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Year: 2017
Original Title: The Current War
Length: 105 minutes
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Studios: The Weinstein Company

Release Dates

United Kingdom: July 26 2019

United States: December 22 2017

Ranking

Ranking: 1,198 out of 15,288 movies (up 445)

4,6

4.6 by 4 media

Plot

Film directed by Alfonso Gomez-Rejon, director of the award-winning 'Yo, él y Raquel' and most of the episodes of the series 'American Horro Story'. 'The Current War' the biographical film is based on the competition carried out by Edison and George Westinghouse, to create an electrical system in the United States that became known as the 'war of the currents', a historical rivalry to which we owe much of the contemporary electrical system. It stars Benedict Cumberbatch (Thomas Edison), Tom Holland (Samuel Insull), Michael Shannon (George Westinghouse), Nicholas Hoult (Nikola Tesla) and Katherine Waterston (Marguerite Westinghouse).

Directors

Cast The Current War

Benedict Cumberbatch

Benedict Cumberbatch

Thomas Edison

Tom Holland

Tom Holland

Samuel Insull

Michael Shannon

Michael Shannon

George Westinghouse

Katherine Waterston

Katherine Waterston

Marguerite Westinghouse

Nicholas Hoult

Nicholas Hoult

Nikola Tesla

Tuppence Middleton

Tuppence Middleton

Mary Edison

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Trivia The Current War

Nicholas Hoult, Benedict Cumberbatch and Tom Holland are actors in Marvel movies, but had never been in the same movie. Jake Gyllenhaal was originally casted, but abandoned the project and was replaced by Michael Shannon. Sienna Miller was one of the candidates for the leading role in the movie.

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