In 1984, Revenge of the Nerds dropped into cinemas. The movie – a teen sex comedy about a group of nerds and a jock fraternity – was a box office hit and soon spawned a run of sequels.

But how many Revenge of the Nerds movies are there? For all those details and more, read on.

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The Revenge of the Nerds movies

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To date, there are five Revenge of the Nerds movies. The movies are as follows:

  • Revenge of the Nerds (1984)
  • Revenge of the Nerds II: Nerds in Paradise (1987)
  • Revenge of the Nerds III: The Next Generation (1992)
  • Revenge of the Nerds IV: Nerds in Love (1994)
  • Revenge of the Nerds (1991)

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Are all of the Revenge of the Nerds movies part of the same series?

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Revenge of the Nerds I – IV are part of the same series, with various members of the cast appearing in all four pictures.

Revenge of the Nerds (1991) is an unconnected and unaired pilot movie, which is a remake of the 1984 film.

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Who are the cast of Revenge of the Nerds movies?

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Notable cast members in the Revenge of the Nerds movie series include Robert Carradine, Curtis Armstrong, Larry B. Scott, James Cromwell, Anthony Edwards, Donald Gibb, Julia Montgomery, Brian Tochi, Matt Salinger, Courtney Thorne-Smith, Christina Pickles, Rob Stone and Lightfield Lewis.

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Are the Revenge of the Nerds movies the work of the same director?

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The Revenge of the Nerds movies are the work of multiple directors. Jeff Kanew directed Revenge of the Nerds, Joe Roth directed Revenge of the Nerds II, Roland Mesa directed Revenge of the Nerds III, Steve Zacharias directed Revenge of the Nerds IV, and Peter Baldwin directed Revenge of the Nerds ’91.

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What is the best received Revenge of the Nerds movie?

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According to IMDb, the Revenge of the Nerds movies are ranked as follows:

  • Revenge of the Nerds (1984) – 6.7/10
  • Revenge of the Nerds II: Nerds in Paradise (1987) – 5.2/10
  • Revenge of the Nerds (1991) – 4.5/10
  • Revenge of the Nerds III: The Next Generation (1992) – 4.0/10
  • Revenge of the Nerds IV: Nerds in Love (1994) – 3.9/10
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