Genres: Science Fiction, Family, Comedy, Thriller
Starring: Ally Sheedy, Fisher Stevens, Michael McKean, Steve Guttenberg
Director: John Badham, Kenneth Johnson
Plot Synopsis: SHORT CIRCUIT: Something wonderful has happened Number Five is alive! Steve Guttenberg (Three Men and a Baby, Cocoon) and Ally Sheedy (Breakfast Club, WarGames) co-star in this high tech comedy adventure about Number Five, a robot who escapes into the real world after he short circuits in an electrical storm and decides that he's human. Because he's carrying destructive weapons, the Defense Department and his designer (Guttenberg) are desperate to find him. But Number Five is being protected by a young woman (Sheedy) who is teaching him a gentler way of life. SHORT CIRCUIT 2: High-voltage, fast-paced comedy for the entire family. Number Five, A.K.A. Johnny Five, that incredible lovable robot, is back and taking the big city by storm. More 'human' than ever, upbeat Johnny's out for some 'urban input', but some street hoods see his innocence as their high-tech ticket to easy street.