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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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With Einstein as Cupid what could possibly go wrong? See more »

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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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$25,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$26,372,663
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Trivia

The motorcycle that Ed (Tim Robbins) rides in the movie, is a Harley-Davidson model K, made from 1952-1956. See more »

Goofs

Princeton did not admit female undergraduates until 1969. The first female graduate student was admitted in 1963. See more »

Quotes

Ed Walters: You see, you have a Lucas type four generator on a 12-volt system, and you know the British. They'd rather spend time gluing wood on a dashboard than getting the electrical system right.
James Moreland: Fascinating, but what is wrong with the car?
Ed Walters: [while looking at Catherine Boyd] Well, my guess is your stroke is too short and you're getting premature ignition. Does it ever feel that way?
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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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Referenced in The Shawshank Redemption (1994) See more »

Soundtracks

ROSES FROM THE SOUTH
by Johann Strauss
Performed by The Chicago Starlight Orchestra
Conducted by Fritz Reiner
Courtesy of BMG Classics
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Flirtatious piece of fluff
30 March 1999 | by See all my reviews

A genial romantic comedy, "I.Q" is a flirtatious piece of fluff in which an auto mechanic woos the educated daughter of ol' E=MC2 himself, Albert Einstein. No guffaw inducer, but very pleasant fare given a considerable boost by its cast, most notably Matthau who is very good indeed as Mr. Einstein.


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