Breakin' 2: Electric Boogaloo (1984)

PG  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Musical  |  21 December 1984 (USA)
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A developer tries to bulldoze a community recreation center. The local breakdancers try to stop it.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Ozone (as Adolfo 'Shabba-Doo' Quinones)
Turbo (as Michael 'Boogaloo Shrimp' Chambers)
Susie Coelho ...
Rhonda (as Susie Bono)
Harry Caesar ...
Jo De Winter ...
Mrs. Bennett
John Christy Ewing ...
Mr. Bennett
Steve Notario ...
Strobe / Electro-Rockers Dancer (as Steve 'Sugarfoot' Notario)
Sabrina García ...
Lu Leonard ...
Head Nurse
Ken Olfson ...
Peter MacLean ...
Mr. Douglas
Herb Mitchell ...
Sandy Lipton ...
Mrs. Snyder
William Cort ...
Howard Howard


A developer tries to bulldoze a community recreation center. The local breakdancers try to stop it.

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Comedy | Drama | Musical


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Release Date:

21 December 1984 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Breakin' 2 is Electric Boogaloo  »

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$6,800,000 (USA)

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1.37 : 1
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Did You Know?


The film has a more colorful look than the first film which was more urban and gritty and really identified with neighborhood where the character of Shabba Doo and Shrimp come from. Alfredo Quinones regrets taking part in the film for this reason. See more »


When Turbo's girlfriend visits him in the hospital, she comes out of the locker and closes it behind her. In the next shot, the locker door is wide open. See more »


Ozone: Girls are whack, man!
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Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Brendan Fraser/Björk (1997) See more »


When I.C.U.
Performed by Ollie & Jerry
Written by Ollie E. Brown, Jerry Knight, Attala Z. Giles
Produced and Arranged by Ollie E. Brown for Brown Sugar Productions
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The "HARD-BOILED" of breakdance movies!!!

This is the film dreams are made of. Breakin' 2: Electric Boogaloo is non-stop entertainment with maximum jammage. I love this movie, it seems that cheesiness knows no bounds. Every ten minutes there is a relentless dance sequence that reminds me of a John Woo action sequence, it is both well choreographed and ridiculously crazy. The story is so standard and formulaic there is almost no need to worry about what the hell is going on except for another boogaloo around the corner. The performances by the actors are just stomach-churningly hilarious and whenever Shabba-Do randomly zips up his pants you can't help but roll on the floor in hysterics. As the films progress it slowly loses it's grip on reality which is shown in a dancing on the ceiling breakdown, a crazy hospital number, and the character's willingness to die for a community center! Costume changes are made every 5 minutes or so and boy are there a lot of costumes, I find it very hard to believe that some point in time this was considered cool. Or was it? Anyways if you are looking for the most relentless cheese this side of King Solomon's Mines (1985) then get down with the boogaloo, Electric Boogaloo that is.

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