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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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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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Rated PG for some mild language | See all certifications »

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25 December 1994 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Fórmula para amar  »

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$25,000,000 (estimated)

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$26,372,663 (USA)
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Trivia

The line "Dago the front?" that Frankie says is a custom car term. "Dago" is from dago dropped axles made in San Diego, California. It's where the front end of the car is lower than the rear. See more »

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The ice cream in Goedel's, Liebknecht's, and Podolsky's cones. See more »

Quotes

Albert Einstein: Catherine is my niece.
Ed Walters: She's your niece?
Albert Einstein: Yes
Ed Walters: She's... your niece?
Albert Einstein: I can't have a niece?
Ed Walters: But that makes you... her uncle.
Albert Einstein: It works nicely, doesn't it?
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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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Eine kleine Nachtmusik
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Written by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performed by Walter Matthau
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I.Q.
1 April 1999 | by (Marietta, OH) – 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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