"Life is NOT a malfunction."

~ Short Circuit (1986)


This movie is the fictional story of computer programming genius Milo Hoffman after graduating from Stanford and getting out into the competitive world of computer software. In his contemplation of where to begin his career, he is contacted by Gary Winston whose character is loosely based on Bill Gates. Winston is the CEO of a company called NURV, and they are on the brink of completing the global communication's system, Synapse. They need Hoffman to help them meet their launch date, so after much thought and with the full support of his girlfriend Alice, he accepts the job. Tragedy soon after strikes and Milo becomes suspicious of the company he has been wrapped up in. He learns that trusting anyone could be a mistake, and that nothing is as it seems.

  • Rated: PG-13
  • Genre(s): Drama,
  • Release Date: 01/12/2001
  • Run Time: 109 minutes
  • Director(s): Peter Howitt
  • Writers: Howard Franklin
  • Stars: Ryan Phillippe, Tim Robbins, Rachael Leigh Cook
  • Cast: Ryan Phillippe, Rachael Leigh Cook, Claire Forlani, Tim Robbins, Douglas McFerran, Richard Roundtree, Tygh Runyan, Yee Jee Tso, Nate Dushku, Ned Bellamy, Tyler Labine, Scott Bellis, David Lovgren, Zahf Paroo, Jonathon Young
  • Studios: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM), Hyde Park Entertainment, Industry Entertainment

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