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Breakin' 2: Electric Boogaloo (1984)

PG  |   |  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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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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If you can't beat the system...break it! See more »

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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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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 »

Goofs

When Ozone and Strobe are squaring off at the Radiotron, the faux-fur tail attached to the back of Ozone's hat is alternately lying across his shoulder in close shots and straight down his back in far shots. See more »

Quotes

Turbo: Man, I am hungry, gimme some food!
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Connections

Follows Breakin' (1984) See more »

Soundtracks

I Don't Wanna Come Down
Performed by Mark Scott
Written by Johnny Burton
Produced by Don Davis and Johnny Burton
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User Reviews

 
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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