Weird Science

Find Movie Theaters & Showtimes

Set your location to find movies & theaters nearby
Hmm... we couldn't find any showtimes for this date and location.

Videos & Photos

Movie Info & Cast


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


  • Anthony Michael Hall
  • Kelly LeBrock
  • Ilan Mitchell-Smith
  • Bill Paxton
  • Suzanne Snyder
  • Judie Aronson
  • Robert Downey Jr.
  • Robert Rusler
  • Vernon Wells
  • Britt Leach

Did You Know?


  • Wyatt's computer is a Memotech MTX512, with an FDX add-on.
See more »


  • Gary's Cubs hat When they're using the computer to create Lisa.
See more »


    • Chet: You're stewed, buttwad!
    • [looks around; nervously]
    • Wyatt: Me?
    • Chet: Do you know what time it is?
    • [guessing]
    • Wyatt: Two?
    • Chet: Time to play the fiddler.
    • Wyatt: I was kind-of counting on you to be human about this...
    • [Chet grabs him by his lapels and shoves him hard against the wall]
See more »
Movie details provided by

Atom User Reviews

No one has posted a user review yet.



The center of the film is the simple, almost elementary insight that fantasies can be hazardous: You've got to be careful what you ask for, because you might get it.

Metacritic review by Roger Ebert
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

Weird Science is a nerd-reform film, down to its dewy finale in which all concerned have learned a Lesson About Life. But it's almost always fun. At its best, it's more proof that Hughes is one of American movies' unusual talents. He's an original. [2 Aug 1985, p.C1]

Metacritic review by Bill Cosford
Bill Cosford
Miami Herald

What a disappointment Weird Science is! A wonderful writer-director has taken a cute idea about two teenage Dr. Frankensteins creating a perfect woman by computer and turned it into a vulgar, mindless, special-effects-cluttered wasteland.

Metacritic review by Gene Siskel
Gene Siskel
Chicago Tribune