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Breakin' 2: Electric Boogaloo (1984)

A developer tries to bulldoze a community recreation center. The local breakdancers try to stop it.

Director:

Sam Firstenberg

Writers:

Charles Parker (characters), Allen DeBevoise (characters) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Lucinda Dickey ... Kelly
Adolfo Quinones ... Ozone (as Adolfo 'Shabba-Doo' Quinones)
Michael Chambers ... Turbo (as Michael 'Boogaloo Shrimp' Chambers)
Susie Coelho Susie Coelho ... Rhonda (as Susie Bono)
Harry Caesar ... Byron
Jo de Winter Jo de Winter ... Mrs. Bennett (as Jo De Winter)
John Christy Ewing John Christy Ewing ... Mr. Bennett
Steve Notario Steve Notario ... Strobe / Electro-Rockers Dancer (as Steve 'Sugarfoot' Notario)
Sabrina García Sabrina García ... Lucia
Lu Leonard Lu Leonard ... Head Nurse
Ken Olfson ... Randall
Peter MacLean ... Mr. Douglas
Herb Mitchell ... Stanley
Sandy Lipton Sandy Lipton ... Mrs. Snyder
William Cort William Cort ... Howard Howard
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Storyline

A developer tries to bulldoze a community recreation center. The local breakdancers try to stop it.

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Taglines:

If you can't beat the system...break it! See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Musical

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Did You Know?

Trivia

This is one of two films Tri-Star Pictures distributed for Cannon. The other was Lifeforce (1985), which they drastically cut to everyone's dissatisfaction. See more »

Goofs

When Turbo is asks Kelly about the girl he likes in the park, his hand instantly changes from being on his hip to being up to his chest in the following shot. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Mr. Bennett: Well, Kelly, now that you've left your life in the theater, maybe you'd like to reconsider my offer of four years at Princeton.
Kelly: I haven't quit, Dad. I'm just takin' a break. I told you a million times: dance is my life.
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Connections

Referenced in MarzGurl Reviews: The Land Before Time II (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

I Believe in the Beat
Performed by Carol Lynn Townes
Written by Layng Martine III
Rhythm Arrangements by Ollie E. Brown and
Sylvester Rivers (as Sylvester L. Rivers)
Produced by Ollie E. Brown for Brown Sugar Productions
Dedicated to the memory of Irwin Schuster
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This film is what the 80's was all about!
4 September 2004 | by alirock76See all my reviews

Yeah the film is predictable, poorly acted, & the clothes.... well! yet this is exactly was the 80's was all about & why it was the best decade ever. I mean tell me, who didn't enjoy police academy, porkies, those silly troma films & all those ridiculous teenage slasher movies. & then we have the transformers, he-man, visionaries & the best cartoon ever made the THUNDERCATS.... HO! My point is basically the 80's was about having fun & was represented by film, TV & especially music... gap band, shalamar, earth, wind & fire... kool & the gang, & of course the greatest of them all MICHAEL JACKSON (yo' all know!) So in essence remember this film, & it should make you smile & remember just how great life is & how great it was growing up & living through all those silly movies & knight rider, street hawk, tj hooker, automan, airwolf etc & you all remember leg warmers & fluorescent socks & especially wearing shorts on top of your trousers (pants lol) & Mr T long live the A-Team & viva the 80's


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Details

Official Sites:

MGM

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 December 1984 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Breakin' 2 is Electric Boogaloo See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,921,030, 25 December 1984

Gross USA:

$15,101,131

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$15,101,131
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Stereo

Color:

Color (TVC)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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