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Weird Science (1985) Fantasy Movie Review

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Weird Science (1985)

Yes, that is Bill Paxton as Ilan Mitchell-Smith’s militaristic big brother. And that’s Robert Downey Jr. as one of the in-crowd jerks who makes nerds Mitchell-Smith and Hall’s lives miserable. Fortunately, this is a John Hughes comedy and our smart nerds create the perfect woman, Lisa (Kelly LeBrock), using a computer and voodoo. Lisa is a willing sex toy, has magical powers, and just wants to help the boys get even and meet nice babes. She even cleans up. The fantasy ebullience of Hughes is given full rein here and that’s good and bad (mostly good). It’s all aimed at a certain kind of hormone-addled, 16-year-old sensibility; but who doesn’t have a little bit of that in them? —Keith Simanton


Two high school nerds attempt to create the perfect woman, but she turns out to be more than that.

About Weird Science (1985)

Title: Weird Science
Year: 1985
Starring: Michael Berryman, Bill Paxton, Robert Downey Jr., Robert Rusler, Vernon Wells, John Kapelos, Mikul Robins, Suzanne Snyder, Wallace Langham, Jill Whitlow, Fred D. Scott, Anthony Michael Hall, Ilan Mitchell-Smith, Judie Aronson, Todd Hoffman, Britt Leach, D'Mitch Davis, Barbara Lang, Mary Steelsmith, Ivor Barry, Ann Coyle, Suzy J. Kellems, Vince Townsend Jr., Chino 'Fats' Williams, Theodocia Goodrich, Johnny Timko, Kelly LeBrock, Darren Harris, Renee Props, Michael Cramer
Runtime: 94 minutes
Director: John Hughes
Score: 2.5 / 5 stars
Avg. Rating: 3.55/5 stars from 7 users. Reviews: 7.
Genre: Fantasy, Comedy, Romance

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