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Flash of Genius

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. Get the movie review and more. »

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Overall: A-
Violence: B+
Sexual Content: B+
Language: C-
Drugs/Alcohol: C
Run Time: 119
Theater Release: 02 Oct 2008
Video Release: 17 Feb 2009
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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MPAA Rating (United States)

Flash of Genius is rated PG-13 for brief strong language.


Canadian Movie Ratings


CMPDA (Canadian Home Video)

Rated PG

Maritime Provinces Movie Ratings

Rated PG --

Quebec Movie Ratings

Rated G --

Ontario Movie Ratings

Rated PG -- Mature Theme, Language May Offend.

Manitoba Movie Ratings

Rated PG --

Saskatchewan Movie Ratings

Rated PG --

Alberta Movie Ratings

Rated PG -- Coarse Language.

British Columbia Movie Ratings

Rated PG --

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