PG certificateShort Circuit is a Film programme that first aired in 1986 and has been classified a PG certificate.

Short Circuit is a 3 star programme

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Short Circuit (1986)

Directed by
John Badham

Lighthearted comedy in which an $11 million military robot becomes energised by a freak power overload. When 'Number Five' is discovered to be missing, the government immediately launches an all-out search with instructions to destroy the missing contraption. But, having discovered the world around him, the robot decides that he does not want to return to the weapons company from which he escaped.

Written by ,

Genre: Film

Running Time: 110 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 1986

3/5 Stars

Classification: PG Certificate

Production Country: USA

Filmed in Colour

When is Short Circuit next on TV?

It's next showing on BBC 2 December 30th, 8:25am and on BBC 2 Northern Ireland December 30th, 8:25am. See more...


Ally Sheedy...Stephanie Speck
Image for Steve GuttenbergSteve Guttenberg...Newton Crosby
Fisher Stevens...Ben Jabituya
Austin Pendleton...Howard Marner
G.W. Bailey...Skroeder
Brian McNamara...Frank
Tim Blaney...Number 5