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Weird Science (1985)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi | 2 August 1985 (USA)
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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Comedy | Romance | Sci-Fi

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2 August 1985 (USA)  »

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Ciencia loca  »

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$7,500,000 (estimated)

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$16,300,000 (USA)
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Wyatt's computer is a Memotech MTX512 with an FDX add-on. See more »

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When Lisa first steps through the bedroom door after the boys create her, she's making a sultry pout. In the next shot she's smiling broadly. See more »

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Susan, Perfume Salesgirl: You guys looking for something for your mom?
[Gary and Wyatt exchanged an amused look]
Gary Wallace: I really don't think so...
[reads her nametag]
Gary Wallace: Sue.
Susan, Perfume Salesgirl: [astonished] You guys have... girlfriends?
Gary Wallace: You know, I really wouldn't refer to a 23-year-old woman as a girlfriend... more of a lover...
Gary WallaceWyatt: Lover... mistress.
Wyatt: Sexpot.
Gary Wallace: Sexpot is what she is.
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GONNA FLY NOW
Performed By Bill Conti
Courtesy of MGM/UA Home Ent. Group Inc./EMI America Records
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Total fun!
1 January 2001 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

WEIRD SCIENCE was a great movie made in the mid 80s.The cast is pretty cool,it is fairly well acted,and its total fun! The film develops nicely from beginning nearly till the end,the last 15 minutes of the film are rather unnecessary.Although not the best 80s film out,it is a great imaginary film,with pretty cool SFX. Bill Paxton did an exceptionally well performance,i had total fun watching this movie,you will too!

7.5 out of 10


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