Short Circuit
Director:John Badham
Writer:S.S. Wilson, Brent Maddock
Producer:Gregg Champion, Mark Damon, David Foster, Gary Foster
Studio:Splendid Entertainment/WVG
Genre:Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Number 5, one of a group of experimental military robots, undergoes a sudden transformation after being struck by lightning. He develops self-awareness, consciousness, and a fear of the reprogramming that awaits him back at the factory. With the help of a young woman, Number 5 tries to evade capture and convince his creator that he has truly become alive.
Ally Sheedy Stephanie Speck
Steve Guttenberg Newton Crosby
Fisher Stevens Ben Jabituya
Austin Pendleton Howard Marner
G.W. Bailey Skroeder
Brian McNamara Frank
Tim Blaney Number 5
Marvin J. McIntyre Duke
John Garber Otis
Penny Santon Mrs. Cepeda
Vernon Weddle General Washburne
Barbara Tarbuck Senator Mills
Tom Lawrence Howard Marner's Aide
Fred Slyter Norman
Billy Ray Sharkey Zack
Robert Krantz Reporter
Jan Speck Reporter
Marguerite Happy Barmaid
Howard Krick Farmer
Marjorie Card Hughes Farmer's Wife
Herb Smith Gate Guard
Jack Thompson Party Guest
William Striglos Party Guest
Mary Reckley Party Guest
Lisa McLean Party Guest
Eleanor C. Heutschy Party Guest
David Shire Composer
Nick McLean Cinematographer
Frank Morriss Editor
Eric Allard robotics special effects supervisor
Tony Allard cost controller: Robotics Shop (as George 'Tony' Allard)
Philip Bartko robotics leadman
Gary D. Bierend special robotics technician
Mike Edmonson special effects foreman
Scott Forbes special effects foreman
Chuck Gaspar special effects coordinator
Jeff Jarvis special effects supervisor
Larry Keys special electrical effects (as Larry 'Big Mo' Keys)
Mark Noel special effects
Tom Pahk special effects foreman
Christopher S. Ross robotic special effects: design interpretation (as Chris Ross)
Mark Yuricich special robotics technician
Gary Zink special effects
DVD Details
Aspect Ratio:2.35 : 1
Release:Jul 2008