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Charles Lang
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In the 1930s, Charles Lang invents an engine that runs using water for fuel. But when he tries to get it patented, he is first offered a ridiculously low amount. When he refuses, he is suddenly several people are pressuring him to sell. The big oil companies don't want the competition. Now he has to try and keep them from getting his idea, and somehow get it published. Written by Brian W Martz <B.Martz@Genie.com>

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The Water Engine
8 February 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This was a great movie,

TNT played this back to back in the sumer of 93 for two straight days "or more", I think they were trying to tell us something... It was really an eye opener for me. Anyway, believe it or not, you decide.

It just comes to tell you, how far *they* will go... It is a movie that keeps you on your toes, you really do not know what to expect.

It was a Great Performance from William H. Macy. This is a must see, if you can get your hands on a copy. I have not found one yet.

This is one of those movie, that you must watch a couple of times or more.


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