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Revenge of the Nerds II: Nerds in Paradise (1987)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy  |  10 July 1987 (USA)
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The rising college nerds set out to a convention in Florida, but are not welcomed by the Alpha Beta representatives.

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Get out your white socks! This time our suave college heroes hit the road for fun and fraternity in Florida. Another opportunity for brains to triumph over brawn. How can the girls possibly resist their geeky charms? Written by Craig Clarke <clarkec@topaz.cqu.edu.au>

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A suttyók visszavágnak 2: Gyagyás nyaralás  »

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$30,063,289 (USA)
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MTV ran a promotion called the MTV Body Snatchers involving the Beastie Boys where one of the prizes was to be an extra in this movie. See more »

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The nerds are being forced to remove their clothes and chant after witnessing the sacrifice of the virgin at the Seminole Fortress/Alligator Pit. As they are running out of the pit, Lamar tries to grab his shirt and drops it. As he drops it, the shirt falls into the Alligator pit. The actor playing a Seminole Warrior attempts to catch it with his foot before it falls into the pit. See more »

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[Ogre is being initiated into the Tri-Lambs]
Gilbert Lowell: Our newest Tri-Lamb may drink.
Lewis Scolnick: Right this way, Frederick.
Ogre: Ogre, Louie.
Lewis ScolnickGilbert Lowell: [firmly] Frederick.
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The film opens with a Star Wars-like crawl (preceded by Skolnick's pocket protector) summarizing the Tri-Lambs exploits from the first film. See more »

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References The Terminator (1984) See more »

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Back to Paradise
Performed by .38 Special (as 38 Special)
Written by Bryan Adams (as Adams) / Jim Vallance (as Vallance) / Neil Giraldo (as Geraldo)
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OK it's not as good as the original, but it's a fun 90 minutes anyway
2 March 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The 1984 comedy 'Revenge of the Nerds' was a hit in it's time and has had a much deserved following for decades. It's no surprise that a sequel, let alone 3, was produced a few years later. Though it didn't do nearly as well as it's predecessor, this sequel is still a fun way to kill an hour and a half.

Pros: A funny 'Star Wars' style opening. A still very appealing original cast and some great newcomers. Some good humor and sight gags. Plenty of beautiful Florida scenery. A quick pace. The datedness adds to the overall fun and feel of the movie. Like the original there's plenty memorable scenes.

Cons: Some of the humor falls flat. The plot is pretty thin. They try to recreate some things from the original, for example the music performance, but with lesser results.

Final thoughts: None of the sequels to the original 'Nerds' film will ever be mistaken for comedy gems, but you could certainly do much worse. At least they didn't make as many sequels as were made to 'Police Academy.'

My rating: 3/5


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