Release Date: 1989
DVD Release Date: November 13th, 2007
Not Yet Rated|2 hr 25 min
Based on true events surrounding the creation of the atomic bomb, this drama follows the complicated relationship between physicist Leo Szilard (Michael Tucker), scientist J. Robert Oppenheimer (David Strathairn) and Gen. Leslie Groves (Brian Dennehy). Assigned to oversee the project, Groves chooses Oppenheimer to build the historic bomb. But, when World War II inspires the government to use the weapon, Szilard reconsiders his opinions about atomic warfare.
Director: Joseph Sargent
Genres: Historical drama