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Genius (2016)

PG-13
104 min | Biography, Drama

A chronicle of Max Perkins's time as the book editor at Scribner, where he oversaw works by Thomas Wolfe, Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald and others.
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John Logan (screenplay by) | A. Scott Berg (based on the book 'Max Perkins: Editor of Genius' by)
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Opening Wknd
$ 98,274
Gross (USA)
$ 1,358,018
Gross (World)
$ 1,346,531
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Jun 10, 2016 (United States)

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99 cast members
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Colin Firth
Max Perkins Max Perkins   See fewer
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Jude Law
Thomas Wolfe Thomas Wolfe   See fewer
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Nicole Kidman
Aline Bernstein Aline Bernstein   See fewer
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Laura Linney
Louise Perkins Louise Perkins   See fewer
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Guy Pearce
F. Scott Fitzgerald F. Scott Fitzgerald   See fewer
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Dominic West
Ernest Hemingway Ernest Hemingway   See fewer
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Vanessa Kirby
Zelda Fitzgerald Zelda Fitzgerald   See fewer
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Gillian Hanna
Julia Wolfe Julia Wolfe   See fewer
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Angela Ashton
Bertha Perkins Bertha Perkins   See fewer
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Zippy Perkins Zippy Perkins   See fewer
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Jane Perkins Jane Perkins   See fewer
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Peggy Perkins Peggy Perkins   See fewer
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Nancy Perkins Nancy Perkins   See fewer
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John Wheelock John Wheelock   See fewer
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Scribner's Staff Scribner's Staff   See fewer
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6.5 / 10 | 14,380 votes