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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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He's back... and he's got a friend. See more »

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Comedy | Family

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3 July 1991 (USA)  »

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$15,000,000 (estimated)

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$25,104,700 (USA)
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Trivia

The film contains a number of subtle references to the "Back to the Future" film series, which was also produced by Universal. In the first classroom scene, Mr. Thorn is writing rules on the blackboard, and at the bottom it says, "No Slackers." Mr. Thorn is played by James Tolkan, who played Mr. Strickland in the "Back to the Future" series, and was fond of calling both Marty and his father slackers. One of the other rules is "No Tardies". Strickland gave Marty his fourth tardy slip in a row in his first appearance in the first film. One of the large stone cats that adorned the Hill Valley clock tower is quite visible when Ben follows Annie out of the auditorium. Also, some then-commercially available toy miniatures of the De Lorean, and the 2015 police car and taxi cab can be seen in Junior's roach motel. See more »

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When Lawanda approaches the meteorite, she holds her left arm to stop it. In the next shot it's her right arm, then back to her left. See more »

Quotes

Junior: [thinking in his head] This babysitter sucks!
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Connections

Spoofs The Bad Seed (1956) See more »

Soundtracks

Walk Away
Written by Leslie Howe, Alanis Morissette, Frank Levin, Louise Reny
Performed by Alanis Morissette (as Alanis)
Courtesy of Host Mustard Records
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A great movie for a rainy day...
4 May 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

and nothing else.

One of my friends bought the Problem Child Tantrum Pack (contains the first two "Problem Child"s in one disc), and we decided to watch the sequel because it was "funnier".

There were many funny moments in the movie (the vomit scene, that's all I need to say.), Nippy the dog after eating CHOW DOWN, and numerous others. The movie is nothing but toilet humor, but it's hilarious. Other than the funny moments, though, this movie has little to offer.

John Ritter annoys the crap out of me, because it sounds like he's reading out of a book. The man can't act in this one, sorry.

Although I can't say if I would find the movie funny now...(we were blown when we watched it), it's a perfect movie for a rainy day...but nothing else. Don't expect Oscar material on this one, guys.


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