I.Q. Movie Review 1994

Information and Film Reviews for I.Q. the Movie

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Albert Einstein (the irascible Matthau) thinks his co-ed niece (Ryan) is in need of a little romance, so he engineers a plan to get her into the arms of Robbins, a local auto mechanic. Robbins and Ryan are comfortable in their comic roles, although they're both above the material. Matthau shines as the famous physicist. Plot gets a little farfetched with its central contrivance of making Robbins look like a brilliant scientist, which leaves second half of story flat. However, chemistry between leads is undeniable and you can't help but cheer on the inevitable. Visually pleasing with Ryan costumed in cool, elegant '50s fashions. Filmed in Princeton, New Jersey.


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Available on VHS
Running time 95 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Romantic Comedy, Period Piece: 1950s, Science & Scientists, Campus Capers, Big Ideas, Otherwise Engaged, Aunts & Uncles, Nieces & Nephews
Michael Leeson, Andy Breckman
Tim Robbins, Meg Ryan, Walter Matthau, Lou Jacobi, Gene Saks, Joseph Maher, Stephen Fry, Tony Shalhoub, Frank Whaley
Ian Baker
Fred Schepisi
Jerry Goldsmith
Carol Baum, Fred Schepisi, Inc. Sandollar Prod., Paramount Pictures

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