The Current War Movie

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The Current War

2019 | Drama Historical

Set in the late 1880s, The Current War details the rivalry between Thomas Edison and George Westinghouse and the race to create a marketable and sustainable electricity system. Edison championed the u... full plot below

U.S. Release Date

The Current War release date is set for Friday, October 4, 2019. This will be a Limited in theaters release.
Friday, October 11, 2019. This will be a Expansion release.

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Benedict Cumberbatch
Thomas Edison
Michael Shannon
George Westinghouse
Nicholas Hoult
Nikola Tesla
Tom Holland
Edison’s Assistant
Katherine Waterston
Westinghouse's Wife
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Directed by

Alfonso Gomez-Rejon

Screenwriter

Michael Mitnick

Companies

101 Studios & 3 more

Rating MPAA

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Storylines 2 more

Set in the late 1880s, The Current War details the rivalry between Thomas Edison and George Westinghouse and the race to create a marketable and sustainable electricity system. Edison championed the use of a direct current for electric power distribution over an alternating current, which was backed by Westinghouse Electric and a host of European companies.
official plot version from indiewire.com

Also Known As

  • Thomas Edison Biopic

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