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Real Genius full movie is released on Aug 07, 1985. Watch Real Genius online - the English Comedy movie from United States , which has achieved a worldwide gross of $12,952,019. Real Genius is directed by Martha Coolidge and created by Neal Israel with Stacy Peralta and Daniel Ades. Real Genius is available online on Starz Roku Premium Channel and Starz.

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.

As know as:

Prawdziwy geniusz, Neropatti, Scuola di geni, Geni-skolen, Academia de genios

Release Date:

Aug 07, 1985

Release Date (Streaming):

Jun 11, 2002


United States



Production Companies:

Delphi III Productions

Gross worldwide:



Who ELSE can turn lasers into light shows, aircraft into armchairs, and high-tech into hijinks?, You need brains to act this crazy!, When he gets mad, he doesn't get even... he gets creative., MEET CHRIS KNIGHT, THE EINSTEIN OF THE '80'S. He can turn the simple into the simply amazing, and now he turns revenge into high comedy., It's yet another in a long series of diversions in an attempt to avoid responsibility.


Paul Attanasio
Washington Post
Coolidge has gotten onto something here, and the pity is that the story she's stuck with never gets her any deeper into it.
by rottentomatoes, Jan 03, 2018
Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader
The humor is relentlessly cruel, smug, and disconnected from any sense of how human beings might behave in similar situations.
by rottentomatoes, May 30, 2007
Geoff Andrew
Time Out
It does make you wonder if the drive of the US education system is ultimately to develop better weapons of mass-destruction, though Coolidge's movie is too hazily good-natured to capitalise on the tougher aspects of the material.
by rottentomatoes, Jun 24, 2006

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