Father of Invention

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Father of Invention
Father of Invention.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed by Trent Cooper
Produced by Jared Ian Goldman
Kevin Spacey
Ken Barbet
Dana Brunetti
Kia Jam
Jonathan D. Krane
Jason Sciavicco
Written by Trent Cooper
Jonathan D. Krane
Starring Kevin Spacey
Camilla Belle
Heather Graham
Johnny Knoxville
Anna Anissimova
with Craig Robinson
and Virginia Madsen
Music by Nick Urata
Cinematography Steve Yedlin
Edited by Heather Pearsons
Distributed by Anchor 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
Country United States
Language English

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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