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Flash of Genius
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Greg Kinnear Greg Kinnear
Bob Kearns
Tim Eddis Tim Eddis
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Warren Belle Warren Belle
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Bill Lake Bill Lake
Dermot Mulroney Dermot Mulroney
Gil Previck
Lauren Graham Lauren Graham
Phyllis Kearns
Landon Norris Landon Norris
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Written by
Philip Railsback Philip Railsback
(written by)
John Seabrook John Seabrook


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A good movie

1 year, 1 month ago at Apr 15 21:18
Since I have a weak spot for Greg Kinnear, I was quite eager to check this flick. On top of that, it was a rather intriguing story. Eventually, even though I did enjoy it, I thought the whole thing was terribly sad and frustrating. I mean, about less than 18 months ago, after going through a terrible time with my employer, they decided to fire me because I was supposedly incompent. Maybe he wa... read more
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Description: Based on the true story of college professor and part-time inventor Robert Kearns’ (Greg Kinnear) long battle with the U.S. automobile industry, Flash of Genius tells the tale of one man whose fight to receive recognition for his ingenuity would come at a heavy price. But this determined engineer refused to be silenced, and he took on the corporate titans in a battle that nobody thought he could win. The Kearns were a typical 1960s Detroit family, trying to live their version of the American Dream. Local university professor Bob married teacher Phyllis (Lauren Graham) and, by their mid-thirties, had six kids who brought them a ... (more)
Release date: 3 October 2008
Tags: Drama (8), Biography (5), Justice (4), 2008 (4), Obsession (3), Based On True Story (3), Corruption (2), Sd (2), Courtroom Drama (2), 2000s (2), Teachers (2), Corporate Corruption (1), Crime (1), Disco1 (1), English (1), Documentary (1), Auto Industry (1), Cars (1), Engineers (1), (1)
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