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Circuitry Man (1990)

In a future where most humans have moved underground to escape the pollution, one of the few pleasures left is a kind of narcotic in the form of chips which can be plugged directly into the... See full summary »

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Danner
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Juice
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Plughead
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Yoyo
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Leech
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Bartender
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Jackee
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In a future where most humans have moved underground to escape the pollution, one of the few pleasures left is a kind of narcotic in the form of chips which can be plugged directly into the brain. Lori, a female body guard steals a case of such chips and flees underground Los Angeles with Danner, a pleasure android so that they can smuggle the chips to New York. In pursuit is Plughead, a dangerous criminal so named because of the many sockets and ports which decorate his scalp so that he can test and use the chips that he is after. Written by Patrick D. Rockwell <prockwell@thegrid.net>

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The final frontier is not outer space. It is the human mind. See more »

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13 December 1990 (Portugal)  »

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Circulatory Man  »

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Shortly after Plughead is shot, he speaks to Danner, but his lips do not move. See more »

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The events, characters and firms depicted in this photoplay are fictitious. Any similarities to actual persons, living, dead or synthetic, or to actual events or firms are purely coincidental. See more »

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Followed by Plughead Rewired: Circuitry Man II (1994) See more »

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2 June 2000 | by (rewiring my remote) – See all my reviews

This is a really mediocre film in the vein of "Buckaroo Banzai." The cast runs around like "Mad Max" wannabes, and they seem to be sharing a joke that they do not want to share with the audience. Wheeler-Nicholson is one of the those guilty pleasure actresses you are delighted to stumble across in films, but she isn't worth the price of rental. Space Maggot starts an electrical fire, and burns a vote of 4.


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