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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)
Jason Kuriloff ...
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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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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

When Johnny 5 gears up at the Radio Shack and gets ready to go after Oscar and the thugs, Johnny 5 gives himself a Mohawk. it was written as a nod to Taxi Driver (1987), in which Travis Bickle (Robert De Niro), a mentally unstable taxi driver gives himself a Mohawk before he sets out to assassinate Senator Charles Palatine and save teenage prostitute Iris Steensman from her pimps. See more »

Goofs

While Johnny explores the city for the first time, he rolls past a water fountain and the streets are wet with rain. In the very next shot, the streets are dry. See more »

Quotes

[Johnny Five is prompting Ben on his date with Sandy]
Ben Jarhvi: [reading sign] "Tu mama hace el amor con mi perro."
Sandy Banatoni: Wait. I know a little Spanish.
Johnny Five: [waving his arms] Oh, no no no. No no!
Sandy Banatoni: My mother... sleeps... with your dog?
Johnny Five: [covering his eyes] Oh, no!
Ben Jarhvi: Uh, well, that's an expression in-in my country, where, uh, sometimes we are speaking... Spanish. It does not mean that your mother is sleeping with my dog. Oh, no no. It means that, uh, the people that she is sleeping with, they are, they are like dogs!
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Referenced in Workaholics: Trivia Pursuits (2015) See more »

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Shake, Rattle, and Roll
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Written by Charles F. Calhoun (as Jesse Stone)
Performed by Big Joe Turner
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One Of The Best!!!!!!
2 February 2001 | by See all my reviews

This brings back memories from my childhood. I used to watch this movie when I was a little kid and I loved it. Johnny 5 is so kool and Ben is funny. This is a great movie for the family , especially for kids. Probably the best family movie out there and probably better than the first Short Circuit.


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