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Weird Science (1985)
Front Cover Actor Back Cover
Anthony Michael Hall Gary Wallace
Kelly LeBrock Lisa
Ilan Mitchell-Smith Wyatt Donnelly
Bill Paxton Chet Donnelly
Suzanne Snyder Deb
Judie Aronson Hilly
Robert Downey Jr. Ian
Robert Rusler Max
Vernon Wells Lord General
Britt Leach Al Wallace
Movie Details
Genre Comedy; Fantasy; Science Fiction
Director John Hughes
Producer Joel Silver; Jane Vickerilla
Writer John Hughes
Cinematography Matthew F. Leonetti
Musician Ira Newborn
Studio Universal Studios
Language English
Audience Rating PG-13 (Parental Guidance Suggested)
Running Time 94 mins
Country USA
Color Color
IMDb Rating 6.6
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
Personal Details
Seen It Yes
Index 150
Collection Status In Collection
DVD Carousel Carousel 12
Slot 35
Links Amazon US
Movie Collector Connect
Product Details
Edition High School Reunion Collection
Format DVD
Region Region 1
Screen Ratio 1.85:1
Layers Single Side, Dual Layer
UPC (Barcode) 025192114120
Release Date 9/2/2003
Subtitles French; Spanish
Packaging Keep Case
Audio Tracks English Dolby Digital 5.1
Spanish Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround
Nr of Disks/Tapes 1
Extra Features
Remastered With the Original Motion Picture Music! Featuring Roy Orbison, Oingo Boingo, and General Public