Favorite Cinematic Nerd Girl?

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  1. Myron Breck

    Myron Breck BOO!!! Gotcha!

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    With the announcement of THE INITIATION getting its hi-def debut, courtesy of Arrow Video, I immediately thought of Heidi.

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    I absolutely love the Nerd Girls of the 80s. They were found in horror, comedy, sci-fi/fantasy, you name it--and they were always more interesting to me than their more "attractive" protagonists.

    Who is your favorite Nerd Girl? Please post a pic with your response--I wanna see those fashions.
     
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    Dey Young as Kate Rambeau in Rock N Roll High School

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    Although this is clearly a case of "put glasses on a hot girl = instant nerd", that really doesn't quite work. It's pretty obvious she's still hot. See: Rachael Leigh Cook in She's All That.

    a recent example. Ellen Wong as Knives Chau in Scott Pilgrim vs. The World:

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    Supposedly, Ellen made that shirt herself
     
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    wago70 Surviving on nostalgia

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    Yes: Kate Rambeau!!!!!!! I also loved Michelle Meyrink in "Real Genius" AND "Revenge of the Nerds", Diana Barrows as Maddy in "Friday the 13th The New Blood" and Jennifer Runyon in "To All a Goodnight".
     
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    20160817_095146.jpg Since wago70 already mentioned Michelle Meyrink in Real Genius, I figured I'd go with Diane Franklin as Monique from Better Off Dead. I'm not sure she completely qualifies as a nerd, but she isn't Beth. Great thread Myron.
     
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    Never really thought about it. Maybe Martha Plimpton in the Goonies?
     
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    Wouldn't expect many to have seen this, a South Korean comedy from 2003 called Please Teach Me English.



    The lead actress is a well-known Korean model, but they never "pretty her up" in the movie; she stays a nerd until the closing credits
     
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    Danielle von Zemeck as Ellie in "My Science Project"! Really cute and nerdy, and ending up being pretty damn hot at the end of the movie ;)

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    Pretty hard to find good images of her on the web. She kinda fell of the planet, after the 90:s.
     
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    Natas ....on the warm side of the dooooooor

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    Never really dug this chick when I was forced so sit through hour upon hour of Gilmore Girls (fucking mind numbing by the way.......Lauren Graham and her annoying cunt daughter must have done an 8 ball before every shoot to keep up with that fast as fuck dialog.....used to fuck with me....but I digress)

    Loved her though in Knocked Up.


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    Honorable mention to this chick from Friday the 13th part 7. I'm with it.

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    EDIT: We forgot about the sexiest nerd of all time. Jamie Lee Curtis from Halloween.

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    Oh, this is sexual?

    Then I'll have to submit a male pick:

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    Andras Jones, Sorority Babes in the Slimeball Bowl-O-Rama.

    I suppose he belongs more to the trope of guys who are revealed to be Prince Charming once they take off their glasses... But, his character never takes his glasses off.
     
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    Great posts, guys! Thanks for participating!

    I'm not sure if she even has any lines in the movie, but this chick from GREASE 2 may have started my obsession. Total Scene-Stealer:

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    Lolol she has lines in the song "Reproduction".

    "PUT YOUR POLLEN TUBE TO WORK"

    Haha I love Grease 2. It's such a shitty movie.

    But hell yes to Kate Rambeau in Rock n Roll High School and Martha Plimpton in The Goonies.

    ~Matt
     
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    Yes. She did.
     
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    GREAT call.
     
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    booper71 Lord of the Thighs.

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    Glasses main chick in Killer Party, and bespectacled babe in Beach Girls.
     
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    Workshed a.k.a. Villyan Shit

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    Don't forget about BOOF!


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    Natas ....on the warm side of the dooooooor

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    Grease 2 is awesome.
    I hate to admit I even bought the soundtrack when the film was released.
    C-o-o-l R-i-d-e-r. LOL.
    Michelle Pfeiffer at that age, whoa!!
     
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    Natas ....on the warm side of the dooooooor

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    oh man, you aint lying! I'd bite that ass like cold pizza. hahahahahhahaa
     
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    Kim Bruun Resident Scream Queen

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    The first girl that sprang to mind was Paula (Donna Locke) from Neon Maniacs:
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    She's got an upbeat, helpful attitude, she loves horror movies, and if ever I were to run into a gang of mutant Village People, I'd want her on my team!
     
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    Hell yes.
     
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