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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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Ben Healy
... Junior Healy
... 'Big' Ben Healy
... Lawanda Dumore
... Annie Young
... Trixie Young
... Mr. Peabody
... Smith
... Aron Burger
... Debbie Claukinski
... Mr. Thorn
Martha Quinn ... Emily
... Voytek
... Murph
Krystle Mataras ... Dolly (as Krystal Mataras)
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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 bad. She's worse. See more »

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Comedy | Family

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Also Known As:

Adorable criatura 2  »

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Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$25,104,700
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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 »

Goofs

In the scene where the Crazy Dance is suppose to be going fast, it is obvious that the clip is simply sped up. You can tell by watching the paces of the people in the background. See more »

Quotes

Ben Healy: Junior's getting worse, we can't even figure out what he did to that dog!
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Connections

Featured in 1992 MTV Movie Awards (1992) See more »

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Bad to the Bone
Written and Performed by George Thorogood
Courtesy of EMI Records USA, a division of Capitol Records, Inc.
By Arrangement with CEMA Special Markets
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WHAT'S SO BAD ABOUT THIS MOVIE??
16 April 2000 | by See all my reviews

Okay, I saw this movie when I was like 8 for the first time and I loved it. Now i'm 15 and I still love it! What's so awful about about it? It's about this 8-year old kid named Junior Healy, he's bad. After leaving his hometown with his foster father Ben Healy they move to Mortville. Junior has a little problem at school, this little girl is making his life a living hell. His father meets the school nurse Annie who is basically a fox. But she shows no interest. Then he meets rich woman Lawanda Dumore, who is also a fox but is a scary witch and hates Junior. Junior then finds out that the girl who is tormenting him is Annie's daughter. So he tries to fix them up. Along the way him and the girl, Trixie, become friends. Now theyre trying to get there parents together and get rid of Lawanda. I love this movie! I give it ***½ out of *****!!


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