. 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 (Kilmer) is a genius in his senior year working on a chemical laser. Mitch Taylor (Jarret) is a new student on campus who is paired up with Knight to work on the laser.
The film received positive reviews from critics.
[to a girl at a party] Don't eat that. Don't you know that eating that can give you very large breasts? [looks down at her chest] Oh my God, I'm too late!
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.