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Based on a true story, Flash of Genius recounts the experiences of Robert Kearns (played by Greg Kinnear), a college professor who invents an intermittent windshield wiper. Although he is unsuccessful at selling his patented technology, he soon discovers his work has been incorporated into new models of cars. Convinced he has been robbed of the credit and financial rewards of his work, he launches a lawsuit against the U.S. automotive industry.

MPAA Rating PG-13 for brief strong language.
Theatrical Release October 2, 2008
Cast Greg Kinnear, Lauren Graham, Alan Alda
Run Time 119
2008 Universal Studios Official Movie Website

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