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Young Einstein (1988)

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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 »

Director:

Yahoo Serious
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1 win & 3 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Yahoo Serious Yahoo Serious ... Albert Einstein
Odile Le Clezio Odile Le Clezio ... Marie Curie
John Howard ... Preston Preston
Peewee Wilson Peewee Wilson ... Mr. Einstein
Su Cruickshank Su Cruickshank ... Mrs. Einstein
Lulu Pinkus Lulu Pinkus ... The Blonde
Kaarin Fairfax ... The Brunette
Michael Lake Michael Lake ... Manager
Jonathan Coleman Jonathan Coleman ... Wolfgang Bavarian
Johnny McCall Johnny McCall ... Rudy Bavarian / Tasmanian Devil
Michael Blaxland Michael Blaxland ... Desk Clerk
Ray Fogo Ray Fogo ... Bright Clerk
Terry Pead Terry Pead ... Inventor Couple
Alice Pead Alice Pead ... Inventor Couple
Frank McDonald Frank McDonald ... Nihilist
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Storyline

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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One Seriously Funny Movie See more »

Genres:

Comedy | History

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Official Sites:

YahooSerious.com

Country:

Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 August 1989 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Einstein Junior See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

AUD 725,529 (Australia), 17 December 1988

Gross USA:

$11,536,599
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Production Co:

Warner Bros. See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Glenn Robbins, Peter Moon, Bryan Brown and Ross Higgins were considered for the role of Preston Preston See more »

Goofs

When Albert and Marie arrive at the Science Academy Awards - Einstein say that he's taking the hot air balloon down - and then proceeds to pull the cord to turn on the burners - which should take the balloon up - instead it goes down. See more »

Quotes

Albert Einstein: If you can't trust the Governments of the world, who can you trust?
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dangerous lunatics -- the crew See more »

Connections

Featured in 20 to 1: Great Aussie Movies (2006) See more »

Soundtracks

ROCK AND ROLL MUSIC
Composed by Chuck Berry
Performed by Mental As Anything
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It's a Great Invention
24 June 2002 | by magicp167See all my reviews

I have to say that this movie is as comedic as they come. I mean every time I watch this movie I always have a smile on my face. And every scene is just funny as hell. I love this movie. But there are some people that will disagree with me. But I still recommend this movie. This movie was conceived by Yahoo Serious (who plays Albert Einstein and also directed and wrote the movie). This is his best invention of all. He could come up with a million good ideas, but he could never surpass this hilarious movie. So, see this movie (if you can find it).


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