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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze (1991)

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The Turtles and the Shredder battle once again, this time for the last canister of the ooze that created the Turtles, with which Shredder wants to unleash an army of new mutants.

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Michaelangelo / Soho Man
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Donatello / Foot #3
Kenn Scott ...
Raphael (as Kenn Troum)
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Leonardo / News Room Staff
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Shredder (as Francois Chau)
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Joseph Amodei ...
Parlor Owner
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Storyline

The turtles find out where the Ooze, the substance which made them mutate, came from. Unfortunately Shredder learns about it too, and uses it to enhance himself. So the turtles have to prove again who's the better ninja fighter. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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Cowabunga, it's the new turtle movie. See more »


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22 March 1991 (USA)  »

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As Tartarugas Ninja II - O Segredo do Ooze  »

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$25,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$78,656,813 (USA)
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Trivia

Starting in this film, Paige Turco takes over the role of April O'Neil. Turco bares more a resemblance to the character as she's seen in the original Mirage comic book. The original Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990) actress, Judith Hoag, was never even approached about the idea of reprising her role from the first movie, and she blames it on her own personal complaining - particularly about the six-day schedule and the amount of violence in the movie. See more »

Goofs

In the first fight scene, when the turtles come down the stairs behind Keno, they come to a stop. Before they jump into the air for the title screen, you can see them jump onto what is assumed to be a trampoline. See more »

Quotes

Shredder: Tonight we leave a calling card for the Turtles. Tomorrow... We force a final confrontation.
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Referenced in TMNT (2007) See more »

Soundtracks

Awesome (You Are My Hero)
Written by D. Mob (as D. Poku) and Manuela Kamosi
©1991 EMI Songs Ltd. (Administered by EMI Blackwood Music Inc.)/BMC Publishing and Bogam Publishing (Administered by Colgems - EMI Music Inc.)
Performed by Manuela Kamosi (as Ya Kid K)
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This sequel is entertaining enough to overcome certain silliness and flaws.
6 September 2005 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

The fearsome foursome turtles go after the glowing cannister that mutated them as babies. While the turtles are trying to find the meaning of their lives and the ooze is slipped into the hands of the evil Shredder (Francois Chau). Shredder asks the help of an unwillingly scientist (David Warner) to make his mutant allies, Rahzar and Tokka. The Turles seeks help with the young pizza deliver boy-Keno (Ernie Reyes, Jr.). The Heroes dive into action and of course, Pizza!

Directed by Michael Pressman (Doctor Detroit, Some Kind of Hero, To Gillian on Her 37th Birthday) made an entertaining sequel. This is a bigger budgeted film than the first movie. As usual, the highlight is the animatronic characters by Jim Henson's creature shop. The plot of the sequel is extremely silly but never boring. Paige Turco replaced Judith Hoag from the original and Turco is appealing in the film. Too Bad, Elias Koteas didn't return for the sequel and Corey Feldman didn't return to voice Donatello also. The film was a hit like the original. The only flaw in the sequel is the ending, which it is a mess. Rapper:Vanilla Ice appears in a embarrassing cameo. This sequel is amusing for the kids and fun for the fans of the comic book series. (*** ½/*****).


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