When lovable nerds Gilbert and Lewis embark on their freshman year at Adams College, little do they realize the dangers that await them. They are beset by taunting from the jocks of Alpha Beta fraternity, which only worsens when the jocks accidentally burn down their house and toss the freshmen out of the freshmen dorm. To make matters more problematic, Lewis develops a crush on pretty Betty Childs, popular sorority sister and quarterback's girlfriend. Joined by the aptly named Booger and the violin-playing Poindexter, the nerds soon realize they must form their own fraternity in self-defense. Soon the tables are turned as the nerds employ high-tech warfare against the jocks.... but can they really succeed and make a difference?Written by
Rick Munoz <email@example.com>
The "camera planting" scene was filmed in an old, rat infested house. Only one hallway of the house was actually decorated to look nice for the film. See more »
As the fire department extinguishes the frat house fire, they spray water on the "AB" sign above the door. The distinct blue glow of a gas burner is visible. See more »
[in line at the Kissing Booth at the Homecoming Carnival]
A nerd? I'm not kissing a nerd.
You have to. I paid my money.
[Lewis tries to kiss Betty]
It's time for my break.
[Stan brings a short, fat, ugly woman, instead]
Kiss this, nerd.
I want to do it, Stan. All this kissing has made me horny.
God, Betty, you're like a goat.
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The version that airs on VH1 Classic cuts out most of the more profane language, blurs the word "head" on Booger's "Gimme Head Til I'm Dead" shirt, blurs the jocks' butts during the mooning sequence, cuts the good majority of the "watching the Pis on the cameras" scene, including Booger's infamous "We've got bush!" line. However, unlike most other edited for TV versions, the phrase "god damn" is uncensored. See more »
Right Time for Love
Performed by Jill Michaels and Pat Robinson See more »
Revenge of the 80's: The franchise film series.
Revenge of the Nerds (1984) was a surprise hit. The film follows the adventures of two "nerds" as they go to college and try to join a fraternity. Oh the trials and tribulations they go through. Robert Carradine and Anthony Edwards are the two "nerds"who do everything they can to try and fit in with the rest of the college crowd.
This one is the first and best of the series. They should have left well enough alone. But since this was made during the 80's, a mandatory sequel was made. I recommend this movie. It's entertaining and worth watching. But like all 80's movies
it has to have a message. That's my only real complaint about the movie. A funny film none the less. Just avoid the rest of the series.
Worth a view.
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