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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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Drama | Musical

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21 December 1984 (USA)  »

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Breakin' 2 is Electric Boogaloo  »

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$6,800,000 (USA)
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Trivia

Sabrina García actually did not speak Spanish so all of her lines were dubbed by another actor. See more »

Goofs

In the scene where Turbo dances all around the room, there is a hole in the ceiling (close to the skylight) through which one can see the movement as they spin the room around to create the illusion. See more »

Quotes

Turbo: Man, I am hungry, gimme some food!
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Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Miley Cyrus/The Strokes (2011) See more »

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High Tension
Performed by J.D. Nicholas
Written by J.D. Nicholas and Howie Rice
Produced by J.D. Nicholas and Howie Rice
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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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