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Short Circuit 2 (1988)

PG | | Comedy, Drama, Family | 6 July 1988 (USA)
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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:
... Johnny 5 (voice)
... Ben Jahveri
... Fred Ritter
... Sandy Banatoni
... Oscar Baldwin
... Saunders
... Jones
... Manic Mike
... Bones
Tito Núñez ... Zorro (as Tito Nuñez)
Jason Kuriloff ... Lil Man
... Spooky
Lili Francks ... Officer Mendez
... Officer O'Malley
... Priest (as Gerry Parkes)
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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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Comedy | Drama | Family | Sci-Fi

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$21,630,088
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The exterior of the warehouse that Ben and Johnny 5 are working out of was filmed on Sorauren Avenue in Toronto. See more »

Goofs

When the airplanes are going over Johnny 5 to get rid of the thugs that are attacking him the second plane is going around the corner and Oscar is standing up; in the next shot he is still kneeling on the ground. See more »

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Johnny Five: Oscar, you will not get away! I am really PISSED OFF!
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Referenced in The Goldbergs: I Rode a Hoverboard! (2014) See more »

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Holding Out For A Hero
Written by Jim Steinman and Dean Pitchford
Performed by Bonnie Tyler
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Great movie!
17 June 2007 | by See all my reviews

I watched this movie when I was around 11 years old (1991). It was great and I also saw Short Circuit 1. Short Circuit 2 was liked better by me back then and after watching them both again, I still like the 2nd one better. Johnny's voice is much better and he looks better too. The acting by the two leading men and the female department store worker is very good too. The plot in the movie is excellent and I recommend this movie to everyone. There's a lot of junk on T.V. these days and the quality has deteriorated very badly the last decade or so. This movie is the movie one needs to see if he wants to escape that junk and watch something that is enjoyable.


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