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Science-Fiction Comedy Rated: 7+ (PG)19861h 38mOn: Free Services Hoopla Tags: Robot Military Technology 
Country: America

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 featuring Ally Sheedy and Steve Guttenberg is streaming with subscription on Hoopla, free on Tubi, free on PlutoTV, and 5 others. It's a Comedy and Science Fiction movie with a better than average IMDb audience rating of 6.7 (59,591 votes).

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Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video & 2 others).

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#2,760 Ranked Movie

#69 Ranked in Robot Movies

#143 Ranked in Movies on Hoopla

#314 Ranked in Family Movies

Short Circuit has a better than average IMDb audience rating of 6.7 (59,591 votes). The movie is popular with Reelgood users lately.

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