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Short Circuit PG rating

Johnny Five is alive! The sci-fi comedy about a military robot that gets struck by lightning and gains a personality.

Comedy 1986 99 mins

Director: John Badham


Steve Guttenberg and Ally Sheedy star in this sci-fi comedy about a highly sophisticated military robot that becomes imbued with a sense of free will after getting struck by lightning. After evading capture by his military bosses, Number Five tracks down his creator to convince him that he really is alive.