Flash of Genius Synopsis
Robert Kearns (Greg Kinnear) fights the auto industry over an invention.
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Great biopic

By gsxtacy4
I thought this movie was very good. It told the story of an inventor who's idea was stolen by the Ford Motor Company and the lengths/sacrifices he is willing to go through to bring justice against...

Flash of Genuis

By walmarty
Excellent movie and acting. I will never buy another Ford ever! What they did to this guy and family was unforgiveable especially for them being such a huge company! The best part is ethics and...

not to shabby

By adonaips13
Although i am not an inventor or have I ever had to deal with the crap he did, I did enjoy the movie. I felt it was well acted and wasnt too drawn out! I happen to like true story type movies so...

Flash of Genius

By mprout
Highly recommend it; good period piece as well. Good movie to discuss afterward. MKP...

Flash of Genius

By lashely
Good movie, Greg Kinear did a great job, good to know someone sticks to their beliefs!...


By jimchudnow
This is the true story of Bob Kearns (played by GREG KINNEAR), a professor who invents things such as the intermittent WINDSHIELD WIPER (to make driving safer). Initially, he’s supported by his wife...

True Story......bittersweet

By robert.jones3
The Flash of Genius was well acted and the cinematography realistically captured the feel of the 1950 era of the stories beginning. The movie leaves the audience with a personal question of their...

Great film if you know Detroit in the 'old days'

By pegabler
Interesting film although it is character study rather than a 'car' story... I am from Detroit and found it good, the personality of the engineer, his Catholic background (although if you do not...

Flas of Genius

By syarber
The movie was great. It showed how holding out gains character....

Good but slow paced

By vbmomfl
The movie and story were good but in the middle it was very very slow. I think they could have taken 20-30 minutes out without harming the story....

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Rated PG-13 | For brief strong language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Inventor fights for recognition in feel-good film.
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