Short Circuit (Special Edition)

Starring: Steve Guttenberg & Ally Sheedy Director: John Badham  Rated: PG: Parental Guidance Suggested
Short Circuit (Special Edition)
10% OFF
Rating 3.9
184 ratings
Movie on IMDb
LOW STOCK: Only 2 copies left
List Price: $14.98
Your Price: $13.48
You Save: $1.50 (10% Off)
Available: Usually ships in 1-3 business days
Item:  IMG 4919D
Also released as:
Short Circuit for $8.97
Play Trailer

DVD Features:

  • Rated: PG
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 39 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 1986
  • Label: Image Entertainment
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Packaging: Keep Case
  • Special Edition
  • Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
  • Audio:
    • (unspecified) - English
    • Subtitles - English, Spanish
  • Additional Release Material:
    • Interviews: Cast And Crew Video Interviews
    • Trailers: Theartical Trailer
    • Featurette:
      1. "The Making of Number 5"
      2. Behind-the-Scenes
    • Audio Commentary:
      1. John Badham - Director
      2. S.S. Wilson - Writer
      3. Brent Maddock - Writer
  • Text/Photo Galleries:
    • Galleries: Robot And Production Design Still Gallery

Performers, Cast and Crew:

Starring &
Performer: , , &
Directed by

Memorable Quotes and Dialog:

"I am thinking she is a virgin. Or at least she used to be."
  - Ben (Fisher Stevens) to Newton (Steve Guttenberg), about Stephanie (Ally Sheedy)
"Number Five is alive!"
  - Number 5

Entertainment Reviews:

New York Times - 05/09/1986
"...The clean, well-scrubbed look of an old Disney movie....Amiable..."
Variety - 05/07/1986
"...Clever, funny and fresh....[Featuring] some terrific dialog..."

Plot Synopsis:

A top secret government project with laser-armed robots goes awry when a bolt of lightning zaps Robot Number 5 and brings it to life. Not wanting to be a military mobile weapon, Number 5 escapes and the adventure begins. He soon meets a gentle young woman (Ally Sheedy) who recognizes his human-like abilities and personality, and crusades for his protection against government agents who see Number 5 only as a threat.

Plot Keywords:

Futuristic | Robots | Robots / Cyborgs | Scams And Cons | Theatrical Release

Production Notes:

  • It took five months to design and build the unique Number Five robot. Ultimately, director John Badham required 20 Number Fives to be built for use in stunts, spare parts, and doubles.
  • In one scene, Stephanie (Ally Sheedy) and Number 5 dance to a clip from director John Badham's SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER.

Movie Lovers' Ratings & Reviews:

Customer Rating: Rating 3.9
Based on 184 ratings.
Be the first Movie Lover to write an online review of this product!

Similar Products:

Genre:
Movie Categories:

Product Info:

  • Sales Rank: 94,557
  • UPC: 014381491920
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
  • International Shipping: 1 item

Movies & TV with some of the same main people:

Top ranking DVD: