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Rated
PG
Runtime 98 min
Ratings
59% critics Rotten Tomatoes
67% audience Rotten Tomatoes
Age 10+ Common Sense Media
Genre Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Release 05/09/86
Actors Ally Sheedy, Steve Guttenberg, Fisher Stevens, Austin Pendleton
Directors John Badham
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.
Genre Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Release 05/09/86
Actors Ally Sheedy, Steve Guttenberg, Fisher Stevens, Austin Pendleton
Directors John Badham
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.