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PG-13| 2 hr. 6 min.

Plot Summary
Assigned to oversee the development of the atomic bomb, Gen. Leslie Groves (Paul Newman) is a stern military man determined to have the project go according to plan. Groves selects J. Robert Oppenheimer (Dwight Schultz) as the key scientist on the top-secret operation, but the two men clash fiercely on a number of issues. Despite their frequent conflicts, Groves and Oppenheimer ultimately push ahead with two bomb designs -- the bigger "Fat Man" and the more streamlined "Little Boy."

Cast: Paul Newman , Dwight Schultz , Bonnie Bedelia , John Cusack , Laura Dern , Ron Frazier , John C. McGinley , Natasha Richardson

Director: Roland Joffé

Genres: Historical drama

Fat Man and Little Boy (1989)

Release Date: January 1st, 1989|2 hr. 6 min.

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