Miles buys himself a state-of-the-art computer that starts expressing thoughts and emotions after a having champagne spilled down on him. Things start getting out of hand when both Miles and Edgar, how the computer calls himself, fall in love with Madeline, an attractive neighbour.Written by
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The scene in which Miles gets chased by a munching thing was inspired by the video arcade game, Pac-Man. See more »
Miles and Edgar both quote the wrong release dates to each other for the respective Sleeping Beauty and Cinderalla movies they are referencing. See more »
[Edgar flicks on the bedside lamp]
Maybe she loves *me*.
[Edgar flicks off the bedside lamp]
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In the opening credits: Green Text: A VIRGIN PICTURES PRODUCTION Multicolored Text: hello Green Text: HELLO Multicolored Text: is this a story? Green Text: YES Multicolored Text: what type? Green Text: FAIRYTALE FOR COMPUTERS Multicolored Text: name? Green Text: ELECTRIC DREAMS Then, both texts disappear and the movie's title appears in the multicolored text. See more »
When released on DVD in region 2, distributed by Hollywood Classics on behalf of Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment LLC and made available to the UK exclusively by Second Sight Films, the opening card was again the MGM lion, with URL added, but omitting the a capella opening lyrics entirely. The opening text starts at "A VIRGIN PICTURES PRODUCTION". See more »
A decent enough piece of film, and one that works just fine, when say, every channel on TV has an infomercial, wrestling, and a reality show on. I saw this when it went to HBO, or Showtime in late 1984, or early '85. I recall it WAS NOT a box office champ, by any means.
The leads are both very likeable, and Bud Court's "EDGAR", works just fine. What I noticed was a very "not-quite American" feel to it. Even though it is set in San Fransisco, the movie felt European. The pacing of some of the lines, and some of the interior shots could have just as well been in London.
See it for the chemistry between the three(!) and do enjoy the standard 80's format for a movie. Strong sound track, pretty stars, somewhat implausible(For 1984 technology)plot!
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