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I.Q. (1994)

A mechanic romances the mathematician niece of physicist Albert Einstein, with help from Einstein and his friends.

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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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Comedy | Romance

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Rated PG for some mild language | See all certifications »

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25 December 1994 (USA)  »

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Fórmula para amar  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$25,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$26,372,663
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Trivia

Lou Jacobi's last feature film. See more »

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The movie takes place in the mid-1950's. Louis Bamberger died in 1944. See more »

Quotes

[showing Ed Walters a four-in-one pen]
Louis Bamberger: Look at that - red, green, black! It's like having four pens in one! What an exciting time to be alive!
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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 »

Connections

Referenced in The Shawshank Redemption (1994) See more »

Soundtracks

SH-BOOM (LIFE COULD BE A DREAM)
by James Keyes, Carl Feaster, Floyd McRae, Claude Feaster & James Edwards
Performed by The Crew Cuts
Courtesy of PolyGram Markets
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I.Q.
1 April 1999 | by See all my reviews

Matthau is wonderful as Albert Einstein in this love story from Fred Schepsi. Car mechanic Robbins falls for quirky Ryan, with the help of the great Einstein and his cronies. It's a fun story idea and all the performances are well paced and delivered.


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