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Breakin' 2: Electric Boogaloo (1984)

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

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Cast

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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 (as Jo De Winter)
John Christy Ewing ...
Mr. Bennett
Steve Notario ...
Strobe / Electro-Rockers Dancer (as Steve 'Sugarfoot' Notario)
Sabrina García ...
Lucia
Lu Leonard ...
Head Nurse
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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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Comedy | 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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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

To film a scene with dancers breakdancing on walls, the makers borrowed the rotating room from _Nightmare On Elm Street, A (1984)_. To show thanks, a picture of Freddy's glove is hanging on the wall. 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

Rhonda: I want you to stay away from that girl!
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Referenced in RiffTrax Live: Manos - The Hands of Fate (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

Electric Boogaloo
Performed by Ollie & Jerry
Written by Ollie E. Brown, Attala Z. Giles, Russ Regan
Produced and Arranged by Ollie E. Brown for Brown Sugar Productions
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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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