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Video Review: 'Circuitry Man II: Plughead Rewired'

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Circuitry Man II: Plughead Rewired

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
performer:
Jim Metzler, Vernon Wells, Dennis Christopher, Deborah Shelton, Traci Lords
director:
Robert Lovy, Steven Lovy
author:
Robert Lovy, Steven Lovy
genre:
Horror, Sci-fi and Fantasy

We gave it a C-

The 1990 Circuitry Man must have made the meager profit necessary to keep video-store shelves greased with annoying sequels, because all Circuitry Man II does is recycle the first tale of bizarre characters and murderous android Plugheads. The meandering plot still makes a good excuse for video sex symbols Deborah Shelton and Traci Lords to play against type as an FBI agent and a bioengineer, and Jim Metzler proves he’s still one of the more interesting genre guys around with his return as a compulsively suicidal and romantic ”synthetic.” C-

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