Short Circuit Movie Information

Movie Information

Overall Rank: 5259

Average Rating: 2.6/4

# of Ratings: 174

Theatrical Release Date: 05/09/1986

Language: English

Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi

MPAA Rating: PG

Director: John Badham

Actors: Ally Sheedy, Steve Guttenberg, Austin Pendleton, Fisher Stevens, G.W. Bailey, Brian McNamara

Plot: Number 5 is an experimental robot that is electrocuted and becomes intelligent and almost human. It escapes and the government tries to track it down to destroy him but it has a couple friends looking out for him.

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Rating of
3/4

Matthew Brady - wrote on 05/21/2019

I have fond memories of this movie since it was a childhood movie, but finding out the Indian guy wasn't actually Indian was kinda disappointing. I mean, seriously.

Rating of
1.5/4

Ian - wrote on 09/28/2015

Kind of like an ET rip-off but with a robot instead of an alien. The government agents are hilariously inept and the kids and his cute robot best friend easily outwit them. Basic Disney fare.

Rating of
2/4

dukeakasmudge - wrote on 01/10/2012

An OK movie but it wasn't as good as it once was.I remember when I was little, All the kids at school use to love Short Circuit & Johnny 5 & I guess I was hoping it was gonna be as good as I remembered.Steve Guttenberg, Fisher Stevens & Ally Sheedy were a good team but still weren't as good as the team in part 2.Out of both films, Short Circuit 2 was the better version

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