Genius Movie

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2016 | PG-13 | Biography Drama | 1hr, 44m

GENIUS centers on the real-life relationship between literary giant Thomas Wolfe and renowned editor Max Perkins (Firth).

Finding fame and critical success at a young age, Wolfe is a... more

Release DateU.S.

Genius was released on
Friday, June 10, 2016 Limited Release

On DVD

To Be Announced (TBA)

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Colin Firth
Max Perkins
Nicole Kidman
Aline Bernstein
Jude Law
Thomas Wolfe
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DIRECTOR

Michael Grandage

Screenwriter

John Logan

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Rating MPAA

PG-13 for some thematic elements and suggestive content

Storylines 3 more

GENIUS centers on the real-life relationship between literary giant Thomas Wolfe and renowned editor Max Perkins (Firth).

Finding fame and critical success at a young age, Wolfe is a blazing talent with a larger-than-life personality to match. Perkins is one of the most respected and well-known literary editors of all time, discovering such iconic novelists as F. Scott Fitzgerald and Ernest Hemingway.

Wolfe and Perkins develop a tender, complex friendship. Transformative and irrepressible, this friendship will change the lives of these brilliant, but very different men forever.
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Trivia & Production Notes

  • Based on an inspirational true story. Adapted from A. Scott Berg's biography, "Max Perkins: Editor of Genius."

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