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

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Ozone (as Adolfo 'Shabba-Doo' Quinones)
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Turbo (as Michael 'Boogaloo Shrimp' Chambers)
Susie Coelho ...
Rhonda (as Susie Bono)
Harry Caesar ...
Byron
Jo De Winter ...
Mrs. Bennett
John Christy Ewing ...
Mr. Bennett
Steve Notario ...
Strobe / Electro-Rockers Dancer (as Steve 'Sugarfoot' Notario)
Sabrina García ...
Lucia
Lu Leonard ...
Head Nurse
Ken Olfson ...
Randall
Peter MacLean ...
Mr. Douglas
Herb Mitchell ...
Stanley
Sandy Lipton ...
Mrs. Snyder
William Cort ...
Howard Howard
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A developer tries to bulldoze a community recreation center. The local breakdancers try to stop it.

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Believe in the beat that's on the street, it's hoppin' and poppin', they're breakin' and lockin'. See more »

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Drama | Musical

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PG | See all certifications »

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21 December 1984 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Breakin' 2 is Electric Boogaloo  »

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$6,800,000 (USA)
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Trivia

Christopher McDonald was offered the chance to reprise his role of James from Breakin' (1984) but he turned it down. See more »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

Rhonda: I want you to stay away from that girl!
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Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Miley Cyrus/The Strokes (2011) See more »

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Reckless Rivalry
Performed by Ice-T
Written by Chris 'Glove' Taylor
Produced by Chris 'Glove' Taylor
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It's the cheeziest!!!

No, Breakin' 2: Electric Boogaloo will never win any awards. It'll never even come close, but for some strange reason I still enjoy it. I'd much rather spend a night watching it than some pretentious Hollywood garbage like Armegeddon. Let's see if I can find a few reasons why.

This movie is sort of like a Scooby Doo episode-you know the plot already, and can predict it easily. Oh no! The youth center's in trouble! How much you wanna bet that the Breakin' kids will come through with the money just in time to save it? How much you wanna bet that'll involve an inordinate number of spontaneous dance scenes, and supa-dope fly moves? Yep, you might be able to guess the answers.

It's just fun to see these people play it out, because they're obviously having fun. Yeah, even the straights like Kelly's parents finally get on the train. And watch for the scene in the hospital. Yes, the miraculous power of break dancing can bring your loved ones back from the dead!

Oh well, maybe I can't defend this intellectually, but this movie's still great. Watch it, and just try to do the robot as well as Turbo or Ozone...just be careful, or you might actually have fun too...


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