Short Circuit

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Released May 9th, 1986, 'Short Circuit' stars Ally Sheedy, Steve Guttenberg, Fisher Stevens, Austin Pendleton The PG movie has a runtime of about 1 hr 38 min, and received a user score of 66 (out of 100) on TMDb, which collated reviews from 1,214 well-known users.

Curious to know what the movie's about? Here's the plot: "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."

'Short Circuit' is currently available to rent, purchase, or stream via subscription on Hoopla, Vudu, Apple iTunes, Google Play Movies, Amazon Video, Microsoft Store, YouTube, and Redbox .

'Short Circuit' Release Dates

Watch in Movie Theaters on May 9th, 1986
Watch on DVD or Blu-ray starting September 19th, 2000 - Buy Short Circuit DVD
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