• Carl Sandell

    Watched by Carl Sandell 19 Oct, 2014

    Aggressively offensive in its casual sexism and racism. The dream woman is created with the intelligence of a fifth grader (before a picture of Einstein is added to make her smarter) and is loyal to her owners who discuss trading her for a couple of other girls.

    The moral of the story is that these boys are perfectly fine the way they are and don't need attributes of popularity to score with hot girls. This completely disregards the fact that…

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  • Paul Robinson

    ★★★★ Rewatched by Paul Robinson 18 Oct, 2014

    This is quite possible my favourite John Hughes film. He’s done plenty of brilliant 80’s teen comedies that have all withstood the test of time, but this one really hits the spot. Get out your neon socks, kick back and prepare to enjoy this 80’s saturated comedy adventure. It is pure 80’s indulgence.

    Gary and Wyatt are two rather unpopular teenagers. Failing to be accepted by their peers and the girls at school they attempt to create the perfect woman…

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  • Joe DiCanio

    ½ Watched by Joe DiCanio 14 Feb, 2011

    Rating: D-

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  • Steve Magoo

    ★★★★ Watched by Steve Magoo 22 Sep, 2014

    How i called myself an 80's fan before watching is beyond me! Loved this movie. You really can't make these types of movies anymore. :) I'm excited to watch this movie again. Bill Paxton is great as ever. John Hughes really was the king of the 80's

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  • sprizzle

    ★★ Watched by sprizzle 12 Sep, 2014 4

    What kind of high-powered mutant weed were they smoking in the 80s?

    Seriously, who came up with this idea? I mean I understand why the basic idea is a useable movie idea. Computers are fairly new, nerdy, people don't understand them, etc. We have fancy new computer graphic systems that would be great to put to use. Let's have two outcast teens create a woman with a computer. From scratch. Like just using a computer and nothing else. I'm really…

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  • Jeremy Milks

    ★★★★ Watched by Jeremy Milks 30 Aug, 2014

    "I wouldn't give a squirt of piss for your ass right now."

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  • Rob McGregor

    ★★½ Rewatched by Rob McGregor 12 Apr, 2014

    In which... two nerds put bras on their heads, make a computer genie who is also a supermodel, and then throw a party... and somehow John Hughes makes it all, mostly, work... if only also date much quickly than some of his other works.

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  • Andy Summers

    ★★★ Watched by Andy Summers 16 Aug, 2014

    Some eighties films don't age quite as well as others. John Hughes's The Breakfast Club still resonates with anyone of a certain age who grew up with those characters and is still regarded as THE teen high-water mark for coming-of-age films. It has everything and has lost none of its freshness despite almost thirty years having gone by. Hughes's Weird Science on the other hand isn't as polished or as funny as that Brat Pack classic and although there are…

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  • Christian Flemm

    ★★½ Watched by Christian Flemm 12 Aug, 2014

    There's something about WEIRD SCIENCE that just doesn't do it for me. Maybe it's the shooting style, the overall quality, or the messy plot, I don't know. The humor was hit-and-miss with me, so like I said, some will like this more than others.

    However it is really cool to see John Hughes right before he truly shot to fame with THE BREAKFAST CLUB, FERRIS BUELLER'S DAY OFF, etc. (even though BREAKFAST CLUB release the same year). This film is…

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  • Marcello

    ★★½ Rewatched by Marcello 07 Aug, 2014

    One of my favourite movies as a kid. Doesn't have the impact anymore, of course. But still couple of good jokes and decent acting. Awesome title song.

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  • Twan

    ★★★★ Rewatched by Twan 05 Jul, 2014 2

    Robert Downey Jnr's sappy blinking is one of the greatest moments of cinematic history.

    The dark haired lad's Edward Furlong voice isn't.

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  • jenny_jacobi

    ★★½ Watched by jenny_jacobi 27 Jun, 2014

    I didn't really remember how kind of sexist this movie is...

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