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Revenge of the Nerds: The Atomic Wedgie Collection

4.7 out of 5 stars 79 customer reviews

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Editorial Reviews

Disc 1: Revenge of the Nerds Special Edition Disc 2: Revenge of the Nerds 2: Nerds In Paradise Disc 3: Revenge of the Nerds 3: Next Generation Disc 4: Revenge of the Nerds 4: Nerds In Love

Special Features

  • Commentary by director Jeff Kanew and actors Robert Caradine, Timothy Busfield & Curtis Armstrong on Revenge of the Nerds
  • Featurette: "I'm A Nerd and I'm Pretty Proud Of It"
  • 6 Deleted Scenes
  • Revenge of the Nerds TV Pilot
  • Theatrical Trailer for Revenge of the Nerds

Product Details

  • Actors: Robert Carradine, Anthony Edwards, Curtis Armstrong, Ted McGinley, Julia Montgomery
  • Directors: Jeff Kanew, Joe Roth, Roland Mesa, Steve Zacharias
  • Writers: Dan Guntzelman, Jeff Buhai, Miguel Tejada-Flores, Steve Marshall
  • Format: Multiple Formats, Box set, Color, NTSC
  • Language: English
  • Subtitles: English
  • Region: Region 1 (U.S. and Canada only. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1
  • Number of discs: 4
  • Rated:
    R
    Restricted
  • Studio: Fox Home Entertainment
  • DVD Release Date: March 6, 2007
  • Run Time: 364 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (79 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B000M341R8
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #55,249 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)
  • Learn more about "Revenge of the Nerds: The Atomic Wedgie Collection" on IMDb

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By Amazon Customer VINE VOICE on January 12, 2007
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This is one of those movies series that when I think about they remind me of all the saturdays in middle school where I would stay up till 4am watching all the old movies my parents and much-older siblings had laying around in our movie collection.

'Revenge of the Nerds' is the perfect middle-school/high-school movie in every since of the phrase. It is cheap/slackstick/sexual humor, but unlike a lot of newer movies along the same lines ('American Pie,' 'Eurotrip,' 'The 40-Year-Old Virgin') it never feel gratuitous, eventhough the language is much more questionable. The plot itself follows two best-friend nerds durring their fall semester of their freshman year. When they are kicked out of the dorms, they along with fellow 'outcasts' band together and start their own fraturnity and cause problems for their fellow Fraturnity full of Jocks.

The Second movies features almost all of the entire original cast (Anthony Edwards only appears in the first 3-minutes of the film), as they take a trip down the Miami for a natual 'Fraturnity Leadership Meeting' and of course chaos insues.

The third film takes place a good 10/15 years after the events of the second movie, and thus has a completly different tone than the previous two. This movie was original made-for-TV so already from the beginning the humor is more slapstick (and much less sexual), and its dare-I-say almost 'family freiendly'. In the movie Louis' nephue moves off to college to find the college overrun with Nerds, but the Dean trying to get rid of them all.

The Fourth (and final film) I have only viewed once, but it is another 'made-for-tv' movie that follows the surviving nerds (now in their late 30s/early 40s) getting married and starting their families.
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Well I am glad that Fox Video FINALLY made this Nerd quadrilogy set. Frankly I was hoping that they would've just gone and put Nerds III and Nerds IV back to back like they did I & 2. But they didn't. This means that I will have to part with my Nerds I & Nerds II DVD and buy this one. I think all four of them are awesome however I think they could've kept the same cast members in ALL four because Robert Caradine seems to be the only one who comes back in ALL four. I will say this, Latimore and Booger make come backs. Anyway, my comments go to Fox Video "WAY TO GO" I am glad you put this out.
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These films were out when I was in my 20's and were funny and popular when they were first out. I now have children nearly as old as I was when these films came out and they enjoy them almost as much as we did 30 years ago. The box set is nice to have and for less than $20 it is a "must have" for any DVD collection.
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Note 3 1/2 stars

Really a timeless classic about life, growing up, human behavior and what it means to be male in the modern day 20th century. There’s more wisdom in these stupid comedic movies than in the most of the books you’re going to read in your life, the crap they show on tv, documentaries found at the local library etc. The movie drives home the point that, in this world, there are those at top of the food chain, the eggheads at the bottom of it and everyone else somewhere in between. In ROTN there exists a clash of ideologies between the mathematically prone nerds and their more powerful fraternal adversaries across campus. The nerds believe they are destined to achieve parity, while the jocks are determined to destroy any attempt at a social breakout. While the Nerds do get their revenge on multiple occasions, obtain the prom queen and somehow win the day, in real life, it does really not work this way. Hence the 3 1/2 instead of 5 star rating.
Clint Eastwood believes that, in life, there exists a special relationship between alphas and females and it’s only those in the middle that screw it all up. Speaking personally, I consider myself such a middle of the road commoner and think I understand his message. He also says that nerds, as we know them, play an important role in keeping the human life cycle afloat similar to that of a wolf pack and their omega system. Their services often goes unnoticed and unrecognized. But what Revenge of the Nerds preaches ultimately is that unlike the new age b.s. they try and force-feed you today about everyone being equal and nothing pre-determine anymore, it still is in fact your genetics and the same laws of nature still apply just as they did to man thousands of years ago. The only thing that’s changed is the illusion that’s been created by society that there’s no such thing as winners and losers. ROTN keeps the truth alive.
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I remember watching the first two movies when I was younger and loving them. I still haven't watched the other, straight to TV, movies yet because I'm afraid I'll hate them and think less of the franchise. One day I'll watch them but for now this was a great way to pick up parts 1 and 2 on DVD because I only had them on old VHS tapes that stopped working long ago.

The quality looks good on my small HDTV and I haven't tried to watch them on the bigger TV with the surround sound but if there is a problem I'll amend this.

Enjoy the movies and re-live an easier time when you didn't get arrested and go to jail for breaking and entering or stalking apparently.
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