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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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Storyline

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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6 July 1988 (USA)  »

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

A third "Short Circuit" film never happened, due to this film getting mixed reviews and disappointing box-office returns. See more »

Goofs

When the car chase at the end starts it has the plate number BAO 657 on the front and the back. In the middle when they hit the girl on the bike, it has a front plate number of BLA 581, and then later on when Johnny 5 lifts the car it reverts back to the number BAO 657. See more »

Quotes

Ben Jarhvi: [is locked in a freezer with Fred and reading fortune cookies] "The warmth in your heart makes others ha-ha-happy".
Fred: I still like this one
[reads the one in his hand]
Fred: "Opportunity is waiting, you need but to open the door".
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Soundtracks

Tutti Frutti
Written by Little Richard and Dorothy La Bostrie
Performed by Little Richard
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A Very Touching Movie
11 June 2002 | by (Pennsylvania) – See all my reviews

I thought this was a very touching movie. Johnny 5 is a very sympathetic character with real human-like qualities. I enjoyed the romantic angle and I could identify with all the characters. I bought this video for my Mother and she loved it. Overall, I think this is a very underrated movie and I think this is an instance where the sequel is better than the original. Remember, it's a fantasy - it's good escapism.


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