Short Circuit 2

1988 105 Mins Audio: English Maturity Rating 13+
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Watch or Download Short Circuit 2 1988. Director Kenneth Johnson, Cast Tim Blaney, Fisher Stevens, Michael McKean,

Robot Johnny 5 moves to the city to help his friend Ben Jahrvi with his toy manufacturing enterprise, only to be manipulated by criminals who want to use him for their own nefarious purposes. Movie Short Circuit 2

Comedy, Family, Science Fiction, Drama,

robbery, helicopter, diamond, boat, hustler, hitman, ranch, invention, punk rock, police, sequel, heist, gang, robot, entrepreneur,

Short Circuit 2 Parent guide

BBFC Reason
infrequent strong language, moderate sex references SHORT CIRCUIT 2 is a comedy sci-fi about robot Johnny Five, who arrives in New York city and is manipulated by various criminals whilst helping his creator on a business venture.

BBFC Ratings info
language: There is infrequent use of strong language ('f**k'), as well as use of milder terms ('bastard', 'ass', 'dickhead', 'crap', 'piss', 'balls', 'damn', 'God', 'screw'). sex: A woman translates a Spanish phrase as 'my mother sleeps with your dog'. There are passing references to violence being a sign of sexual frustration, to a book entitled ‘Everything you Always Wanted to Know about Sex’, and to a woman making a man's 'jeans steam'. A bikini-clad woman dances in a bar. There are moments of mild slapstick violence where people punch, kick and push each other over. There are also scenes where people hit a robot using an axe and a crowbar.

Sex & Nudity
Sex & Nudity Reason
Brief scene in a gentleman's club with a very scantily clad woman dancing in the background of a few shots. Some mild sexual references.

Violence & Gore
Violence & Gore Reason
Some mild violence. Including one memorable one: Johnny 5 is violently smashed and he leaks. His leaks looks exactly like blood. When he is smashed, his "blood" splatters on the attackers' clothes - one of the attackers is clearly disturbed by this and stalls, but is ordered to continue. Younger viewers particularly small children will find the attack of Johnny 5 upsetting and rather distressing.

Profanity Reason
During a moment in the film, the word "crap-head" is used as if were a term of endearment. Some TV viewings have replaced this word with the milder "sap-head." Several Instances of the "s-word", "a-word"... Two instances of "balls." The phrase "backing up" is used but it sounds like something else.

Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking
Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking Reason
Several Instances of the "s-word", "a-word"... Two instances of "balls."

Frightening & Intense Scenes
Frightening & Intense Scenes Reason
There is a scene where the main character of the film Johnny 5 (robot) is violently attacked with a crowbar and axe. Johnny 5 expresses pain and pleads for its life. The robot spurts and leaks a blood like substance throughout the remainder of the film. The robot does eventually bleed to death during the final scene, but is rescued by its creator Ben Jaharvi (Fisher Stevens). Younger viewers particually small children will find the attack on Johnny 5 and the aftermath upsetting and rather distressing. The above scene is very intense, daunting and quite upsetting.

David Foster Productions, TriStar Pictures,

United States of America,




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