Revenge of the Nerds (1984) Synopsis
College freshmen (Robert Carradine, Anthony Edwards) form fraternity for computer geeks.
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Variety

Revenge of the Nerds shows more than enough smarts to deserve a passing grade.
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Washington Post

By Rita Kempley
"Nerds" is erratic -- more gags work than don't, but more situations don't work than do. There are some great throwaway lines. [10 Aug....
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50

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

Revenge of the Nerds has some very funny moments and sturdy premise, but the revenge, when it comes, is not nearly as definitive as even...
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38

Miami Herald

By Bill Cosford
Largely devoted to whatever laughs may be coaxed from the sound of a freshman belching and the sight of some mighty mature-looking coeds...
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30

The New York Times

By Lawrence Van Gelder
It is the absence of genuine comedy that exposes glaringly the film's fundamental attitude of condescension and scorn toward blacks and...
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Rated R
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Common Sense Media says Iffy for 15+ Racy college comedy has heart; OK for older teens.
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