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Weird Science (1985)

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Two high school nerds attempt to create the perfect woman, but she turns out to be more than that.

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Storyline

Two unpopular teenagers, Gary Wallace and Wyatt Donnelly, fail at all attempts to be accepted by their peers. Their desperation to be liked leads them to "create" a woman via their computer. Their living and breathing creation is a gorgeous woman, Lisa, whose purpose is to boost their confidence level by putting them into situations which require Gary and Wyatt to act like men. On their road to becoming accepted, they encounter many hilarious obstacles, which gives the movie an overall sense of silliness. Written by Jeff Ranous <uslwsjgr@ibmmail.com>

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2 August 1985 (USA)  »

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$16,300,000 (USA)
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In the opening scene in Wyatt's bedroom, there is a poster on the wall of Y&T's In Rock We Trust release from 1984. John Hughes was a Y&T fan. See more »

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The fake drivers license Lisa gives Wyatt to get into the bar would be rejected by any bar bouncer in Illinois. Besides being cut crooked, the drivers license number doesn't match the name, sex, and birth date information shown on the license. Bouncers know that Illinois drivers license numbers can be decoded to yield that data. The number shown on the license should belong to a female born in 1951 whose last name begins with P. See more »

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Really Good
23 December 2003 | by See all my reviews

One of the best fantasy/sci-fi movies ever. Also a good 80's flick. A lot of very funny jokes and laughs. Anthony Michael Hall and Ilan Mitchell-Smith do a good job playing nerds and are hilarious. Kelly LeBrock as the cyber girl Lisa, is hot. A feel good 80's movies written by the master John Hughes. A must see. They wouldn't be able to make a movies like this these days. I love the 80's.


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