John Badham's SHORT CIRCUIT & Paul Verhoeven's ROBOCOP Unrated Director's Cut
John Badham's SHORT CIRCUIT (PG-13, 1986, 98 min)
Something wonderful has happened: Number Five is alive! Steve Guttenberg and Ally Sheedy star in this high tech fantasy-adventure from the director of Wargames and Blue Thunder. Number Five is a robot who escapes into the real world after short-circuiting in an electrical storm and decides that he's human. Because he's carrying destructive weapons, the Defense Department is desperate fo find and destroy him, but Number Five is being protected by a young woman (Sheedy) who is teaching him a gentler way of life.
Paul Verhoeven's ROBOCOP: UNRATED DIRECTOR'S CUT (NR, 1987, 103 min)
The future of law enforcement! When it hit in 1987, Robocop was like a high-voltage jolt of electricity, blending satire, thrills, and abundant violence that audiences couldn't help feeling stunned and amazed. When a good cop (Peter Weller) gets blown away by some ruthless criminals, innovative scientists and doctors are able to piece him back together as an unstoppable crime-fighting cyborg.
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