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Real Genius (1985) Poster

(1985)

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References 

The Mighty Mouse Playhouse (1955) (TV Series)
Kent refers to Mitch as "Mighty Mouse."
The New Casper Cartoon Show (1963) (TV Series)
Chris compares himself to Casper.
The Monkees (1966) (TV Series)
Sleeper (1973)

Referenced in 

The Fisher King (1991)
A VHS of this film is on a shelf in the video store.
Twister (1996)
Gentleman (1997)
Boy Meets World: The War (2000) (TV Episode)
One of the pranks involved moving an entire car into a dorm room
The Holiday (2006)
DVD on Amanda's shelf
Strongbad_email.exe: Disc Five (2007) (Video)
In "Secret Identity", Homestar's "toxic waste" T-shirt and bunny slippers are both references to this movie
Psych: The Old and the Restless (2008) (TV Episode)
Henry says that Shawn has an "unhealthy fascination with the guy from 'Real Genius' (Val Kilmer)."
NCIS: Child's Play (2009) (TV Episode)
DiNozzo says one of the children looks like Val Kilmer in Real Genius
Rewind This! (2013)
Video case is shown.
Videoclub (2013)
Video case is shown ("Academia De Genios").

Features 

Food Fight (1982) (Video Game)
Game appears in this film

Featured in 

MythBusters: Car vs. Rain (2009) (TV Episode)
Clip of movie shown.
Psych: A Nightmare on State Street (2014) (TV Episode)
Shawn and Gus watch "Real Genius."

Spoofs 

Sleeper (1973)

Spoofed in 

Spaced: Change (2001) (TV Episode)
Quote "I want to come back, I don't like it here anymore" recorded from a telephone call spoofs similar qote recorded from a call by Real Genius's main Character.

See also

Trivia | Goofs | Crazy Credits | Quotes | Alternate Versions | Soundtracks

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