Yet another John Hughes classic, Weird Science made every teenage boy’s fantasy a reality, create your own real life dream girl from the comfort of your own bedroom!
Wyatt and Gary are two awkward American high school teenagers who are struggling with girls and the popular crowd. On top of this they have Wyatt’s bully of a brother Chet making their lives a misery.
While watching Frankenstein one night, they come up with the idea to create their own perfect woman! Using their computer, magazine cut outs, some jump leads and a Barbie doll, Wyatt and Gary get to work. Thanks to some strange weather conditions and a power surge, up pops the stunning Lisa!
With Lisa’s help, the boys turn from a couple of geeks into popular Ferrari driving teens who can suddenly pick up girls with relative ease.
The usual John Hughes party ensues with a few twists and turns before the climax involving their families and some strange men on bikes!
Weird Science Rating
An all time classic, fun and great to watch more than once, Weird Science gets a Brat Pack rating of 9/10.
Weird Science Trivia
The actor who played Wyatt somewhat turned his backing on Hollywood and is now a high level graduate assistant in the English department of a Texas University.
One of the kids from the mall scene in Weird Science, Cliff, was also one of Anthony Michael Hall’s sidekicks in Sixteen Candles.
Weird Science Characters
Gary Wallace – played by Anthony Michael Hall
Lisa – played by Kelly LeBrock
Ian – played by Robert Downey Jr