Plot: Number 5, one of a group of experimental military robots, undergoes a sudden transformation after being struck by lightning. He develops self-awareness, consciousness, and a fear of the reprogramming that awaits him back at the factory. With the help of a young woman, Number 5 tries to evade capture and convince his creator that he has truly become alive.
Directed By: John Badham
Written By: S.S. Wilson and Brent Maddock
Production: David Foster Productions, TriStar Pictures
In Theaters: May 09, 1986
Box Office: $40,697,761 (USA)
Runtime: 1 hr. 38 mins.