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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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It's all in the name of science. Weird Science. See more »


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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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Trivia

The goodbye scene between Anthony Michael Hall, Ilan Mitchell-Smith and Kelly LeBrock moved John Hughes to tears. See more »

Goofs

Gary's shoes at his headboard change positions between shots. See more »

Quotes

Lisa: [smiles] That's my boys.
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Referenced in The Family Truckster (2003) See more »

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TESLA GIRLS
Performed by Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark (as OMD)
Courtesy of Virgin Records, Ltd. / A&M Records
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fun 80s.
28 April 2002 | by (CALIFORNIA) – See all my reviews

I rented WEIRD SCIENCE almost three years ago. It was a five day rental, and I watched it like seven times! It was a movie thats fun to watch. You can watch it over and over aguin and it would still be fun. I think all teens and pre-teens should love this movie.


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