Famous Names: Martha Coolidge (Director) Val Kilmer, William Atherton, Jon Gries (Cast)
Crunchy Goodness: 3
Life Lesson: Always check your optics.
Most Painfully Dated Moment: The end credits, a feel-good slo-motion scene set to Tears for Fears' 'Everybody Wants to Rule the World.'
Memorable Product Tie-In: Real Genius may be the best-ever ad for Jiffy Pop, for reasons that a single watching will make abundantly clear.