The Genius Club
The Genius Club (2006)

An unprecedented disaster is about to unfold, and in order to ensure the safety of all humankind, a group of high-profile thinkers selected for their stratospheric IQs must come up with a solution to all of the world's problems over the… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: October 27, 2006
DVD Release Date: September 2, 2008
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Justin Chang

Smart characters don't always mean smart movies, and The Genius Club is no exception.

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David Cornelius

A laughable mess of pretentious rambling and spiritual shallowness... gloriously, stupendously, exceptionally awful.

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Frank Swietek
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A pretentious gabfest...When one of the characters opines toward the close, 'This has been a complete waste of time,' you'll be hard pressed not to nod in agreement.

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Luke Y. Thompson
L.A. Weekly

Most of the movie is surprisingly effective at feeding the audience a liberal critique of capitalism, cleverly disguised as a thriller.

Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

...plagued by uneven writing and acting ... but The Genius Club isn't a proselytizing tract or a preachment to the choir. It's an honest to gosh real movie.

Tom Maurstad
Dallas Morning News

The Genius Club is a stultifying, static movie about a group of people trapped in a dingy boardroom yelling at one another and their tormentor.

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Norm Schrager

a low-budget wannabe thriller that's anything but smart.

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