Short Circuit (1986)

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.

Short Circuit (1986)

98 min|Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi|09 May 1986
6.6Rating: 6.6 / 10 from 47,213 usersMetascore: 50
Number 5 of a group of experimental robots in a lab is electrocuted, suddenly becomes intelligent, and escapes.