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Heartbeeps (1981)

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Two household robots run away and try to start a family.

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Cast

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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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Storyline

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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Meet a modern nuclear family unlike any other. See more »

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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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The characters Susan and Calvin, who appear in the junkyard scenes, are named after Susan Calvin, a frequently recurring character from Isaac Asimov's Positronic Robot short stories. See more »

Quotes

Val: [looking at trees] These are douglas firs.
Aqua: That's very interesting.
Val: Thank you.
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THE BREAK
Performed by Kat Mandu
Courtesy of Dee Jay Productions
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Wonderfully Bad Movie
23 December 1999 | by (Michigan) – See all my reviews

Andy Kaufman went on David Letterman and apologized for this movie. He said he wanted to give everyone their money back if they had seen the movie. I'm not sure he was entirely joking. It's bad enough that you might want your money back, but it's stupid enough to keep you interested in watching it.

I tortured my friends by showing them this movie. They enjoyed the psycho malfunctioning cop robot. Years later they still bring it up.

I would put this movie on the same level as SuperFuzz.


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