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PG-13| 1 hr. 34 min.

Plot Summary
Recently released from prison, a former millionaire (Kevin Spacey) must reinvent himself before he can rebuild his infomercial empire.

Cast: Kevin Spacey , Camilla Belle , Heather Graham , Johnny Knoxville , Craig Robinson , Virginia Madsen , Anna Anissimova ,

Director: Trent Cooper

Genres: Comedy

Distributor: Anchor Bay

Father of Invention (2010)

Release Date: October 14th, 2011|1 hr. 34 min.

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fan reviews ( 1 )
  • 40
    New York Daily News

    Kevin Spacey works heroically to overcome the flaws in Father of Invention, but Trent Cooper's flaky indie does depressingly little to earn its star's commitment. show more

  • 40
    Kirk Honeycutt The Hollywood Reporter

    Comedies don't get much more unfunny than Father of Invention, a lame and somewhat preachy comic take on a father trying to get back into his daughter's good graces. show more

  • 50
    Lou Lumenick New York Post

    Make no mistake, Father of Invention is the hilarious Spacey's show all the way. show more

  • October 26, 2011 iu00000000104010
    Report This User

    Its sucks. Its not funny at all.

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