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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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It's purely sexual (UK) See more »


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2 August 1985 (USA)  »

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Ciencia loca  »

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$16,300,000 (USA)
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John Hughes wrote this film in two days. See more »

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When Gary and Wyatt are saying goodbye to Lisa, Wyatt's computer system is powered off at the beginning of the scene and is powered on by the end. See more »

Quotes

Garry: This isn't my car. This isn't my suit. Those weren't even my friends.
Deb: Why are you telling me this?
Garry: Because I want you to like me for what I am.
Deb: Whatever you are, I like it.
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Courtesy of MCA Records, Inc.
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One of the best comedies I've ever seen.
6 January 2005 | by (Bulgaria) – See all my reviews

This is a story of 2 boys who create a super cool woman. The most funny thing is that these boys are total losers. They are oppressed by the society. Lisa - the cool fictional woman - teaches them how to become popular and brings out their best qualities. The good story combined with the excellent jokes and awkward situations creates a very nice setting for a true comedy. The characters are very well "constructed". One of the most important features of this movie is that it teaches people to be brave.

I watched this movie as a child and i loved it. My opinion is that this should be a classic not just a mere comedy of the 80's. I hope all who watch the movie will be very satisfied with it :)


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