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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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Johnny 5 (voice)
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Sandy Banatoni
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Oscar Baldwin
Dee McCafferty ...
Saunders
David Hemblen ...
Jones
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Manic Mike
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Bones
Tito Núñez ...
Zorro (as Tito Nuñez)
Jason Kuriloff ...
Lil Man
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Spooky
Lili Francks ...
Officer Mendez
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Officer O'Malley
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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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PG | See all certifications »

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6 July 1988 (USA)  »

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$21,630,088 (USA)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

According to Johnny 5, he had his memory upgraded to 500mb between leaving Astoria and going to the city. 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

Chief: [after the cops have captured Johnny Five] Take him down to stolen goods.
Johnny Five: [furiously] I am NOT stolen goods!
Chief: [angrily] OUT!'!
Johnny Five: [while the cops take him away] But hath not a robot eyes? Hath not a robot hands, organs, dimensions, senses, affections, passions? If you prick us, do we not bleed?'!
Chief: Yeah. Battery fluid, maybe.
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Referenced in Tosh.0: Make It Snow Girl (2010) See more »

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Bye Bye Love
Written by Felice Bryant and Boudleaux Bryant
Performed by The Everly Brothers
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Johnny 5 alive?You'd better believe it!

An entertaining film,equal in standard to the first offering involving the loveable robot Johnny 5.We see him travelling to the big city where he meets up with his creator Ben.Johnny turns into a more streetwise robot throughout the film culminating in a thrilling and tearjerking climax.Also the use of telephone dialing tones to reveal Johnny's location was a surprisingly clever touch.Fun for all the family.No dissasemble Jonny 5 never!


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