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Summary Number 5 of a group of experimental robots in a lab is electrocuted, suddenly becomes intelligent, and escapes.

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Metascore Mixed or Average Based on 12 Critic Reviews
50
User Score Generally Favorable Based on 35 User Ratings
6.3
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Summary Number 5 of a group of experimental robots in a lab is electrocuted, suddenly becomes intelligent, and escapes.

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Metascore
Mixed or Average Based on 12 Critic Reviews
50
33% Positive
4 Reviews
42% Mixed
5 Reviews
25% Negative
3 Reviews

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Metascore
Mixed or Average Based on 12 Critic Reviews
50
33% Positive
4 Reviews
42% Mixed
5 Reviews
25% Negative
3 Reviews

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User Score
Generally Favorable Based on 35 User Ratings
6.3
60% Positive
21 Ratings
20% Mixed
7 Ratings
20% Negative
7 Ratings

User Reviews

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User Score
Generally Favorable Based on 35 User Ratings
6.3
60% Positive
21 Ratings
20% Mixed
7 Ratings
20% Negative
7 Ratings

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Production Company TriStar Pictures, Producers Sales Organization (PSO), Turman-Foster Company
Release Date May 9, 1986
Duration 1 h 38 m
Rating PG
Tagline Something wonderful has happened... Number Five is alive!
Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA
3 Nominations
Jupiter Award
2 Nominations
BMI Film & TV Awards
• 1 Win & 1 Nomination