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Short Circuit 2 (1988)

PG | | Comedy, Drama, Family | 6 July 1988 (USA)
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Robot Johnny Five comes to the city and gets manipulated by criminals who want him for their own purposes.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tim Blaney ...
Johnny 5 (voice)
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Sandy Banatoni
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Oscar Baldwin
Dee McCafferty ...
Saunders
David Hemblen ...
Jones
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Manic Mike
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Bones
Tito Núñez ...
Zorro (as Tito Nuñez)
Jason Kuriloff ...
Lil Man
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Spooky
Lili Francks ...
Officer Mendez
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Officer O'Malley
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Priest (as Gerry Parkes)
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When Number Five is sent from Newton and Stephanie's ranch to the big city to help Ben with his electronics business, he finds that his robotic talents are wanted by city low-life who want to turn Number Five into profits. Written by Michael Silva <silvamd@cleo.bc.edu>

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The adventures of America's most electric leading man continue. See more »

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Comedy | Drama | Family | Sci-Fi

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$21,630,088 (USA)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The exterior of the warehouse that Ben and Johnny 5 are working out of was filmed on Sorauren Avenue in Toronto. See more »

Goofs

After the factory gets vandalized, Ben and Fred come back inside. Fred says "Benny, you leave me with my back to the wall here...". The audio says "back", but his mouth says "balls". See more »

Quotes

Johnny Five: Doctor Ruth says, "Violence is an expression of sexual frustration".
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Connections

References Footloose (1984) See more »

Soundtracks

Shake, Rattle, and Roll
(uncredited)
Written by Charles F. Calhoun (as Jesse Stone)
Performed by Big Joe Turner
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Not as good as the original, but quite up there.
27 November 1999 | by (In a galaxy far far away...) – See all my reviews

Jonny Five's back... is this a good thing? Actually, yes. The good news is that Fisher Stevens' character, Ben Jahrvi, is the star of this movie and has a lot more attention. In the first movie, he was overshadowed by Steve Guttenberg. Also, the music score is cool too. The bad news is that this movie could have been better. Jonny Five talks more like a human now but that is not necessarily a bad thing. If you've never seen Short Circuit or Short Circuit 2 then please watch you may like it. If you've seen Short Circuit and despised it, then don't watch this.


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