Killer Nerd is a 1991 shot-on-video comedy horror film.
The plot of the film revolves around Harold Kunkle, a twenty-something nerd with an overbearing mother and a whole lot of bad luck. He tries, and consistently fails, to get a girlfriend and is also the target of bullies. Then one night, after being beaten down by drug dealers, Kunkle reaches his breaking point and goes on a killing spree, murdering those who have wronged him over the years.
The movie received a sequel the following year, known as "Bride of Killer Nerd."
This film contains examples of:
- Kitschy Local Commercial: The commercial for Slick Dick's School of Cool audio tapes, which Harold orders in hopes of changing his image.
- Manchild: Harold. Over the course of the movie, he soon develops into a...
- My Beloved Smother: Harold's mother.
- No Budget
- The Dog Bites Back: BIG TIME.