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    Unique ID Code: 0000198915
    Added by: David Simpson
    Added on: 13/7/2019 07:38
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    Weird Science

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    Certificate: 12
    Running Time: 94 Mins
    Retail Price: £24.99
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    Content Type: Movie

    If you can't get a date... make one! After proving himself the king of heartfelt teen flicks with Sixteen Candles and The Breakfast Club, writer-director John Hughes infused the genre with a hefty dose of wacked-out sci-fi comedy in Weird Science, a film where every teenage boy's wildest fantasies come to life.

    Perenially picked-on high school nerds Gary (Anthony Michael Hall, Sixteen Candles) and Wyatt (Ilan Mitchell-Smith) are sick of their status at the bottom of the social food chain. Using Wyatt s computer, the two hatch a plan to create their dream woman and following a massive power surge, that woman unexpectedly appears in the form of Lisa (Kelly LeBrock). Gorgeous, intelligent, and blessed with limitless magic powers, Lisa makes the boys dreams come true... but what about Wyatt s gun-toting psycho older brother Chet (Bill Paxton), and the two bullies (Robert Downey Jr and Vamp's Robert Rusler) determined to put them back in their place?

    Inspired by EC Comics and boosted by a killer soundtrack (including the classic title theme by Oingo Boingo), Weird Science has never looked better than in this new special edition, including an exclusive extended version of the film featuring deleted scenes never released on home video before.

    Special Features:
    ◾New restoration by Arrow Films from a 4K scan of the original negative
    ◾High Definition (1080p) Blu-rayTM presentation of the original Theatrical Version of the film (94 mins), plus seamlessly-branched exclusive Extended Version (97 mins), featuring two additional scenes newly remastered in high-definition
    ◾Edited-for-TV version of the film (SD only, 94 mins), plus comparison featurette highlighting the alternate dubs and edits
    ◾Option to watch additional scenes from the Extended Version separately
    ◾Casting Weird Science , an all-new interview with casting director Jackie Burch
    ◾Dino The Greek, a newly-filmed interview with supporting actor John Kapelos
    ◾Chet Happens, a newly filmed interview with special makeup creator Craig Reardon
    ◾Fantasy and Microchips, a newly filmed interview with editor Chris Lebenzon
    ◾Ira Newborn Makes The Score, a newly filmed interview with the composer
    ◾It s Alive! Resurrecting Weird Science, an archive documentary featuring interviews with cast, crew and admirers, including star Anthony Michael Hall
    ◾Theatrical trailers, TV spots and radio spots
    ◾Image galleries
    ◾BD-ROM: PDF of the original shooting script
    ◾Reversible sleeve featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by Tracie Ching

    FIRST PRESSING ONLY: Illustrated collectors booklet featuring new writing on the film by Alexandra Heller-Nicholas and Amanda Reyes

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    Video Tracks:
    1.85:1 widescreen 1080p

    Audio Tracks:
    DTS-HD MA 5.1 Surround English
    DTS-HD MA 2.0 Stereo English

    Subtitle Tracks:

    Directed By:
    John Hughes

    Written By:

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

    Casting By:
    Jackie Burch

    Music From:
    Ira Newborn

    Director of Photography:
    Matthew F. Leonetti

    Chris Lebenzon
    Scott K. Wallace
    Mark Warner

    Costume Designer:
    Marilyn Vance

    Production Designer:
    John W. Corso

    Joel Silver

    Arrow Video

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