The Water Engine (1992)

PG 08/24/1992 (US) Drama 1h 50m
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In the 1930s, Charles Lang invents an engine that runs using water for fuel. But when he tries to get it patented, he is first offered a ridiculously low amount. When he refuses, he is suddenly several people are pressuring him to sell. The big oil companies don't want the competition. Now he has to try and keep them from getting his idea, and somehow get it published.

  1. Steven Schachter


  2. David Mamet


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  1. William H. Macy

    William H. Macy

    Charles Lang

  2. Patti LuPone

    Patti LuPone

    Rita Lang

  3. Charles Durning

    Charles Durning

    Tour Guide

  4. John Mahoney

    John Mahoney

    Mason Gross

  5. Joanna Miles

    Joanna Miles

    Mrs. Varek

  6. Joe Mantegna

    Joe Mantegna

    Lawrence Oberman

  7. Treat Williams

    Treat Williams

    Dave Murray

  8. Mike Nussbaum

    Mike Nussbaum

    Mr. Wallace

  9. J.J. Johnston

    J.J. Johnston

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The Water Engine

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Original Language English

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