Mitch Taylor is one of the youngest students ever accepted to a university known for its programs for geniuses. He partners up with his roommate, science club legend Chris Knight, on a project to develop a high-powered laser. Together with their hyperkinetic friends, they employ their intellects in the pursuit of bigger blasts, practical jokes, and a deeper understanding of what real genius means. When they find out that their professor intends to turn their work over to the military for use as a 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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Some movie posters for the film featured long text preambles that read: "MEET CHRIS KNIGHT, THE EINSTEIN OF THE '80's. When his professor steals his prize invention, he turns revenge into high comedy. When he gets mad, he doesn't get even . . . he gets creative. REAL GENIUS" and "MEET CHRIS KNIGHT, THE EINSTEIN OF THE '80's. He can turn lasers into light shows, armchairs into aircraft, and high tech into high jinks. But when his professor steals his prize invention, he turns revenge into high comedy. REAL GENIUS. When he gets mad, he doesn't get even . . . he gets creative". See more
When Kent rolls out of the front door with the popcorn, it is obviously a stunt double due to the man's hair being brown/black and Kent having blonde hair. See more
Have you ever seen a body like this before in your life?
She happens to be my daughter.
Oh. Then I guess you have.
Standing in Line
Performed by The Textones
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