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John Badham United States, 1986

Dan Kenneth Gigernes's rating of the film Short Circuit

t is the cutest killer robot put on screen and the most memorable of the many "Star Wars" R2-D2 copies out there. Is No.5 the inspiration for Pixar's WALL-E too? I think so. I love the nostalgic '80s style of this movie with synth music and large pixel graphics and a wonderful Ally Sheedy. Feels like "Starman" for kids that like robots which is not that bad.