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
Who ELSE can turn lasers into light shows, aircraft into armchairs, and high-tech into hijinks?
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Did You Know?
In the scene where the military is set-up for the laser test fire, the cars in the procession on the dirt road are set up to replicate the JFK assassination. See more
When Hathaway first goes into the laser lab and exchanges conversation with Kent and the others, you can see the shadow of the overhead mic swinging back and forth. The shadow appears faintly on the far wall. See more
Well, I guess it goes from God, to Jerry, to you... to the cleaners. Right, Kent?
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