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Weird Science (1985)

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

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Gary Wallace
... Lisa
... Wyatt Donnelly
... Chet Donnelly
... Deb
... Hilly
... Ian (as Robert Downey)
... Max
... Lord General
... Al Wallace
Barbara Lang ... Lucy Wallace
... Mutant Biker
Ivor Barry ... Henry Donnelly
Ann Coyle ... Carmen Donnelly (as Anne Bernadette Coyle)
Suzy J. Kellems ... Gymnast
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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)  »

Also Known As:

Ciencia loca  »

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Budget:

$7,500,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$23,834,048

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$38,934,048
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Trivia

On the last day of filming, Robert Rusler auditioned for the role of Ron Grady in A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge (1985). Robert Downey, Jr. drove him to the audition. See more »

Goofs

When Gary was talking about getting kneed in his privates at the "Kandy Bar", Wyatt is supposed to say "worst pain there is" but his mouth stops moving after "worst pain". See more »

Quotes

Gary Wallace: Mom, I never toss off to anything!
Lucy Wallace: [crying] You told me you were combing your hair!
Gary Wallace: But I was! I was!
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Referenced in That Mitchell and Webb Look: Episode #3.5 (2009) See more »

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Oh, Pretty Woman
Written by Roy Orbison, Bill Dees
Performed by Van Halen
(Original Theatrical & Restored DVD Versions)
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God bless the 80's, and may they live on way after their time! This film captures the 80's geeks, preps, and class rivalry. It was a hard time to fit in, but a fun time, like most teenagers, I had these fantasies that this movie reflects on. I can not believe they got Wes from the Road Warrior to do a part. The scene where the computer animated women talks to Michael Halls parent is hilarious, but sick. The stuff going out of the chimney, the MX missile, and the kitchen turning blue is funny. Bill Paxion or chet is a classic wait and see what happens to him. Anyways rent it live it and be it! 8/10


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