Short Circuit Poster Original One Sheet 1988 John Alvin art
One Sheet Poster with artwork by John Alvin. Short Circuit is a science fiction film directed by John Badham, and written by S. S. Wilson and Brent Maddock. The film's plot centers upon an experimental military robot that is struck by lightning and gains a more human like intelligence, with which it embarks to explore its new state. Short Circuit stars Ally Sheedy, Steve Guttenberg, Fisher Stevens, Austin Pendleton, and G. W. Bailey, with Tim Blaney as the voice of the robot, Johnny Five.A sequel, Short Circuit 2, was released in 1988.