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Flash of Genius (2008)

PG-13
119 min | Biography, Drama

Robert Kearns takes on the Detroit automakers who he claims stole his idea for the intermittent windshield wiper.
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Philip Railsback | John Seabrook (article "The Flash of Genius")
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$ 20,000,000
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$ 2,251,075
Gross (USA)
$ 4,442,377
Gross (World)
$ 4,802,953
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Oct 3, 2008 (United States)
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Greg Kinnear
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Tim Eddis
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Warren Belle
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Young Kathy Young Kathy   See fewer
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Steven Woodworth
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Victoria Learn
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Baby Bob Jr. Baby Bob Jr.   See fewer
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Kate Greenhouse
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7 / 10 | 15,604 votes