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?
When this movie was released to Blu-Ray, it was remastered in 1080i high definition, but Blu-Ray quality is usually thought of as having full 1080p resolution. See more
Just after Number 5 supposedly pulls the ripcord for his parachute, the static line and pilot chute can be seen attached to the bridge. See more
...Where're you taking him?
This is not being a HIM. It's only being wires and several mechanisms and other such machine-type apparatus, for the Pete of sake - the sate of Peeckle...
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
Come And Follow Me
(Number 5's Theme from "Short Circuit")
Written by David Shire
, Will Jennings
and Max Carl
Performed by Max Carl
and Marcella Detroit
(as Marcy Levy)
Courtesy of MCA Records, Inc. See more