film The Best Movies About Inventors  

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List Rules Films about real or fictional inventors only

Some of the most entertaining or informative films have been about great actual or fictional inventors.  Which films about those innovative inventors are the most enjoyable to watch over and over?  Please add any that have been missed.

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Flash of Genius is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies About Inventors
Flash of Genius Marc Abraham

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The Social Network David Fincher

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Back to the Future Robert Zemeckis

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Temple Grandin Mick Jackson

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Iron Man Jon Favreau filmography

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The Hudsucker Proxy Ethan Coen, Joel Coen

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Ghostbusters Ivan Reitman

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The Goonies is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies About Inventors
The Goonies Richard Donner

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Short Circuit John Badham

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Iron Man 2 Jon Favreau filmography

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Iron Man 3 is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Movies About Inventors
Iron Man 3 Shane Black

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Envy Barry Levinson

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Metropolis Fritz Lang

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The Fly is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies About Inventors
The Fly David Cronenberg

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Hysteria Tanya Wexler

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