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Short Circuit (1986)

PG
98 min | Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi

Number 5 of a group of experimental robots in a lab is electrocuted, suddenly becomes intelligent, and escapes.
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$ 5,346,808
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$ 40,697,761
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$ 40,697,761
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May 9, 1986 (United States)

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27 cast members
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Ally Sheedy
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Steve Guttenberg
Newton Crosby Newton Crosby   See fewer
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Fisher Stevens
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Austin Pendleton
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G.W. Bailey
Skroeder Skroeder   See fewer
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Tim Blaney
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Penny Santon
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Vernon Weddle
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Barbara Tarbuck
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Tom Lawrence
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Fred Slyter
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Robert Krantz
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Jan Speck
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Marguerite Happy
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Howard Krick
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Marjorie Card Hughes
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Herb Smith
Gate Guard Gate Guard   See fewer
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Jack Thompson
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William Striglos
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Mary Reckley
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Shay McLean
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Eleanor C. Heutschy
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Sergio Kato
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6.6 / 10 | 50,127 votes