I.Q. (1994)

Albert Einstein plays matchmaker in this nostalgically romantic comedy set in the 1950s. Einstein is concerned about his genius niece Catherine's love life. When garage mechanic Ed Walters meets and falls in love with Catherine,… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: December 25, 1994
DVD Release Date: September 23, 2003
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Critic Score: 42% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Anthony Lane
New Yorker

Half a great movie.

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Nell Minow
Movie Mom


Betty Jo Tucker
ReelTalk Movie Reviews

Walter Matthau makes a captivating and very funny Albert Einstein in this romantic comedy about the iconic scientist playing Cupid for his niece.

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Kevin Jackson
Independent (UK)

In the last analysis, it's just not clever enough.

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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

I.Q. is a romantic comedy with its heart in the right place, and all of the other pieces distributed correctly, too.

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Walter Chaw
Film Freak Central

It's bad in the way, in fact, of a film that seems a lot like a good movie until you accidentally think about it for just one second.

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Steven D. Greydanus
Decent Films Guide

Has been done to death, but there's something endearingly goofy about throwing Einstein, of all people, into the mix that breathes new life into the formula.

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Betsy Bozdech
Common Sense Media

Breezy, quirky romcom is predictable but sweet.

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Brian Mckay

A Romantic Comedy without a bit of romantic chemistry or a solitary laugh . . . the most ill-concieved idea since they made Schwarznegger pregnant.

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Flixster Audience Score: 47% Flixster User Reviews
Bathsheba Monk
Cute. Nice sets and costumes.
danny d
decent flick
Tim Salmons
Not that great.
Leigh Ryan
Jason Owens
"I.Q." pits Tim Robbins and Meg Ryan in a fun and witty romantic comedy that is actually pretty good. Catherine (Meg Ryan) is already engaged to a… More
Sunil Jawahir
Dumb! It's supposed to take place in the 50's but you would never be able to guess that!. I like Meg Ryan but the only remotely fun thing about this… More