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  • The Current War: Director's Cut (2017)
  • PG-13
    108 min | Biography, Drama, History
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 A. Edison and George Westinghouse to determine whose electrical system would power the modern world.
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Producers
Timur Bekmambetov (produced by) | Basil Iwanyk (produced by)
Composers
Danny Bensi (Director's Cut) | Volker Bertelmann | Saunder Jurriaans (Director's Cut) | Dustin O'Halloran
Cinematographer
Casting Directors
Production Designer
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Release date
Oct 25, 2019 (United States)

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Cast

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115 cast members
Name Known for
Benedict Cumberbatch
Thomas Alva Edison Thomas Alva Edison   See fewer
Sophia Ally
Dot (Younger) Dot (Younger)   See fewer
Tuppence Middleton
Mary Edison Mary Edison   See fewer
Woody Norman
Dash (Younger) Dash (Younger)   See fewer
Tom Holland
Samuel Insull Samuel Insull   See fewer
Matthew Macfadyen
J.P. Morgan J.P. Morgan   See fewer
Dominic Coleman
White House Butler White House Butler   See fewer
Corey Johnson
President Chester A. Arthur President Chester A. Arthur   See fewer
Katherine Waterston
Marguerite Westinghouse Marguerite Westinghouse   See fewer
Michael Shannon
George Westinghouse George Westinghouse   See fewer
Stanley Townsend
Franklin Pope Franklin Pope   See fewer
Nicholas Hoult
Nikola Tesla Nikola Tesla   See fewer
Emma Davies
Female Reporter Female Reporter   See fewer
Nigel Whitmey
Doctor Grandoff Doctor Grandoff   See fewer
Simon Manyonda
Lewis Latimer Lewis Latimer   See fewer
Celyn Jones
Sherman Quincy Sherman Quincy   See fewer
Iain McKee
Reporter Reporter   See fewer
Ekow Quartey
Reporter Reporter   See fewer
Will Irvine
Reporter Reporter   See fewer
James Chalmers
North Dakota Man North Dakota Man   See fewer
Adam Pearce
Man 5 (New Orleans) Man 5 (New Orleans)   See fewer
Toby Williams
Man 6 (Fort Worth) Man 6 (Fort Worth)   See fewer
Simon Connolly
Man 7 (Sioux City) Man 7 (Sioux City)   See fewer
Tom Bell
Reverend Vincent Reverend Vincent   See fewer
Giles Terera
Elijah McCoy Elijah McCoy   See fewer
Samuel Dutton
Mr. Burton Mr. Burton   See fewer
David Morley Hale
Mr. Worthington Mr. Worthington   See fewer
Amy Marston
Mrs. Worthington Mrs. Worthington   See fewer
Nancy Crane
Gladys Gladys   See fewer
Tim Steed
Mr. Manesberg Mr. Manesberg   See fewer
Robert Jezek
Mr. Faulk Mr. Faulk   See fewer
Abigail Johns
Emily Faulk Emily Faulk   See fewer
Joseph Balderrama
Horace Kaden Horace Kaden   See fewer
Harry Melling
Benjamin Vale Benjamin Vale   See fewer
Craig Roberts
Robert Lane Robert Lane   See fewer
Tom Fisher
Southwick Brown Southwick Brown   See fewer
Conor MacNeill
William Kemmler William Kemmler   See fewer
Craig Conway
Warden Durston Warden Durston   See fewer
Simon Kunz
Womack Womack   See fewer
Nick Preston
Pool Hall Local Pool Hall Local   See fewer
Jake Davies
Pool Hall Local Pool Hall Local   See fewer
Donovan Blackwood
George W. Johnson (as Donovan F. Blackwood) George W. Johnson (as Donovan F. Blackwood)   See fewer
Brendan Cowell
Confederate Soldier Confederate Soldier   See fewer
Bob Karper
Photographer Photographer   See fewer
Sam Swann
Furniture Seller Furniture Seller   See fewer
Damien Molony
Bourke Cockran Bourke Cockran   See fewer
Garrick Hagon
Attorney General Attorney General   See fewer
Turlough Convery
Rough Looking Man Rough Looking Man   See fewer
Josh Finan
Peter Peter   See fewer
Ben Mars
Francis Upton Francis Upton   See fewer
Brian Ferguson
Academic Academic   See fewer
Branwell Donaghey
Hotel Manager Hotel Manager   See fewer
George Potts
Man (Elevator) Man (Elevator)   See fewer
Colin Stinton
Daniel Burnham Daniel Burnham   See fewer
Simon Lowe
Mr. Cannon Mr. Cannon   See fewer
Philip Philmar
Schwab (as Philip Phillmar) Schwab (as Philip Phillmar)   See fewer
Richard Glover
Mayor Creiger Mayor Creiger   See fewer
Louis Ashbourne Serkis
Dash (Older) Dash (Older)   See fewer
Evy Frearson
Dot (Older) Dot (Older)   See fewer
John Pierce Jones
President Grover Cleveland President Grover Cleveland   See fewer
Beti B. Gomes-Rejon
Lady (as Beti Gomez-Rejon) Lady (as Beti Gomez-Rejon)   See fewer
Harry Moore
Autograph Son Autograph Son   See fewer
Daniel Millar
Autograph Father Autograph Father   See fewer
Robert-Anthony Artlett
Lawyer (uncredited) Lawyer (uncredited)   See fewer
Lasco Atkins
Gentleman (uncredited) Gentleman (uncredited)   See fewer
Jed Aukin
Westinghouse Secretary (uncredited) Westinghouse Secretary (uncredited)   See fewer
Jay William Whittington Barrette
WABCO Worker (uncredited) WABCO Worker (uncredited)   See fewer
Fares Boulos
WABCO Worker (uncredited) WABCO Worker (uncredited)   See fewer
Giacomo Joshua Brunelli
WABCO Worker (uncredited) WABCO Worker (uncredited)   See fewer
Steve Carroll
Cinema Goer (uncredited) Cinema Goer (uncredited)   See fewer
Ruth Clarson-Horrocks
Stock Exchange Attendee (uncredited) Stock Exchange Attendee (uncredited)   See fewer
Albert Clogston
Judge Tree (uncredited) Judge Tree (uncredited)   See fewer
Andy Cockell
City Gent (uncredited) City Gent (uncredited)   See fewer
Pamela Betsy Cooper
Hotel Guest (uncredited) Hotel Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
Lewis Cuthbert
Footman (uncredited) Footman (uncredited)   See fewer
Nick Davison
Court Spectator / Train passenger / Gentleman's Club Member (uncredited) Court Spectator / Train passenger / Gentleman's Club Member (uncredited)   See fewer
James Dearing
Reporter (uncredited) Reporter (uncredited)   See fewer
Steven I. Dillard
NYSE Member (uncredited) NYSE Member (uncredited)   See fewer
Marc Esse
Coachman (uncredited) Coachman (uncredited)   See fewer
Jesús Gallo
City Gentleman (uncredited) City Gentleman (uncredited)   See fewer
Greg Haiste
South Dakota Delegate (uncredited) South Dakota Delegate (uncredited)   See fewer
Ian Hearnshaw
Gentleman (uncredited) Gentleman (uncredited)   See fewer
Oscar Heron
Guest of Honour (uncredited) Guest of Honour (uncredited)   See fewer
Phil Hodges
City Gent (uncredited) City Gent (uncredited)   See fewer
Sam Hollobon
Scenic Painter (uncredited) Scenic Painter (uncredited)   See fewer
Shaun Hume
Edison Scientist (uncredited) Edison Scientist (uncredited)   See fewer
Thor Janke
Policeman (uncredited) Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
Ethan Keaton
Scientist (uncredited) Scientist (uncredited)   See fewer
Gary Kiely
WABCO Worker (uncredited) WABCO Worker (uncredited)   See fewer
John Kinory
Scientist (uncredited) Scientist (uncredited)   See fewer
Adam Lazarus
WABCO Worker (uncredited) WABCO Worker (uncredited)   See fewer
Saul Marron
Dakota Businessman (uncredited) Dakota Businessman (uncredited)   See fewer
Jason Matthewson
Stock Broker (uncredited) Stock Broker (uncredited)   See fewer
Provence Maydew
Jayne (uncredited) Jayne (uncredited)   See fewer
Martyn Mayger
Lawyer (uncredited) Lawyer (uncredited)   See fewer
Christopher McMullen
New York Stockbroker (uncredited) New York Stockbroker (uncredited)   See fewer
Kevin Millington
Henry Walsh (uncredited) Henry Walsh (uncredited)   See fewer
Catherine Monfils
WABCO's Wife (uncredited) WABCO's Wife (uncredited)   See fewer
Andrew Okello
Footman (uncredited) Footman (uncredited)   See fewer
Jeremy Oliver
Mr. Westinghouse's Secretary (uncredited) Mr. Westinghouse's Secretary (uncredited)   See fewer
Faye Ormston
Party Guest (uncredited) Party Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
Katy Poulter
Hannah (uncredited) Hannah (uncredited)   See fewer
Mark Ryder
Scientist (uncredited) Scientist (uncredited)   See fewer
Abigail Sakari
Emily Faulk (uncredited) Emily Faulk (uncredited)   See fewer
Benjamin Schnau
George Westinghouse's Secretary (uncredited) George Westinghouse's Secretary (uncredited)   See fewer
John Schwab
Rudolph Young (uncredited) Rudolph Young (uncredited)   See fewer
Janette Sharpe
Stock Exchange Woman (uncredited) Stock Exchange Woman (uncredited)   See fewer
Richard Stanley
Fat Cat (uncredited) Fat Cat (uncredited)   See fewer
Tom Sweet
Boy (uncredited) Boy (uncredited)   See fewer
Roderick Swift
New York Death Committee Member (uncredited) New York Death Committee Member (uncredited)   See fewer
Michael Yates
Stock Enchange Gent (uncredited) Stock Enchange Gent (uncredited)   See fewer
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