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. Written by
Jean-Marc Rocher <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Life is not a malfunction.
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Did You Know?
In the scene when Stephanie finds Number 5 inside her truck, you can briefly see her address on her mailbox just beforehand. The mailbox reads "S. Speck, 3101 Misty Pines Ave". See more
When the armed men are shooting from the boat dock, the barrel of one of the guns can be seen with something in it. See more
Benjamin Jabituya, delete.
No, wait! Rethink yourself!
Exit. Depart. Leave.
Eat my dust, Newton Crosby. Let us break wind.
Newton Crosby, no run, no talk, drive.
Today, Crosby! Today!
The credits are played out over a montage of scenes from the movie, including a pair of scenes that failed to make the final cut. One involves an encounter between Number 5 and a toy robot, the other involves a scene in a scrap yard where a scrapped car that Number 5 is currently sitting in is crushed. See more
Referenced in Final Cut
("Short Circuit" Theme)
Written by Péter Wolf
(as Peter) and Ina Wolf
Performed by El DeBarge
Courtesy of Motown Records See more