Zapped! (1982)

R   |    |  Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

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A high school science nerd gains telekinetic powers after a laboratory accident and uses them for revenge upon bullies.




  • Heather Thomas in Zapped! (1982)
  • Heather Thomas in Zapped! (1982)
  • Scott Baio and Willie Aames in Zapped! (1982)
  • Zapped! (1982)
  • Scott Baio in Zapped! (1982)
  • Heather Thomas in Zapped! (1982)

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3 April 2019 | claudio_carvalho
| Silly but Entertains
The nerd Barney Springboro (Scott Baio) researches in the high-school laboratory means to increase the orchids of the principal and the behaviors of drunken mice under water. When the baseball coach accidentally drops one substance in another, Barney accidentally develops telekinesis power. His best friend Peyton Nichols (Willie Aames) and his school mate Bernadette (Felice Schachter) discover his secret. Peyton uses Barney´s ability to bet closer to the hot Jane Mitchell (Heather Thomas), who dates the college student Robert Wolcott (Greg Bradford). Bernadette tries to find application for Barney´s power and they fall in love with each other. Meanwhile Barney gets into trouble when Peyton decides to use his friend´s ability to make easy money.

"Zapped!" is a silly comedy that entertains. There are a couple of funny scenes and many hot girls, highlighting the sexy Heather Thomas. The viewer can see this film in a rainy day with few alternatives of entertainment. My vote is five.

Title (Brazil): "Uma Mistura Especial" ("A Special Mixture")

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Opening Weekend USA:

$823,548 25 July 1982

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