comedy / Family
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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.
Director: John Badham
Stars: Ally Sheedy, Steve Guttenberg

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Short Circuit FAQ

On June 11, 2021, the IMDB rating of Short Circuit is 6.7/10, Rotten Tomato rating is 59/100, Metacritic rating is 50/100, TMDB rating is 6.0/10.
The revenue of Short Circuit was 40,697,761 USD.
The sequels of Short Circuit are Short Circuit, Short Circuit 2.
The genre of Short Circuit is Comedy,Family,Science Fiction.
The certification of Short Circuit is PG.
The release date of Short Circuit is May 09, 1986.
Short Circuit won 1987 BMI Film & TV Awards.
The casts of Short Circuit are Ally Sheedy starring as Stephanie Speck, Steve Guttenberg starring as Newton Crosby, Fisher Stevens starring as Ben Jabituya, Austin Pendleton starring as Howard Marner, G. W. Bailey starring as Skroeder, Brian McNamara starring as Frank.
The runtime of Short Circuit is 98 minutes.
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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..
On June 11, 2021, there were 4931 public reaction to Short Circuit including mischievous, female lead cast, underrated actor, unforgettable classic, memorable quote.
The director of Short Circuit is John Badham.