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Young Einstein (1988)

 -  Comedy | History  -  4 August 1989 (USA)
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Albert Einstein is the son of a Tasmanian apple farmer, who discovers the secret of splitting the beer atom to put the bubbles back into beer. When Albert travels to Sydney to patent his ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Yahoo Serious ...
Odile Le Clezio ...
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Preston Preston
Peewee Wilson ...
Mr. Einstein
Su Cruickshank ...
Lulu Pinkus ...
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Michael Lake ...
Manager
Jonathan Coleman ...
Wolfgang Bavarian
Johnny McCall ...
Rudy Bavarian / Tasmanian Devil
Michael Blaxland ...
Desk Clerk
Ray Fogo ...
Bright Clerk
Terry Pead ...
Inventor Couple
Alice Pead ...
Inventor Couple
Frank McDonald ...
Nihilist
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Albert Einstein is the son of a Tasmanian apple farmer, who discovers the secret of splitting the beer atom to put the bubbles back into beer. When Albert travels to Sydney to patent his invention he meets beautiful French scientist Marie Curie, as well as several unscrupulous types who try to take advantage of the naive genius and his invention. Written by Alexander Lum <aj_lum@postoffice.utas.edu.au>

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4 August 1989 (USA)  »

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$11,536,599 (USA)
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Trivia

Constant references apples and props were a joke on the fact Tasmania is Australia's largest producer/supplier of apples, so much so that the official state slogan printed on Tasmanian car license plates is "Tasmania: The Apple Isle". See more »

Goofs

Albert's "guitar" only has four strings. See more »

Quotes

Albert Einstein: That's it! That's the theory of relativity! Light travels to us from the hands of the clock, to tell us the time. But, if we were to travel away from the clock at the speed of light...
Marie Curie: The hands of the clock would appear to have stopped!
Albert Einstein: Time would stand still! This moment *would* last forever.
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HUNGRY TOWN
Composed by Oleh Witer and "Big Pig"
Performed by Big Pig
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7 December 2000 | by (Melbourne, Australia) – See all my reviews

As a writer, director, and lead role in this movie, Yahoo Serious not only made a lot of money, he made a great movie. "Young Einstein" entertains children, and is off beat enough for adults to enjoy too. The slightly sarcastic direction, and good soundtrack should be enough for everyone to give it a chance.


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