Real Genius Movie Behind The Scenes

Making Real Genius

Real Genius Picture
The testing of the laser...


Go behind the scenes on the 1985 Comedy movie starring Val Kilmer, William Atherton, Deborah Foreman More Cast

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The film is set at "Pacific Tech", which stood in for Caltech, the California Institute of Technology.

An alumnus was on set to serve as consultant, leading to numerous references to the real school.

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Deleted Scenes

There are often scenes cut from the final version of a movie. Sometimes these will have been seen by preview audiences, or be included in Blu-ray or DVD extras etc.

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In a trailer for the film there are several scenes not appearing in the final cut, among them one where Val Kilmer's character is floating outside a dorm window sitting in a deckchair carried by helium ballons.

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Alternate Versions

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1985 Tristar Pictures
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