Top 10 awesome movies like Short Circuit that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching Short Circuit and you can't get over how good this movie was. Now you want to watch more of such masterpieces. We have curated a list of similar movies which are created by the likes of John Badham, Ally Sheedy and Steve Guttenberg . Here goes the list -

  1. RocketMan
  2. Where's Willie?
  3. My Favorite Martian
  4. The Misadventures of Merlin Jones
  5. The Strongest Man in the World
  6. The Monkey's Uncle
  7. The Absent Minded Professor
  8. Thunderpants
  9. Son of Flubber
  10. The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes
  1. RocketMan

    RocketMan

    Fred Z. Randall is a geeky and obnoxious spacecraft designer, who gets the chance to make his dream come true and travel to Mars as a member of the first manned flight there.

    This movie, created by Stuart Gillard, Harland Williams and Jessica Lundy, scores 5.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Comedy | Sci-Fi | Family

    You can watch this on Fandangonow, Microsoft Store, Amazon Video, Vudu, Google Play Movies, Apple Itunes, Youtube and Directv.

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  2. Where's Willie?

    Where's Willie?

    An 8-year old boy invents a hand-held computer which can control any electronic device, and uses it to affect the entire town where he lives.

    This movie, created by John Florea, Henry Darrow and Katherine Woodville, scores 5.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Family | Sci-Fi | Comedy

  3. My Favorite Martian

    My Favorite Martian

    A Martian lands on Earth and makes friends with a reporter.

    This movie, created by Donald Petrie, Christopher Lloyd and Jeff Daniels, scores 5.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Comedy | Sci-Fi | Family

    You can watch this on Disney Plus.

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  4. The Misadventures of Merlin Jones

    The Misadventures of Merlin Jones

    Merlin Jones, a precocious and intelligent high-school boy, experiments with hypnosis and creates a mind-reading machine. However, his experiments land him in deep trouble with the law.

    This movie, created by Robert Stevenson, Tommy Kirk and Annette Funicello, scores 6.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Sci-Fi | Comedy | Family

    You can watch this on Youtube, Fandangonow, Microsoft Store, Amazon Video, Vudu and Google Play Movies.

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  5. The Strongest Man in the World

    The Strongest Man in the World

    Dexter Riley and his friends accidently discover a new chemical mixed with a cereal seems to give anyone temporary superhuman strength

    This movie, created by Vincent McEveety, Kurt Russell and Joe Flynn, scores 6.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Comedy | Sci-Fi | Family

    You can watch this on Disney Plus.

  6. The Monkey's Uncle

    The Monkey's Uncle

    Midvale College is in fear of losing its college football team. The players have grades lower than the norm. Judge Holmesby, the team's biggest fan, is at a loss for what to do. Enter Merlin Jones, a bright college student, and his nephew Stanley, an intelligent chimpanzee. The judge wants Merlin to create an "honest way to cheat". Merlin uses "sleep learning" to help the players pass their exams. This saves the college football program from being banished, but not for long...the college is tempted to receive a $1 million dollar check from a Mr. Astorbilt. The catch is though the college must get rid of football. Judge Holmesby finds Darius Green III, who will pay $10 million dollars to the college if they can get a man to fly under his own power. The task is in Merlin's hands again. Can Merlin win the day and save the football team?

    This movie, created by Robert Stevenson, Tommy Kirk and Annette Funicello, scores 6.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Sci-Fi | Comedy | Family

    You can watch this on Youtube, Microsoft Store, Amazon Video, Vudu and Google Play Movies.

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  7. The Absent Minded Professor

    The Absent Minded Professor

    A college professor invents an anti-gravity substance which a corrupt businessman wants for himself.

    This movie, created by Robert Stevenson, Fred MacMurray and Nancy Olson, scores 6.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - Comedy | Sci-Fi | Family

    You can watch this on Disney Plus.

  8. Thunderpants

    Thunderpants

    An 11-year-old boy's amazing ability to break wind leads him first to fame and then to death row, before it helps him to fulfill his ambition of becoming an astronaut.

    This movie, created by Peter Hewitt, Simon Callow and Stephen Fry, scores 3.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Comedy | Sci-Fi | Family

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  9. Son of Flubber

    Son of Flubber

    When Professor Brainard experiments further on Flubber derivatives, he gets in trouble and only his students can help.

    This movie, created by Robert Stevenson, Fred MacMurray and Nancy Olson, scores 6.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Comedy | Sci-Fi | Family

    You can watch this on Apple Itunes, Google Play Movies, Microsoft Store, Amazon Video, Vudu and Youtube.

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  10. The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes

    The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes

    At Medville College, an accident with a donated computer gives Dexter Riley the ability to remember any knowledge learned instantly and perfectly.

    This movie, created by Robert Butler, Kurt Russell and Cesar Romero, scores 6.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Comedy | Sci-Fi | Family

    You can watch this on Disney Plus.

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