If I Had Known I Was a Genius is a 2007 American comedy film directed by Marc Buckland and starring Seann William Scott, Kate Bosworth, and Jay Mohr. The film tells the story of a young man who discovers that he is a genius after he is hit by a car. The film begins with Chris Brander (Seann William Scott) as a high school student who is constantly bullied by his classmates. He is also rejected by his crush, Hannah (Kate Bosworth), who is dating the popular jock, Jake (Jay Mohr). One day, Chris is hit by a car and wakes up in the hospital with amnesia. When he returns to school, he is suddenly popular and successful. He is able to get Hannah to go out with him and he even becomes valedictorian of his class. However, Chris soon realizes that his new life is not what he thought it would be. He misses his old friends and he is not happy with Hannah. He eventually decides to give up his new life and return to his old self. If I Had Known I Was a Genius is a funny and heartwarming film about the importance of being true to yourself. The film is also a reminder that even the most ordinary people can achieve great things if they set their minds to it.

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If I Had Known I Was a Genius (2007)

11/30/2007

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If I Had Known I Was a Genius is a 2007 American comedy film directed by Marc Buckland and starring Seann William Scott, Kate Bosworth, and Jay Mohr. The film tells the story of a young man who discovers that he is a genius after he is hit by a car. The film begins with Chris Brander (Seann William Scott) as a high school student who is constantly bullied by his classmates. He is also rejected by his crush, Hannah (Kate Bosworth), who is dating the popular jock, Jake (Jay Mohr). One day, Chris is hit by a car and wakes up in the hospital with amnesia. When he returns to school, he is suddenly popular and successful. He is able to get Hannah to go out with him and he even becomes valedictorian of his class. However, Chris soon realizes that his new life is not what he thought it would be. He misses his old friends and he is not happy with Hannah. He eventually decides to give up his new life and return to his old self. If I Had Known I Was a Genius is a funny and heartwarming film about the importance of being true to yourself. The film is also a reminder that even the most ordinary people can achieve great things if they set their minds to it.

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Cast
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Markus Redmond

Michael Reed
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Whoopi Goldberg

Mom
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Keith David

Dad
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Debra Wilson

Teresa Reed
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Sharon Stone

Gloria Fremont
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Tara Reid

Stephanie Robbins
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Della Reese

Nana
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Nikita Ager

Cute Girl Club
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Reed Alexander

Gifted kid #1
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John Balma

Gifted School Teacher
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Daniel Benzali

Walter
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Jenica Bergere

Bitchy Young Woman
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Nadia Bjorlin

Faith
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Kwesi Boakye

Little Boy
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Mark Boone Junior

Engine Man
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Jimmy Bradley

Official #1
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Brett Buford

Rich Kid
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McCaleb Burnett

Jeremy Fuller
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Roslyn Cohn

Cost Surplus Dress Woman
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Scarlet Cummings

Kid (as Scarlett Cummings)
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David Denman

Baker
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Izzy Diaz

Adult Acting Teacher
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Bree Elise

Black Student Union Clique
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Wayne Charles Fugate

High School Student
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Rafael Gonzalez

Black Guy
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John Griffin

Stanley
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Ray Griggs

Cost Surplus Worker
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Noel Gugliemi

Angel
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Julie Hagerty

Rich School Teacher
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Shawna Kaszer

Hot Girl In Bar (as Shawna Sutherland)
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Kira Legg

Rich School Girl
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Christian Monzon

Chief
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Wendy O'Hara

Loopy Female Customer
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Jeran Pascascio

High School Student
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Summer Perry

Stephanie's Friend
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Andy Pessoa

Gifted Kid #2
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Rob Pinkston

Young Drinker
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Prahphet

Highschool Student (as Steven E. Barnes)
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Kristian A. Quino

Thomas
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Andy Richter

Game Show Host
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Beaux Schroeder

Kid
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Elliott Michael Smith

Jr. High Guy (as Elliott Smith)
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French Stewart

Public School Principal
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Livia Treviño

Public School Teacher
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Shannon Vann

High School Student
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Paul Witten

Male Casting Associate
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Kelvin Yu

Cost Surplus Customer
Crew
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Dominique Wirtschafter

Director
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Markus Redmond

Writer
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