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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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Johnny 5 (voice)
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David Hemblen ...
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Bones
Tito Núñez ...
Zorro (as Tito Nuñez)
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Spooky
Lili Francks ...
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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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Some say he's nuts. Some say he's bolts. But can Number Five make it in the big, bad city? Keep your wires crossed. See more »

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Comedy | Drama | Family | Sci-Fi

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6 July 1988 (USA)  »

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$21,630,088
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The alarm system seen on the wall outside of the Radio Shack was purchased from SSI 2000, a security equipment wholesaler. See more »

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When Ben is talking Spanish to Sandy, he says "Tu mama hace el amor con mi perro" to which she translates that to "your mother sleeps with my dog." Although that would be the family-friendly figurative translation the literal translation is "your mother makes love to my dog." See more »

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Johnny Five: Doctor Ruth says, "Violence is an expression of sexual frustration".
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Johnny 5 alive?You'd better believe it!
5 March 2001 | by See all my reviews

An entertaining film,equal in standard to the first offering involving the loveable robot Johnny 5.We see him travelling to the big city where he meets up with his creator Ben.Johnny turns into a more streetwise robot throughout the film culminating in a thrilling and tearjerking climax.Also the use of telephone dialing tones to reveal Johnny's location was a surprisingly clever touch.Fun for all the family.No dissasemble Jonny 5 never!


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