Directors: Martha Coolidge
Cast: Chris Knight: Val Kilmer; Prof. Jerry Hathaway: William Atherton; Lazlo Hollyfeld: Jon Gries; Maj. Carnagle: Louis Giambalvo; David Decker: Ed Lauter; Boy at Science Fair: Sean Frye; Mitch Taylor: Gabriel Jarret; Sherry Nugil: Patti D’Arbanville; Jordan Cochran: Michelle Meyrink; George: Beau Billingslea; Shuttle Pilot: Stacy Peralta; Laser Ray Victim: Daniel Ades; Bartender: Andres Aybar; Air Force General: Charles Shull; Larry: Charles Parks
Taglines: 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.
Storyline: Two brilliant teenagers head a team of young geniuses developing a laser for what they believe is a class project. When they find out that their professor intends to turn their work over to the government for use as a weapon, they decide to ruin his plans.