Short Circuit 2
Short Circuit 2 (1988)

In the sequel to Short Circuit, the lovable robot returns to help out his creator, Ben Jahrvi (Fisher Stevens), and his partner, Fred Reitter (Michael McKean), in their new toy-robot business. However, the warehouse where they have set up… More

Rated: PG
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Release Date: July 6, 1988
DVD Release Date: August 7, 2001
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Critic Score: 38% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Rob Humanick
Projection Booth

An awkward manifestation of both the typically overwritten trappings of a box-office mandated sequel and a seriously thoughtful rumination on free will.

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Phil Villarreal
Arizona Daily Star

One of those "why the?!?!" sequels.

Scott Weinberg
Apollo Guide

Calling Short Circuit 2 a movie is like calling Cool Whip dinner.

Chuck O'Leary
Fantastica Daily

This sequel is slightly better than its barely-above-average predecessor.

James Sanford
Kalamazoo Gazette

Low-wattage sequel

Alex Sandell
Juicy Cerebellum

Entertaining enough, as far as sequels go.

Clint Morris

Just hearing the robot swear is worth the price of rental alone

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Flixster Audience Score: 54% Flixster User Reviews
Phil Hubbs
Back in the days when you didn't get too many sequels (imagine that) we actually got this surprising follow up. Most of the original cast are now long gone… More
Nicki Marie
I can barely remember the first one in all honesty. This one I watched thanks to free movie website Crackle. (I can just see this website is going to be bad… More
Alex roy
Sequel to Shirt Circuit is a good attempt at following up the original film, but honestly, I felt that it could have been better as well. The original film was… More
Tim Barker
We bought this DVD for $2, which is less than the cost of a bootleg. Our son likes it because it has a robot in it. The 1980's kitsch...that's for… More
Lucas Martins
A guilty pleasure. That personally, I think better them the first picture.
Jason Owens
Unlike many sequels, "Short Circuit 2" is a good one. Johnny 5's creator, Ben (Fisher Stevens), is making little robot toys when a man named Fred… More

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