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Circuitry Man -- This incredibly imaginative tale - part sci-fi, part romance, and part road movie - is set in the near future when the atmosphere has become too polluted and toxic for humans to live, forcing them to live underground ��� a dark, depressing environment that can only be escaped with supplies of oxygen and the use of secret pathways that lead ���topside.�۝  Dana Wheeler-Nicholson (Fletch) is Lori, a fo..


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Release Date:
13 December 1990 (Portugal) See more »
The final frontier is not outer space. It is the human mind. See more »
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  (in credits order)

Jim Metzler ... Danner

Dana Wheeler-Nicholson ... Lori
Lu Leonard ... Juice

Vernon Wells ... Plughead

Barbara Alyn Woods ... Yoyo

Dennis Christopher ... Leech
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Steven Bottomley ... Bartender

Barney Burman ... Cheater
Andy Goldberg ... Squid
Garry Goodrow ... Jugs

Amy Hill ... Bartender (Oxy Hill)
Deborah Holland ... Singer
Steve Hunter ... Medic Attendant
Darren A. Lott ... Jackee

Karen Maruyama ... Biker Bandit
Steven Reich ... Medic
Andrew Steel ... Trucker
Jerry Tondo ... Fatch

Manu Tupou ... Mahi

Paul Willson ... Beany
Patrick Brock ... Socket Head (uncredited)

Directed by
Steven Lovy 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Robert Lovy 
Steven Lovy 

Produced by
Paul Colichman .... executive producer
Miles A. Copeland III .... executive producer
Steven Reich .... producer
John Schouweiler .... producer
Original Music by
Deborah Holland 
Cinematography by
Jamie Thompson 
Film Editing by
Jonas Thaler 
Casting by
Vicki Hillman 
Production Design by
Robert Lovy 
Art Direction by
Royce Mathew 
Christopher Neely 
Costume Design by
Angela Balogh-Calin 
Makeup Department
Barney Burman .... special makeup effects design
Production Management
Billy Pollina .... assistant production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Douglas Leeds .... second second assistant director
Richard Oswald .... first assistant director
Art Department
Neal Adams .... conceptual designer
Steven Roche .... assistant art direction
Nicholas Stewart .... construction coordinator
Sound Department
Dicken Berglund .... adr mixer: TV version
Andy D'Addario .... re-recording mixer
Richard Dwan Jr. .... dialogue editor
Richard Dwan Jr. .... sound effects editor
Special Effects by
D. Kerry Prior .... models: title sequence
Visual Effects by
Dave Gregory .... special optical effects supervisor
Michael La Fave .... digital effects
David Stipes .... matte paintings
Chuck Borden .... stunt coordinator
John Cann .... stunts
Anthony Cecere .... stunts
George B. Colucci Jr. .... stunts (as George Colucci Jr.)
Paul Dallas .... stunts
Tom Davidson .... stunts
BJ Davis .... stunts
Christopher Doyle .... stunts (as Chris Doyle)
Al Goto .... stunts
Kim Robert Koscki .... stunts
Ken Lesco .... stunts
Dyanna Lynn .... stunts
Dennis Madalone .... stunts
'Wild' Bill Mock .... stunts (as Wild Bill Mock)
Janet Lee Orcutt .... stunts
Michael R. Thayer .... stunts
Danny Wong .... stunts
Camera and Electrical Department
Stephan Bataillard .... second assistant camera
Harry K. Garvin .... camera operator
Brian Mussetter .... assistant camera
Lori Stoll .... still photographer
Casting Department
Patrick Shiffrar .... casting assistant
Location Management
Daniel Bowen .... location manager
Other crew
Darren A. Lott .... martial arts coordinator
Amanda Wyatt .... stand-in

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93 min
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Continuity: At the end of the movie, where Leech is held at knife point, he clearly holds his cigar in his left hand, as the assailant forces him to his knees. When the camera angle changes from side to front, the cigar is in his mouth.See more »
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6 out of 9 people found the following review useful.
An Okay film, 2 February 1999
Author: A.K. Olson from Earth

It's an okay film. No monsters, no aliens, no computer graphics. What makes this film interesting is it is able to convey a plot with a modest to say the least budget a scifi film. It reminds me of William Gibson and Jonathan Lethem's writing in style and noirish presentation. The only thing wrong with it is the stupid, sad, and moronic atempts at humor. Especially that polic officer assistant that is supposed to be a comic relief. Other than that, you have to give the filmmaker's credit.

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