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Real Genius


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Comedy drama starring Val Kilmer Gabe Jarret
Mitch Taylor and Chris Knight are fellow pupils at Pacific Tech - a progressive school of advanced science. Recruited by self-styled genius
Jerry Hathaway to work on a secret laser project, the two friends are horrified to discover that their seemingly innocent assignment has sinister ramifications.
Director Martha Coolidge (1985)
SEE FILMS pages 67-72


Unknown: Val Kilmer
Unknown: Gabe Jarret
Unknown: Mitch Taylor
Unknown: Chris Knight
Unknown: Jerry Hathaway
Director: Martha Coolidge
Chris Knight: Val Kilmer
Mitch Taylor: Gabe Jarret
Jordan Cochran: Michelle Meyrink
Prof Jerry Hathaway: William Atherton
Sherry Nugil: Patti D'Arbanville
Kent: Robert Prescott
Major Carnagle: Louis Giambalvo
Lazlo Hollyfield: Jonathan Gries
Decker: Ed Lauter
Bodie: Tom Swerdl0w
Ick Ikagami: Mark Kamiyama

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