Short Circuit

1986

Short Circuit

Critics Consensus

Amiable and good-natured but also shallow and predictable, Short Circuit is hardly as deep or emotionally resonant as E.T. -- though Johnny Five makes for a charming robot protagonist.

58%

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Total Count: 36
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An intelligent, lovable robot known as "Number 5" escapes from a secret research facility and learns to interact with the world at large in this successful comedy. The project's chief technician attempts to track down the slapstick-prone robot before it is destroyed by the military.

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