Short Circuit (1986)
After a lightning bolt zaps a robot named Number 5, the lovable machine starts to think he's human and escapes the lab. Hot on his trail is his designer, Newton (Steve Guttenberg), who hopes to get to Number 5 before the military does. Mistaking the robot for an alien, spunky animal lover Stephanie (Ally Sheedy) takes him in and teaches her new guest about life on Earth. This high-tech comedy adventure hit spawned a 1988 sequel.