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 <email@example.com>
Something wonderful has happened... Number Five is alive!
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Did You Know?
In 2013, it was announced that a remake of the film was being developed and it was rumored and speculated that Fisher Stevens would return as Ben. See more
During the kitchen scene when No. 5 is making breakfast for Stef, his apron goes from splatters to several runs. And the counter where he is mixing gets cleaned when Stef goes to look out the window. See more
[to N5 who'd been watching TV all night
... You know you lose IQ points the longer you watch. There've been actual studies!
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
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