Most Popular Reference To Thomas Edison Movies and TV Shows
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1. Saving Private Ryan (1998)
R | 169 min | Drama, War
Following the Normandy Landings, a group of U.S. soldiers go behind enemy lines to retrieve a paratrooper whose brothers have been killed in action.
Votes: 1,144,198 | Gross: $216.54M
2. The Prestige (2006)
PG-13 | 130 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
After a tragic accident, two stage magicians engage in a battle to create the ultimate illusion while sacrificing everything they have to outwit each other.
Votes: 1,095,653 | Gross: $53.09M
3. Dogville (2003)
R | 178 min | Crime, Drama
A woman on the run from the mob is reluctantly accepted in a small Colorado town. In exchange, she agrees to work for them. As a search visits the town, she finds out that their support has a price. Yet her dangerous secret is never far away.
Votes: 129,032 | Gross: $1.53M
4. Spider-Man 2 (2004)
PG-13 | 127 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Peter Parker is beset with troubles in his failing personal life as he battles a brilliant scientist named Doctor Otto Octavius.
Votes: 512,507 | Gross: $373.59M
6. Tucker: The Man and His Dream (1988)
PG | 110 min | Biography, Drama
The story of Preston Tucker, the maverick car designer and his ill-fated challenge to the auto industry with his revolutionary car concept.
Votes: 14,282 | Gross: $19.65M
8. Tomorrowland (2015)
PG | 130 min | Action, Adventure, Family
Bound by a shared destiny, a teen bursting with scientific curiosity and a former boy-genius inventor embark on a mission to unearth the secrets of a place somewhere in time and space that exists in their collective memory.
Votes: 164,114 | Gross: $93.44M
9. Oz the Great and Powerful (2013)
PG | 130 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
A frustrated circus magician from Kansas is transported to a magical land called Oz, where he will have to fulfill a prophecy to become the king, and release the land from the Wicked Witches using his great (but fake) powers.
Votes: 193,916 | Gross: $234.91M
10. The Choice (I) (2016)
PG-13 | 111 min | Drama, Romance
Travis and Gabby first meet as neighbors in a small coastal town and wind up in a relationship that is tested by life's most defining events.
Votes: 31,498 | Gross: $18.71M
11. The Brave Little Toaster (1987)
Not Rated | 90 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
A group of dated appliances embarks on a journey to the city to find its master after being abandoned in its cabin in the woods.
12. Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium (2007)
G | 93 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Molly Mahoney is the awkward and insecure manager of Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium, the strangest, most fantastic, most wonderful toy store in the world. But when Mr. Magorium, the 243-year-old eccentric who owns the store, bequeaths the store to her, a dark and ominous change begins to take over the once-remarkable Emporium.
Votes: 40,931 | Gross: $32.06M
13. Time After Time (1979)
PG | 112 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
H.G. Wells pursues Jack the Ripper to the 20th Century when the serial murderer uses the future writer's time machine to escape his time period.
16. You Can't Take It with You (1938)
Passed | 126 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A man from a family of rich snobs becomes engaged to a woman from a good-natured but decidedly eccentric family.
Votes: 21,641 | Gross: $4.66M
17. Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story (2017)
88 min | Documentary, Biography, History
The life and career of the hailed Hollywood movie star and underappreciated genius inventor, Hedy Lamarr.
Votes: 2,657 | Gross: $0.82M
18. Now You See Him, Now You Don't (1972)
G | 88 min | Family, Comedy, Sci-Fi
A chemistry student invents a spray that makes its wearer invisible. A crook finds out about it, and plans to steal it for himself.
19. The Men Who Built America (2012)
TV-14 | 295 min | Documentary, Biography, History
Miniseries shines a spotlight on the influential builders, dreamers and believers whose feats transformed the United States, a nation decaying from the inside after the Civil War, into the ... See full summary »
20. Synchronicity (IV) (2015)
R | 101 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
A physicist who invents a time machine must travel back to the past to uncover the truth about his creation and the woman who is trying to steal it.
Votes: 9,797 | Gross: $0.00M
22. Lilies (1996)
R | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Fantasy
When a bishop comes to a prison to hear the confession of an old friend he is forced to watch a play, performed by the inmates, about their youth together, love and betrayal.
Votes: 2,525 | Gross: $0.22M
23. Monkey Business (1931)
Not Rated | 77 min | Comedy, Musical
On a transatlantic crossing, The Marx Brothers get up to their usual antics and manage to annoy just about everyone on board the ship.
24. Playback (II) (2012)
R | 98 min | Horror, Thriller
A cop investigates the case of a missing local teen, though he discovers a dark secret that has been unleashed in his town, and an evil spirit that will stop at nothing to find its heir.
Votes: 4,527 | Gross: $0.00M
25. The Egg and I (1947)
Approved | 108 min | Comedy, Romance
On their wedding night, Bob reveals to Betty that he has purchased an abandoned chicken farm. Betty struggles to adapt to their new rural lifestyle, especially when a glamorous neighbor seems to set her eyes on Bob.
26. Ma and Pa Kettle (1949)
G | 76 min | Comedy
On the verge of being evicted from their run-down farmhouse, the large Kettle family is given a new, modern home after Pa wins a contest, but he is accused of plagiarizing his winning slogan by a jealous local woman.
27. Einstein's God Model (2016)
89 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
For thousands of years, only religion has offered an answer to what happens after death. Science is about to change that. With the help of a physicist, a blind medium, and Thomas Edison's ... See full summary »
29. Kid Galahad (1962)
Approved | 95 min | Drama, Musical, Sport
After completing his military service, Walter Gulick takes a job as a sparring partner at a gym, the owner of which sees potential in Walter as a professional fighter and takes him under his wing.
Votes: 2,233 | Gross: $1.75M
30. Command Decision (1948)
Passed | 112 min | Action, Drama, War
Army generals struggle with the decision to prioritize bombing the German factories producing new jet fighters over the extremely high casualties the mission will cost.
32. The Man They Could Not Hang (1939)
Unrated | 64 min | Crime, Horror, Sci-Fi
When Dr. Savaard's experiment in cryonics is interrupted by the short-sighted authorities, his volunteer dies, and he is condemned to death. He vows vengeance if he can survive his own hanging.
36. Theremin: An Electronic Odyssey (1993)
PG | 83 min | Documentary, Biography, History
A documentary about the inventor of the first electronic synthesiser instrument and his subsequent life after he was abducted by the KGB as well as a history of his instrument.
Votes: 898 | Gross: $0.19M
37. Ma and Pa Kettle Back on the Farm (1951)
Approved | 80 min | Comedy
The Kettles leave their ultra-modern home and return to the country looking for uranium. Ma and Tom's mother-in-law, Mrs. Parker, fight over whether their grandchild will be raised "hygienically".
38. Life with Louie: A Christmas Surprise for Mrs. Stillman (1994 TV Short)
21 min | Animation, Short, Family
Comedian Louie Anderson tells a story of one Christmas when he was a kid, growing up in Wisconsin, and how he and his dad brought Christmas cheer to a woman who appeared to have none.
39. Yes, Virginia, There Is a Santa Claus (1974 TV Short)
25 min | Animation, Family, Short
Partly based on a true story, a little girl writes to the editor of a newspaper concerning the existence of Santa Claus.
40. Vito (2011)
Not Rated | 93 min | Documentary, Biography, History
The story of Vito Russo, founding father of the gay liberation movement, author of "The Celluloid Closet," and vociferous AIDS activist in the 1980s.
43. Donald and the Wheel (1961)
Approved | 17 min | Animation, Short, Comedy
A father tells his son the invention of the wheel was most important; to prove it, the two hipsters visit the inventor caveman Donald Duck. There follows a survey of the progress of ... See full summary »
44. Dizzy Pilots (1943)
Approved | 17 min | Comedy, Short
The stooges are the Wrong brothers, three inventors trying to finish building an airplane they can sell to the army and thereby avoid the draft. When their plane, the "Buzzard", turns out ... See full summary »
Not Rated | 60 min | Documentary, Biography, History
This documentary is produced by one of the world's foremost authorities and biographers of Edwin S. Porter. Since little is known of Porter's personal life, the emphasis here is on his ... See full summary »
47. Nancy Drew: The Deadly Device (2012 Video Game)
E10+ | Adventure, Mystery
Teen detective Nancy Drew investigates after a theoretical physicist is found electrocuted in a Colorado laboratory.
Not Rated | 54 min | Documentary, Biography, History
The Thanhouser Company was a trail-blazing studio based in New Rochelle, New York, where from 1910 to 1917 it released over 1,000 films that were seen by audiences around the globe. This 53... See full summary »