Mitch is one of the youngest students ever accepted to a university known for its programs for geniuses. He's partnered up with his roommate, science club legend Chris Knight, on a project to develop a high-powered laser. Together with their hyper-kinetic friends, they employ their intellects in the pursuit of bigger blasts, practical jokes, and a deeper understanding of what real genius is. When their final, functional laser is stolen by their teacher for a military weapon, they decide to get even. Written by
It's yet another in a long series of diversions in an attempt to avoid responsibility.
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The aircraft featured in the movie was a B-1B "Lancer". Today, a real-life analog exists in the United States Air Force's Airborne Laser (ABL) project, a collaboration with Boeing, involving a modified 747 cargo jet carrying a megawatt Oxygen-Iodine laser, whose purpose is to shoot down enemy ballistic missiles. See more
When the front door of Jerry's house is burst open from the popcorn joke, popcorn is already visible on the porch next to the door. In this scene, new popcorn falls into the exact same position (indicating previous takes). See more
Oh, Kent, that is so unfair! And we were going to make you King of the Winter Carnival.
All She Wants to Do Is Dance
Performed by Don Henley
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