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The Current War: Director's Cut (2017)

PG-13
108 min | Biography, Drama, History

The dramatic story of the cutthroat race between electricity titans Thomas Edison and George Westinghouse to determine whose electrical system would power the modern world.
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Timur Bekmambetov (produced by) | Basil Iwanyk (produced by)
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Oct 25, 2019 (United States)

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6.5 / 10 | 18,630 votes