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70 Ratings

Flash of Genius

Directed by Marc Abraham
Canada, United States, 2008
Drama, Biography


Robert Kearns takes on the Detroit automakers who he claims stole his idea for the intermittent windshield wiper.

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Flash of Genius Directed by Marc Abraham

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  • paul_quixote's rating of the film Flash of Genius

    The movie drags but there are great moments, like when he walks into the GM showroom and sees the lavishness with which they portray the wipers. Great Alan Alda role that does a good job of distilling the movie. Kinnear is good, other characters are very flat. Falls into the trap of being an allegory for the struggle of the author, a tendency I despise in movies, but isn't a huge drawback here.

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