Short Circuit

Short Circuit (1986)

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

  • Genre: Comedy, Family, Science Fiction
  • Release Date: 1986-05-09
  • User Rating: 6.5/10 from 947 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 38min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: PSO International
  • Production Country: United States of America
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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.

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    Production Jane Feinberg Casting
    Production Mike Fenton Casting
    Production Judy Taylor Casting
    Production Mark Damon Executive Producer
    Sound David Shire Original Music Composer
    Art Garrett Lewis Set Decoration
    Production David Foster Producer
    Editing Frank Morriss Editor
    Production Gary Foster Associate Producer
    Directing John Badham Director
    Production Dennis E. Jones Co-Producer
    Camera Nick McLean Director of Photography
    Production Lawrence Turman Producer
    Art Dianne Wager Production Design
    Art Dianne Wager Art Direction
    Writing Brent Maddock Writer
    Writing S. S. Wilson Scenario Writer
    Production Gregg Champion Producer
    Art Wayne Fitzgerald Title Designer
    Production John W. Hyde Executive Producer
    Production Mark Indig Location Manager
    Directing H. Bud Otto Script Supervisor
    Production Mary Cay Hollander Production Coordinator
    Production Dana Satler Hankins Associate Producer
    Art David Oliver Title Designer