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Zapped! (1982)

A high school science nerd gains telekinetic powers after a laboratory accident and uses them for revenge upon bullies.
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Storyline

Barney Springboro and Peyton Nichols are fun-loving high school students working on a science project with white mice. When one of the mice begins to move food toward itself with out touching it, Barney finds he has accidentally discovered a formula for telekinetic powers. Now, how much trouble can a high school kid who can move things with just his mind get into? Written by John Vogel <jlvogel@comcast.net>

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Comedy | Fantasy | Sci-Fi

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3 September 1982 (USA)  »

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The Whiz Kid  »

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$16,897,768
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Trivia

The only original cast member from this movie to return in this film's sequel Zapped Again! (1990) made and released about eight years later was actress Sue Ane Langdon. See more »

Goofs

In the close-up of Jane's sweater just before it pops open, you can see that it is buttoned with the left side over the right. When it pops open the buttons stay on the material on the left side of the sweater and there are button holes on the right. The shirt wasn't actually buttoned. See more »

Quotes

Dexter Jones: Alan, take your finger outta your nose. What'd I tell you about that shit? Now suck it!
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Reportedly, Avco Embassy president Blossom Kahn was named an executive producer on the picture, but instead received an Executive in Charge of Production credit for the Embassy production house. See more »

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Just for Fun
Music by Charles Fox
Lyrics by Stephen Geyer (as Steve Geyer)
Performed by Rick Derringer
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Awesome 80's Movie that leaves you feeling good!
25 March 1999 | by See all my reviews

I saw this movie when it first came out, and just recently purchased it. It is a movie from the 80's that is just about fun and you don't have to worry about confronting any issues or tackling any controversial subjects. It is just a fun romp into a fantasy that we all probably had when we were in high school, to have some sort of "special power" that made us different from everyone else. I say if you just want to forget today's world just pop in this movie and relax for 1hr 38min!


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