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Short Circuit 2 (1988)

PG | | Comedy, Drama, Family | 6 July 1988 (USA)
Robot Johnny Five comes to the city and gets manipulated by criminals who want him for their own purposes.

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Johnny 5 (voice)
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Dee McCafferty ...
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Bones
Tito Núñez ...
Zorro (as Tito Nuñez)
Jason Kuriloff ...
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Lili Francks ...
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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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Some say he's nuts. Some say he's bolts. But can Number Five make it in the big, bad city? Keep your wires crossed. See more »

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Comedy | Drama | Family | Sci-Fi

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$21,630,088
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In the first Short Circut film Benjamin's last name was Jabituya instead of Jahveri. See more »

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When Johnny 5 is lifting the car, there is a platform on the bottom of it. One minute later the car jumps over a ramp and flips so we can see the bottom again. Now the platform is missing. The platform has only been added to the car for the lifting-scene. See more »

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Johnny Five: [assembling Mini-#5] It's me! Isn't that SPECIAL?
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The Stars and Stripes Forever
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Written by John Philip Sousa
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The first movie I ever taped from TV!
9 October 2004 | by See all my reviews

I have just finished re-watching this pillar of my youth, and was reminded of what a family classic this really is! The sequel to Short Circuit is an improvement on the first film, if only for the inclusion of the then beautiful Cynthia Gibb as Sandy Banatoni (whom I had a HUGE crush on when I first saw the film at the age of around 8). But there are hundreds more memorable moments from the film which came flooding back to me as I watched, much to the annoyance of my housemates.

Great film, maybe not in a 'Pulp Fiction/Donnie Darko' sort of way, but great in a 'Bill & Ted/Flight of the Navigator' way, that it's a testament of my youth and will be shown to my kids when I eventually have some!

p.s. anyone notice a small similarity between Cynthia Gibb in this film and young Potter star Emma Watson? Weird...


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