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15 Great Robots of 1980s Film & TV

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Daniyal_Ali   7/26/2014 1:51:20 AM
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Wall-E always reminds me of Short Circuit, the resemblance is uncanny.

The animation of Wall-E is obviously too good as the technology grew, but the initial credit goes to Short Circuit for coming up with such a cute robot. No matter what people say i will always see Wall-E as the little brother of J5.

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Robot Jox and Saturn 3
Daniyal_Ali   7/26/2014 1:25:48 AM
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I think you missed these two. They are not necessarily among the best of the robotic movies of the 1980s but the Robots were still pretty good considering the 80s. Perhaps they didn't make the top 15 of your list. For me, Arnold takes the cup for the 1980s robots.

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Family Movies
Nancy Golden   7/25/2014 5:13:01 PM
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I love Flight of the Navigator - now that was a robot with personality! Short Circuit was good too - both are great family movies.

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Nancy Golden   7/25/2014 5:11:02 PM
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I agree Charles - and we are still having fun with Arnold and his famous line today - check out this clip

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"I'll be back"
Charles Murray   7/25/2014 4:58:32 PM
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For my money, Arnold was the best movie robot ever. His acting was just stiff enough to fit the role, and the Austrian accent added a menacing quality to his words. His line, "I'll be back," is remembered for good reason. With Arnold's delivery, it's still one of the most chillingly funny lines in movie history.

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