Young Einstein Reviews

May 22, 2013
The movie runs out of -- excuse me again -- energy in the late going, and the invention of the humor is uneven. But Serious plays the title role with charm and lightness. His wild red hair makes Don King's look like a crewcut.
May 21, 2013
Considering the pre-opening buildup this film has had, it could turn out to be a bigger bomb than the one Einstein's theory anticipated.
May 21, 2013
The next Serious movie could well be something special.
May 21, 2013
It has the charm and advantage of a genuine visual style of its own, both laconic and witty, as well as a likably dopey plot and cast of characters.
May 21, 2013
Einstein has a handsome period look, even when director of photography Jeff Darling is shooting the musical montages that periodically break up the action.
March 26, 2009
Serious, a long-haired gangly clown, exhibits a brash and confident sense of humor, endearing personality, and a fondness for sight gags.
June 24, 2006
The episodic structure and slapstick humour keep the pace superficially bubbling along, but given a flimsy intellectual base, form and content are at odds with one another.
January 1, 2000
A dumber-than-a-bowling-ball blockbuster from Down Under.
January 1, 2000
Certainly, Einstein has some funny moments.
January 1, 2000
Young Einstein is a one-joke movie, and I didn't laugh much the first time.