In this David vs. Goliath drama based on a true story, college professor Robert Kearns (Greg Kinnear) goes up against the giants of the auto industry when they fail to give him credit for inventing intermittent windshield wipers. Kearns doggedly pursues recognition for his invention, as well as the much-deserved financial rewards for the sake of his wife (Lauren Graham) and six kids.

  1. John Seabrook


  2. Philip Railsback


  3. Marc Abraham


Top Billed Cast

  1. Aaron Abrams

    Aaron Abrams

    Ian Miellor

  2. Alan Alda

    Alan Alda

    Gregory Lawson

  3. Lauren Graham

    Lauren Graham

    Phyllis Kearns

  4. Greg Kinnear

    Greg Kinnear

    Bob Kearns

  5. Tatiana Maslany

    Tatiana Maslany

    Older Kathy

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Flash of Genius
Flash of Genius


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  • October 3, 2008


    Some material may be inappropriate for children under 13. Films given this rating may contain sexual content, brief or partial nudity, some strong language and innuendo, humor, mature themes, political themes, terror and/or intense action violence. However, bloodshed is rarely present. This is the minimum rating at which drug content is present.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 59m

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Revenue -

Homepage http://flashofgenius.net/



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