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Real Genius

Real Genius

Real Genius is a 1985 satirical comedy film directed by Martha Coolidge. The film's screenplay was written by Neal Israel, Pat Proft, and Peter Torokvei. It stars Val Kilmer and Gabriel Jarret. The film is set on the campus of Pacific Tech, a technical university similar to Caltech. Chris Knight is a genius in his senior year working on a chemical laser. Mitch Taylor is a new student on campus who is paired up with Knight to work on the laser. The film received positive reviews from critics. It grossed $12,952,019 at the United States and Canadian box office. ... more on Wikipedia

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