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Problem Child 2 (1991)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Family | 3 July 1991 (USA)
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Junior's back in his first adventure since his last! Junior and Ben move to Mortville which seems like the perfect town to live in. The Healys have a nice new house--and Junior get's a cool... See full summary »



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Junior's back in his first adventure since his last! Junior and Ben move to Mortville which seems like the perfect town to live in. The Healys have a nice new house--and Junior get's a cool new room! And young women have formed a line at Ben's door in order to get a piece of him (romantically). Ben does feel he should get remarried so Junior can have a mom, so while Junior adjusts to his new school which includes a little girl who's as bratty as Junior and a teenage brain-dead ignoramous bully in Junior's sixth grade class, Ben finds some dates, which Junior sends running for the hills, in the meantime Junior pulls his infamous tricks on people: blowing up barbecues, taping the bully to the chalkboard, videotaping his babysitter and her boyfriend having sex and broadcasting it for the whole neighborhood to see, same old same old. Meanwhile, Ben meets the gorgeous school nurse (after the school's satellite dish get's pushed on his head) and they, well he, believes it's love at first ... Written by Dylan Self <Robocoptng986127@aol.com>

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This summer, Junior has a brand new friend. See more »


Comedy | Family


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Release Date:

3 July 1991 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Adorable criatura 2  »

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$15,000,000 (estimated)


$25,104,700 (USA)

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1.85 : 1
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Amy Yasbeck, who played Flo Healy in Problem Child (1990), appears here as Annie Young. See more »


When the the school bully Murph is confronted with the realization that Junior has upstaged him in class on the first day , the long shot scene shows Murph removing his left foot off the desk to the floor .. then when we cut back to a close up of Murph the same foot is still resting on desk and then he removes his leg off desk. See more »


'Big' Ben Healy: [in a tree, after falling out of the window] Help me! Help me!
Lawanda Dumore: What is that man doing?
'Big' Ben Healy: I'm 'Big' Ben Healy. I live here.
Lawanda Dumore: You live in that tree?
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18 March 2003 | by (australia) – See all my reviews

I think there's a deeper level of comedy in this movie than the simple dumb jokes and pranks. Things like Junior's deadpan delivery of "these people are dicks" after meeting his new neighbours, his facial expressions and fist clenching whenever someone p***es him off, and his deadpan fake laughter when he gets his revenge. You never really know whether these kind of things are meant to convey the kid's evilness and be taken seriously within the context of the movie, or are just supposed to be completely ridiculous, which just makes them all the more hilarious, moreso than the more obvious actual jokes.

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