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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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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)  »

Also Known As:

Ciencia loca  »

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$16,300,000 (USA)
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Anthony Michael Hall makes a reference to a girlfriend from Canada. His character "Brian" from The Breakfast Club (1985) also makes a reference to an imaginary girlfriend from Canada. See more »

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Lisa gets a beer for Gary and puts it down in front of him at the beginning of the scene when she meets his parents. A minute later, the glass of beer is gone. See more »

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Susan, Perfume Salesgirl: You guys looking for something for your mom?
[Gary and Wyatt exchanged an amused look]
Garry: I really don't think so...
[reads her nametag]
Garry: Sue.
Susan, Perfume Salesgirl: [astonished] You guys have... girlfriends?
Garry: You know, I really wouldn't refer to a 23-year-old woman as a girlfriend... more of a lover...
WyattGarry: Lover... mistress.
Wyatt: Sexpot.
Garry: Sexpot is what she is.
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TENDERNESS
By Roger Charlery, David Wakeling & Michael Billingham
Performed by General Public
Courtesy of I.R.S. Records / Virgin Records, Ltd.
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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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