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Poll: Favorite Real Life Inventor Biopic

Which real life inventor or their biopic do you feel is the most inspirational?

Discuss the topic here.

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    The Imitation Game (2014)

    Alan Turing

    Mathematician, Codebreaker and Inventor

    Father of Modern Computers and Artificial Intelligence

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    The Aviator (2004)

    Howard Hughes

    Pioneer, Inventor, and Corporate Head in Film, Aviation and Aerospace

    Driving Force Behind Many Film, Aviation, Lingerie and Other Innovations

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    Tucker: The Man and His Dream (1988)

    Preston Tucker

    Inventor, Automobile Pioneer and Company Founder, Tucker Automobiles and Tucker Aircraft

    Driving Force Behind Many Automobile Innovations

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    Flash of Genius (2008)

    Robert Kearns


    Automobile Windshield Wiper and Other Inventions

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    Joy (2015)

    Joy Mangano

    Inventor and Company Founder

    Miracle Mop and Other Household Products

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    Steve Jobs (2015)

    Steve Jobs (and Steve 'Woz' Wozniak)

    Co-Founder and CEO Apple, Pixar and NeXT Computers

    Driving Force Behind Many Apple Products

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    Jobs (2013)

    Steve Jobs (and Steve 'Woz' Wozniak)

    Co-Founder and CEO Apple, Pixar and NeXT Computers

    Driving Force Behind Many Apple Products

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    The Secret Life of Nikola Tesla (1980)

    Nikola Tesla


    A/C Electrical Current and other Inventions

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    The Story of Alexander Graham Bell (1939)

    Alexander Graham Bell


    Inventor of Telephone (disputed) and Other Inventions

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    Edison, the Man (1940)

    Thomas A. Edison

    Inventor and Technology Pioneer

    Light Bulb, Phonograph and Many Other Inventions

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    My Life So Far (1999)

    Denis Forman

    TV Executive and Inventor

    Amateur Inventor

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    Carbine Williams (1952)

    Carbine Williams


    M1 Carbine Machine Gun Design

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    The Sea Inside (2004)

    Rámon Sampedro

    Euthansia Pioneer

    Legal Assisted Suicide Procedure

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    Something the Lord Made (2004)

    Vivien Thomas and Alfred Blalock

    Heart Surgery Pioneers and Inventors

    Pioneered Modern Heart Surgery Techniques and Instruments

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    Hysteria (2011)

    Dr. Mortimer Granville

    Inventor and Psychological Researcher


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    Quest for Fire (1981)



    Fire: Methods to Create, Transport and Applications

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    Dive Bomber (1941)

    Major Edward C. Schneider (and Others)

    Medical Researcher and Altitude Sickness Pioneer

    Invention of Pressure Suit and Pressurized Cockpit

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    Professor Marston and the Wonder Women (2017)

    William Moulton Marston

    Inventor and Psychological Researcher

    Systolic Blood Pressure Test, Lie Detector Pioneer, Wonder Woman Creator

    10 February 2018

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    The Odyssey (2016)

    Jacques-Yves Cousteau

    Inventor and Marine Conservation/Documentary/Underwater Photography Pioneer

    Co-Developer, Open-Circuit SCUBA System

    10 February 2018

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    Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story (2017)

    Hedy Lamar and George Antheil

    Torpedo Guidance Inventor and Wireless Phone-Bluetooth-Technology Pioneer

    Creators of "Frequency Hopping" Technology

    10 February 2018

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    Jefferson in Paris (1995)

    Thomas Jefferson

    Inventor and Democracy Pioneer

    Swivel Chair, "Great Clock", Lazy Susan and Many Others

    10 February 2018

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    The Story of Louis Pasteur (1936)

    Louis Pasteur

    Inventor, Medical Researcher and Germ Pioneer

    Vaccination, Microbial Fermentation and Pasteurization

    10 February 2018

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    Temple Grandin (2010)

    Temple Grandin Inventor and Autism Pioneer


    10 February 2018

  24. Vote!

    The Social Network (2010)

    Mark Zuckerberg (and Others)

    Internet Pioneer

    Driving Force Behind and Facebook Creator

    10 February 2018

  25. Vote!

    The Fifth Estate (2013)

    Julian Assange (and Daniel Berg)

    Internet Pioneer

    Driving Force Behind and WikiLeaks Creator

    10 February 2018

  26. Vote!

    Longitude (2000)

    John Harrison

    Inventor and Clockmaker

    Invented Marine Chronometer, revolutionized sea navigation and greatly increased the safety of long-distance sea travel.

    24 October 2018

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    Dr. Ehrlich's Magic Bullet (1940)

    Dr. Paul Ehrlich

    Nobel prize-winning Immunology Pioneer

    He made important contributions in the treatment of syphilis, diphtheria, as well as, in the fields of chemotherapy and therapeutic serums and popularized the concept of a magic bullet.

    24 October 2018

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