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I.Q. (1994)

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Albert Einstein helps a young man who's in love with Einstein's niece to catch her attention by pretending temporarily to be a great physicist.

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Storyline

Edward Walters, an auto mechanic, falls for the intelligent and beautiful Catherine Boyd. It is love at first sight. There is however a problem, she's engaged to jerk James Moreland. Fortunately, Catherine's uncle likes Ed, and with his friends they scheme to make Catherine fall for Ed. The comedy in this movie stems from the fact that Catherine's uncle is none other than Albert Einstein, who's portrayed as a fun loving genius, as are his mischievous colleagues, Nathan, Kurt and Boris. Written by Rob Hartill

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Think Love. See more »

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Rated PG for some mild language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

25 December 1994 (USA)  »

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I.Q.  »

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Budget:

$25,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$26,372,663 (USA)
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Trivia

Leo Leyden's last feature film. See more »

Goofs

During the "proposal scene", Tim Robbin's toupee (covering his bald spot) gets severely dislodged, sometimes flopping forward over his eyes. See more »

Quotes

James Moreland: [referring to Ed] I mean, it's not as if he has never shown signs of *normal* intelligence.
Catherine Boyd: Think of that! Nuclear fusion.
James Moreland: I suppose these things happen. Idiot-savant, you know. A mental patient plays perfect chess. A nine year old from Alabama suddenly starts speaking in iambic pentameter...
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Crazy Credits

Several characters' names are given incorrectly in the credits; Stephen Fry's character is spelled "James Morland" without the E, Lou Jacobi's character Kurt Gödel is spelled with no umlaut over the O, and Tony Shalhoub's character is titled "Bob Watters," not Bob Rosetti as given throughout the film. See more »

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Spoofs The Wild One (1953) See more »

Soundtracks

TUTTI FRUTTI
by Little Richard (as Richard Penniman), Joe Lubin & Dorothy La Bostrie
Performed by Little Richard
Courtesy of Specialty Records, Inc.
by arrangement with Fantasy, Inc.
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Just a sweet and honest movie that I feel is a little under rated here on IMDb
13 July 2006 | by (Chicago, Illinois) – See all my reviews

I recently saw I.Q. and even though I'm not a romantic comedy type of gal, I think that it was just a nice and sweet movie to watch. So many movies in my opinion lack honesty. You know that feeling when you're watching a movie and you just feel robbed because it's taking something from the story and it was like the director just threw it together like it was trash? The story between the scientists is a sweet and funny one. How they stuck together and they tried to help Tim Robbins character become smart. I liked the love story between Tim and Meg because it was simple and brought up a good point when it comes to love, "nothing is what it seems". I would recommend this for a Sunday morning.

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