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Revenge of the Nerds

Directed By:

Jeff Kanew

Produced By:

Ted Feild, Peter Samuelson

Written By:

Jeff Buhai, Miguel Tejada-Flores, Steve Zacharias and Tim Metcalfe

Distributed By:

20th Century Fox

Release Date:

July 20th, 1984

Running Time:

90 Minutes


$8 million

Gross Revenue:

$40,900,000 (US) $19,500,000 (Rentals)

Followed By:

Nerds in Paradise


A group of nerds and outcasts join their own fraternity and get revenge on the jocks at the school.



  1. Manhatten by Andrea and Hot Mink
  2. Don't Talk by Ya Ya
  3. One Foot in Front of the Other byBone Symphony
  4. Breakdown by The Rubinoos
  5. Revenge of the Nerds (Song) by The Rubinoos
  6. They're So Incredible by Revenge
  7. Are You Ready by Ya Ya
  8. Are You Ready for the Sex Girls by Gleaming Spires
  9. Right Time for Love by Pat Robinson and Jill Micheals
  10.  All Night Part by Gleaming Spires
  11. Swing Low, Sweet Chariot by ?
  12. Thriller by Michael Jackson
  13. We are the Champions by Queen


  • The film sold out at every theatre it played in.