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Heartbeeps (1981)

PG  |   |  Sci-Fi, Comedy  |  7 January 1982 (Argentina)
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Two household robots run away and try to start a family.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Val
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Aqua
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Charlie
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Max
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Susan
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Calvin
Richard B. Shull ...
Factory Boss
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Factory Watchman
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Helicopter Pilot
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Party House Owner
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Wally Ann Wharton ...
Party Guest (as Ann Wharton)
Barry Diamond ...
Firing Range Technician and Catskil Performer
Stephanie Faulkner ...
Firing Range Technician
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Party Butler Robot
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Val and Aqua are two household servant robots who start feeling emotions for each other. After falling in love, they decide to escape from their servitude and attempt to start a family of their own. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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7 January 1982 (Argentina)  »

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Amor electrónico  »

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$10,000,000 (estimated)
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Because this movie was so poorly received at the box office, Andy Kaufman's "The Tony Clifton Story," a movie about the life and times of his alter-ego Tony Clifton, was scrapped by the movie studios. See more »

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Susan: [talking to pet raccoon] It's all right, Rover. These friendly robots are obviously not mischievous trespassers.
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Referenced in The Cinema Snob: Caddyshack II (2014) See more »

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THE BREAK
Performed by Kat Mandu
Courtesy of Dee Jay Productions
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Best Robot Romantic Comedy Ever
15 February 2000 | by (Jacksonville, Florida) – See all my reviews

Best Robot Romantic Comedy Ever, using the robots as the romantic characters, which leaves Short Circuit out of this category. This was Andy Kaufman's best effort. Bernadette Peters shows her versatility here with an amazing performance. While not a great movie in many areas, I'll award it a 9 on guts and quirkiness.


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