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Short Circuit Movie

Movie Review for Short Circuit


This 80’s movie is about a military robot who suddenly acquires consciousness. Now, the only thing that he wants is to become free.

Short Circuit DVD

DVD Release

The DVD for the movie Short Circuit was released on March 23, 2004 by Image Entertainment and is rated PG.


In the movie Short Circuit, a secret military program is pursuing the design of robots that can be used as weapons of war. However, due to an accident, one of them acquires self-awareness.

Now, Number 5 wants to escape his fate. With the help of a woman, he will try to convince his creator that he is a living being. Unfortunately, things aren’t easy in the film Short Circuit, for the military are after them.


Stephanie Speck - Ally Sheedy
Newton Crosby - Steve Guttenberg
Ben Jabituya - Fisher Stevens
Howard Marner - Austin Pendleton
Skroeder - G.W. Bailey


The robots of the movie Short Circuit are very similar to the robots of “Terminator.”

Originally, the film Short Circuit was going to be a much darker movie in which a military robot went out of control.

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80's Film Facts:

The Movie Short Circuit was released to theatres on 05/09/1986 by TriStar Pictures, and grossed $40,697,761 at the box office in the US.

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