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Short Circuit 2 (1988)

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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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tim Blaney ... Johnny 5 (voice)
Fisher Stevens ... Ben Jahveri
Michael McKean ... Fred Ritter
Cynthia Gibb ... Sandy Banatoni
Jack Weston ... Oscar Baldwin
Dee McCafferty ... Saunders
David Hemblen ... Jones
Don Lake ... Manic Mike
Damon D'Oliveira ... Bones
Tito Núñez Tito Núñez ... Zorro (as Tito Nuñez)
Jason Kuriloff Jason Kuriloff ... Lil Man
Robert LaSardo ... Spooky
Lili Francks Lili Francks ... Officer Mendez
Wayne Best ... Officer O'Malley
Gerard Parkes ... Priest (as Gerry Parkes)
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Storyline

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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The adventures of America's most electric leading man continue. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Family | Sci-Fi

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 July 1988 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Short Circuit 2: More Input See more »

Filming Locations:

Ontario, Canada See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$21,630,088
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The opening scenes where they are selling on the street is in reality at Yonge and Dundas Street in Toronto. Most of the buildings in the scene are no longer there. The Hard Rock Café building is still there but the Hard Rock closed in 2017, and will be a Shoppers Drug Mart. See more »

Goofs

In the scene where Johnny 5 is attacked, it is obviously summer as the leaves on the trees are in full bloom. In the scenes following Johnny's repair at the Radio Shack it appears to be late fall with no leaves on the trees even though a period of only a few hours has elapsed in the film. See more »

Quotes

Johnny Five: Frederick, I have an important question. Why do humans not like me, call me "craphead"?
Fred: They like you. They like you. Craphead is a compliment.
Johnny Five: Oh...
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References Dirty Harry (1971) See more »

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13 October 2005 | by jessie-montgomerySee all my reviews

Hey I love this movie and the other one too! they are my favourite and Johnny5 (Number5) or J5 is my hero, he is always kind, funny play full, childish and cute. he is just like the friend I have always wanted, PERFECT! If he was with me and my mates all the time I would die! and so would they. he has been my friend for ages! and If there is one thing I learnt whilst watching Short Circuit of Short Circuit 2 is that I will always love Johnny 5 and no matter what I will never stop loving him of forget him like I done. (I saw it when I was little and after a couple of years I saw it a gen and thank god!) So all I can say is if you love Johnny 5 as much as I do then buy this movie and the first and vote it as a 10 star. it will make J5 so happy I know because I E-mail his creator!


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