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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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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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Comedy | Romance | Sci-Fi

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2 August 1985 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Ciencia loca  »

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$7,500,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$23,834,048

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$38,934,048
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Robert Rusler said the first scene he ever filmed as a professional actor, was when his character Max dumps the Slushee on Gary and Wyatt. He also said the celebratory handshake he does with Robert Downey, Jr. right before pouring the Slushee was improvised between the two of them. See more »

Goofs

When Chet finds Gary and Deb in Wyatt's room, he hits them in the head with the barrel of the shotgun, and as it's not actually made of metal it clearly bends. Chet's hands also change position between shots. See more »

Quotes

Chet: Like your panties!
Wyatt: It's a joke, Chet!
Chet: That's not a joke, that's a severe behavioral disorder. I mean, the next thing you know, you'll be wearing a bra on your head!
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Connections

Referenced in Weird Science: The Bazooka Boys (1994) See more »

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The Circle
Performed by Max Carl
Produced by Peter Hauke
Courtesy of MCA Records, Inc.
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Total fun!
1 January 2001 | by 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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