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Year: 2017
Original Title: The Current War
Length: 105 minutes
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Studios: The Weinstein Company
Distributor: Entertainment Films
Age rating: Suitable for 12 years and over
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Release Dates

United Kingdom: July 26 2019

United States: October 25 2019

Ranking

Ranking: 902 out of 15,567 movies (up 270)

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 Horror Story'. 'The Current War' the biographical film is based on the confrontation and the competition carried out by Thomas Edison and George Westinghouse, to create an electrical system in the United States that became known as the 'war of the currents', a historical and productive rivalry to which we owe much of the contemporary electrical system. It stars Benedict Cumberbatch as Thomas Edison, Tom Holland as Samuel Insull, Michael Shannon as George Westinghouse, Nicholas Hoult on the role of Nikola Tesla and Katherine Waterston as Marguerite Westinghouse).

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Cast The Current War

Benedict Cumberbatch

Benedict Cumberbatch

Thomas Edison

Tom Holland

Tom Holland

Samuel Insull

Michael Shannon

Michael Shannon

George Westinghouse

Nicholas Hoult

Nicholas Hoult

Nikola Tesla

Katherine Waterston

Katherine Waterston

Marguerite Westinghouse

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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