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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 Five (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
Wayne Best ...
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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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 (USA)
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Trivia

Jack Weston came on to this film after production was completed on his previous films "Dirty Dancing" and "Ishtar", both released in 1987. See more »

Goofs

A cable is visible while the 'No. 5' toy jumps from the department store counter during the opening sequence. See more »

Quotes

Johnny Five: Hey you, here's Johnny!
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Bo Diddley
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Great movie!
17 June 2007 | by (The Back of Beyond, in the Void behind Reality) – See all my reviews

I watched this movie when I was around 11 years old (1991). It was great and I also saw Short Circuit 1. Short Circuit 2 was liked better by me back then and after watching them both again, I still like the 2nd one better. Johnny's voice is much better and he looks better too. The acting by the two leading men and the female department store worker is very good too. The plot in the movie is excellent and I recommend this movie to everyone. There's a lot of junk on T.V. these days and the quality has deteriorated very badly the last decade or so. This movie is the movie one needs to see if he wants to escape that junk and watch something that is enjoyable.


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