The Current War (2017)

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IMDb Rating
6.4 out of 10 (view IMDb page)

The dramatic story of the cutthroat race between electricity titans Thomas Edison and George Westinghouse to determine whose electrical system would power the modern world.

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MPAA Rating:
PG-13 for some disturbing/violent images, and thematic elements
Runtime:
102 Minutes
Genre(s):
biography, drama, history
Director(s):
Alfonso Gomez-Rejon
Writer(s):
Michael Mitnick

Weekly Volcano's Review

Richard Roeper on October 31st, 2019

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Here's an overwrought yet curiously flat fictionalization of the late-19th-century battle between Thomas Edison (Benedict Cumberbatch) and George Westinghouse (Michael Shannon) over whether alternating current or direct current will light up the country. - Two and a half stars

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