Family Sci-Fi Classics available for the first time on Blu-ray

Short Circuit and Flight of the Navigator will be available to own on Blu-ray from 19th November courtesy of Second Sight Films.

Short Circuit sees an experimental robot escape from a military facility after being struck by lightening, giving it human intelligence. He finds a home with madcap Stephanie Speck (Ally Sheedy), who believes he is an alien, but hot on his trail are scientists Newton Crosby (Steve Guttenburg) and his assistant (Fisher Stevens), who must get to their creation before the army, who plan to put Number 5 out of service permanently.

 

 

In Flight of the Navigator, the year is 1978 and 12-year-old David Freeman is knocked unconscious while playing. He wakes up and discovers it’s now 1986 and he’s been missing for eight years. NASA believes he’s been abducted by aliens and want to use him for their research. But with the guidance of a strange unseen entity he discovers a hidden spaceship and with the help of MAX the computer sets off on an incredible mission to get back to the past where he belongs.

Both the Blu-ray debut and DVD releases promise some great special features.

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