Father of Invention

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Father of Invention
Father of Invention.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed byTrent Cooper
Produced byJared Ian Goldman
Kevin Spacey
Ken Barbet
Dana Brunetti
Kia Jam
Jonathan D. Krane
Jason Sciavicco
Written byTrent Cooper
Jonathan D. Krane
StarringKevin Spacey
Camilla Belle
Heather Graham
Johnny Knoxville
Anna Anissimova
Craig Robinson
Virginia Madsen
Music byNick Urata
CinematographySteve Yedlin
Edited byHeather Pearsons
Distributed byAnchor Bay Films
K Jam Media
Release date
  • February 15, 2010 (2010-02-15) (Berlinale)
  • October 14, 2011 (2011-10-14) (United States)
Running time
120 minutes
CountryUnited States

Father of Invention is a 2010 American comedy-drama film directed by Trent Cooper, and stars Kevin Spacey, Camilla Belle and Johnny Knoxville.


Robert Axle, a New Orleans-based infomercial guru, loses it all when one of his inventions maims thousands of customers. After eight years in a maximum-security prison, Axle is ready to redeem his name and rebuild his billion-dollar empire. But first he must convince his estranged daughter to let him live with her and her quirky, over-protective roommates.



The film currently has a 0% critic rating on Rotten Tomatoes based on 15 critic reviews, with an average rating of 3.8/10.[1]


  1. ^ "Father of Invention (2011)". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved 21 June 2018.

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