Short Circuit 2
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Fisher Stevens reprises his role of Ben Jahrvi, the co-inventor of the cute robot Number Five, in this sequel to Short Circuit. Since the last film, Ben has moved to the city, where he lives in a truck and sells toy Number Fives as a street vendor. Ben plies his trade until one day luck strikes in the form of Sandy (Cynthia Gibb), a toy buyer in dire straits who offers Ben $50,000 if he can quickly churn out a thousand toy robots. Offering to help the naive Ben is street con man Fred (Michael McKean), who becomes Ben's partner and finances the burgeoning enterprise through a loan shark.… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 38%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"An awkward manifestation of both the typically overwritten trappings of a box-office mandated sequel and a seriously thoughtful rumination on free will."
‑ Rob Humanick, Projection Booth
"One of those "why the?!?!" sequels."
‑ Phil Villarreal, Arizona Daily Star
"Calling Short Circuit 2 a movie is like calling Cool Whip dinner."
‑ Scott Weinberg, Apollo Guide
"This sequel is slightly better than its barely-above-average predecessor."
‑ Chuck O'Leary, Fantastica Daily
"Low-wattage sequel"
‑ James Sanford, Kalamazoo Gazette
"Entertaining enough, as far as sequels go."
‑ Alex Sandell, Juicy Cerebellum
"Just hearing the robot swear is worth the price of rental alone"
‑ Clint Morris, Moviehole
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