30+ 'Real Genius' Quotes From The 1985 Science Fiction Comedy

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Are you a fan of 'Real Genius'?

'Real Genius' fans will love these quotes, all taken from the popular film. Directed by Martha Coolidge, 'Real Genius' is an American science fiction comedy film released in 1985.

The movie was hugely popular, it went to make almost $12 million at the North American box office. With an amazing cast including Val Kilmer, Gabriel Jarret, and Chris Knight and an epic storyline, the film received positive reviews and was much-loved. Even after so many years, 'Real Genius' continues to be considered one of the classics of this genre. Val Kilmer 'Real Genius' quotes, Chris Knight 'Real Genius' quotes, Jerry Hathaway quotes, and David Decker quotes from the film are truly amazing, so let's take a look at this list of quotes from 'Real Genius' for you to enjoy!

For more great movie quotes, check out these 'Spaceballs' quotes and these '80s movie quotes too.

The Best 'Real Genius' Quotes

'Real Genius' quotes are the best.

With versatile characters like David Decker, Lazlo Hollyfeld, Christ Knight, and Jerry Hathaway, this movie starring Val Kilmer won the hearts of audiences. Here is a list of 'Real Genius' movie quotes for you to enjoy, including the funny line from Val Kilmer: "I was thinking of the immortal words of Socrates when he said... I drank what?".

1."Good. Because all of my filth is arranged in alphabetical order. This, for instance, is under 'H' for "toy."

- Chris Knight, 'Real Genius'.

2. "Chris Knight: Ok, if you think that by threatening me, you can get me to be your slave, well... that's where you're right, but, and I'm only saying this because I care, there are a lot of decaffeinated brands on the market today that are just as tasty as the real thing.

Jerry Hathaway: I'm not kidding, Chris."

-'Real Genius'.

3. "I was thinking of the immortal words of Socrates when he said... I drank what?"

- Chris Knight, 'Real Genius'.

4. "Chris Knight: Not right now.

Susan Decker: A girl's gotta have her standards."

-'Real Genius'.

5. "Moles and trolls, work, work, work, work, work. We never see the light of day... I'm sorry but it's not like me, I'm depressed... we only had one entry into the Madame Curie look-alike contest and he was disqualified later. Why do I bother?"

- Chris Knight, 'Real Genius'.

6. "I'm kidding. It's yet another in a long series of diversions in an attempt to avoid responsibility."

-Chris Knight, 'Real Genius'.

7. "You know, um, something strange happened to me this morning."

- Mitch Taylor, 'Real Genius'.

8. "Let's just take a step back. No, I was wrong, I'm sorry, take a step forward. Now, take a step back. And then we're cha-cha-ing!"

- Chris Knight, 'Real Genius'.

9. "Dr. Meredith: A bit of advice.

Mitch Taylor: Oh, uh, thank you.

Dr. Meredith: Always, no, no never forget to check your references.

Mitch Taylor: Uh ok, thank you. I'd better be going."

- 'Real Genius'.

10. "Chris Knight: Here Mitch, taste this. Go on, you won't hurt my feelings, just try it. What do you think, too sweet?

Mitch: What is it?

Chris Knight: I don't know, I found it in one of the labs."

- 'Real Genius'.

Funny 'Real Genius' Quotes

'Real Genius' quotes are famous.

The science-fiction saga 'Real Genius' by Martha Coolidge provided us with lots of funny quotes. Here is a list of funny quotes from 'Real Genius' and 'Real Genius' graduation quotes that you will love.

11. "This? This is ice, this is what happens when water gets too cold..."

- Chris Knight, 'Real Genius'.

12. "Meredith: And I understand you're already on his project. I'm assured you're going to do great things.

Mitch: I hope so."

- 'Real Genius'.

13. "Kent: Just leave the sandwiches and go.

Mitch Taylor: Me?

Kent: No, Yoda; yeah, you.

Mitch Taylor: I don't have any ah....

Carter: Brains?

Mitch Taylor: No, sandwiches."

- 'Real Genius'.

14. "William Atherton: I've told you before, Kent, you don't get to use my first name.

Kent: Did I?

William Atherton: Good to see you, Mitch."

- 'Real Genius'.

15."Was it a dream where you see yourself standing in sort of sun-god robes on a pyramid..."

- Chris Knight, 'Real Genius'.

16. "Chris Knight: Kent put his name on his license plate.

Mitch: My mother does that to my underwear.

Chris Knight: Your mother puts license plates in your underwear? How do you sit?"

- 'Real Genius'.

17. "Kent put his name on his license plate."

- Chris Knight, 'Real Genius'.

18. "William Atherton: You can't dictate innovation.

Carmichael: Let me put this another way, Jer. You know all that money we've been spending for development?

William Atherton: Yes

Carmichael: Well, when a project gets cut off, the finance boys always run an audit."

- 'Real Genius'.

19. "Atherton: Well, gentlemen, now what? Things are going okay so far, aren't they?

Kent: They certainly are in my area, Jerry."

- 'Real Genius'.

20. "Atherton: What are you doing out there?

Chris Knight: Floating, sir. And thinking."

- 'Real Genius'.

Famous 'Real Genius' Quotes

'Real Genius' portrays life in the most realistic way possible and perhaps that is the reason for its worldwide popularity. Here's a list of some of the most famous quotes from 'Real Genius'.

21. "Jerry Hathaway: I'm not kidding, Chris.

Chris Knight: Neither am I, Jerry."

-'Real Genius'.

22."Mitch: But if I stay, what should I do?

Chris Knight: You get even with Kent. It's a moral imperative."

-'Real Genius'.

23. "And then one night, in this room, I was sitting right where you are sitting now. I had a vision. I saw him."

- Chris Knight, 'Real Genius'.

24. "Chris Knight: What meeting?

Susan Decker: I don't know.

Chris Knight: Okay.

Susan Decker: I'm just waiting.

Chris Knight: Right."

- 'Real Genius'.

25. "Mitch: What are you doing?

Chris: Self-realization. I was thinking of jumping, but it's only twelve feet."

- 'Real Genius'.

26. "You see Mitch, I used to be you. Lately, I've been missing me so I asked Dr. Hathaway if I could room with me again and he said sure ."

- Chris Knight, 'Real Genius'.

27. "Jordan: Oh, hi, Mitch. I'm just sanding the floor.

Mitch: Could you turn that off a second?"

- 'Real Genius'.

28. "So, Mr. Funny Man, let's see how funny you think this is."

- Kent, 'Real Genius'.

29. "We're past the deadline. Don't you understand, Decker's dangerous? We need those plans."

- Carmichael, 'Real Genius'.

30. "Atherton: You are at Pacific Tech to work, not to behave like a philistine.

Kent: That's right!"

- 'Real Genius'.

31. "Darlington Recruiter: You are Chris Knight, aren't you?

Chris Knight: I hope so. I'm wearing his underwear."

- 'Real Genius'.

32. "Chris Knight: I have advanced your project more than any three students on campus.

Jerry Hathaway: That was yesterday. What have you done for me today?"

- 'Real Genius'.

At Kidadl, we have created lots of family-friendly quotes for everyone! If you liked these 'Real Genius' quotes, why not take a look at these 'BeetleJuice' quotes or 'Men In Black' quotes too?

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