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      Released Apr 26, 2002 2 hr. 10 min. Drama List
      20% 25 Reviews Tomatometer 51% 500+ Ratings Audience Score After leaving the police force, a homosexual (Jonathan Wade-Drahos) moves to Hollywood, meets a hustler and becomes addicted to amphetamines. Read More Read Less

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      Audience Member one of the best gay cinema I've seen Rated 4 out of 5 stars 01/21/23 Full Review Audience Member A favorite of mine because the story hits home. Very touching and emotional. The cast was perfect in their performance! If you're into or were into the party/club scene, this is one to watch with surround sound! Rated 3.5 out of 5 stars 02/25/23 Full Review Audience Member Short Circuit is a lot different than I remember as a kid Rated 2 out of 5 stars 01/29/23 Full Review Audience Member This movie was interesting to say the least. There were a lot of really crappy moments - and acting. But there were some alright moments too. I suppose you could argue it teaching some morals - although it could also corrupt a lot of people too. Maybe that's too stong a word, but still. There were many times in this movie where I was thoroughly frustrated with the characters and yelled at my screen. It's just one of those types of movies. What did this movie teach me? Drugs are bad. Rated 2 out of 5 stars 02/16/23 Full Review Audience Member Be warned, this is not for the squeamish. This raw and true to form story of being a Circuit boy, is shocking and beautifully filmed with some gorgeous men. Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars 02/25/23 Full Review Audience Member Directed by former Playgirl's centerfold-Dirk Shafer, this film reveals both the illuminated and dark sides of the clubbing life. Being armed with its thrilling storyline and superb soundtracks, this flick is definitely worth viewing if you're into subjects like this. John's transformation from a cop of nowhere to the hunky club kid in the city of Angeles reflects tons of gays' growing path. In order to flash in the competitive crowd of beautiful fleshes, one needs not only to pump up but to sale his soul. Just like what Hector said "Sometimes I feel there's nothing running inside," pretty boytoys don't always come as a complete package. Recommended to those who are into club scenes, drug issues or just into eye candies. Rated 3.5 out of 5 stars 02/01/23 Full Review Read all reviews Post a rating

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      Marrit Ingman Austin Chronicle Rated: 1/5 Mar 10, 2003 Full Review John Monaghan Detroit Free Press Like most movies about the pitfalls of bad behavior ... Circuit gets drawn into the party. Rated: 2/4 Sep 13, 2002 Full Review Christopher Muther Boston Globe Like Showgirls and Glitter, the most entertaining moments here are unintentional. Rated: 1/4 Sep 9, 2002 Full Review Mark Halverson Sacramento News & Review Rated: 1/5 Aug 7, 2008 Full Review Emanuel Levy EmanuelLevy.Com Rated: 3/5 Jul 24, 2005 Full Review Brandon Judell Critics Inc./America Online Rated: 1/5 Jul 3, 2005 Full Review Read all reviews

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      Synopsis After leaving the police force, a homosexual (Jonathan Wade-Drahos) moves to Hollywood, meets a hustler and becomes addicted to amphetamines.
      Dirk Shafer
      Gregory Hinton, Dirk Shafer
      Original Language
      Release Date (Theaters)
      Apr 26, 2002, Original
      Release Date (Streaming)
      Apr 12, 2017
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