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  • Fat Man and Little Boy (1989)
  • PG-13
    127 min | Biography, Drama, History
Fat Man and Little Boy (1989)
PG-13
127 min | Biography, Drama, History

This film reenacts the Manhattan Project, the secret WWII project, and the first atomic bombs designed, built, and tested in Los Alamos.
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Bruce Robinson (story) (screenplay) | Roland Joffé (screenplay)
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Release date
Oct 20, 1989 (United States)

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57 cast members
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Paul Newman
General Leslie R. Groves General Leslie R. Groves   See fewer
Dwight Schultz
J. Robert Oppenheimer J. Robert Oppenheimer   See fewer
Bonnie Bedelia
Kitty Oppenheimer Kitty Oppenheimer   See fewer
John Cusack
Michael Merriman Michael Merriman   See fewer
Laura Dern
Kathleen Robinson Kathleen Robinson   See fewer
Ron Frazier
Peer de Silva Peer de Silva   See fewer
John C. McGinley
Richard Schoenfield Richard Schoenfield   See fewer
Natasha Richardson
Jean Tatlock Jean Tatlock   See fewer
Ron Vawter
Jamie Latrobe Jamie Latrobe   See fewer
Michael Brockman
William 'Deke' Parsons William 'Deke' Parsons   See fewer
Del Close
Dr. Kenneth Whiteside Dr. Kenneth Whiteside   See fewer
John Considine
Robert Tuckson Robert Tuckson   See fewer
Allan Corduner
Franz Goethe (as Alan Corduner) Franz Goethe (as Alan Corduner)   See fewer
Joe D'Angerio
Seth Neddermeyer (as Joseph D'Angerio) Seth Neddermeyer (as Joseph D'Angerio)   See fewer
Jon DeVries
Johnny Mount (as Jon De Vries) Johnny Mount (as Jon De Vries)   See fewer
James Eckhouse
Robert Harper Robert Harper   See fewer
Todd Field
Robert Wilson Robert Wilson   See fewer
Mary Pat Gleason
Dora Welsh Dora Welsh   See fewer
Clark Gregg
Douglas Panton Douglas Panton   See fewer
Péter Halász
George Kistiakowsky George Kistiakowsky   See fewer
Gerald Hiken
Leo Szilard Leo Szilard   See fewer
Arthur Holden
Oakridge Doctor Oakridge Doctor   See fewer
Ed Lauter
Whitney Ashbridge Whitney Ashbridge   See fewer
Donald MacKechnie
James Tuck James Tuck   See fewer
Madison Mason
Boris Pash Boris Pash   See fewer
Christoph Pieczynski
Otto Frisch (as Christopher Pieczynski) Otto Frisch (as Christopher Pieczynski)   See fewer
Don Pugsley
Bronston Bronston   See fewer
Logan Ramsey
Brehon Somervell Brehon Somervell   See fewer
Fred Thompson
Melrose Hayden Barry (as Fred Dalton Thompson) Melrose Hayden Barry (as Fred Dalton Thompson)   See fewer
Jim True-Frost
Donald Hornig Donald Hornig   See fewer
Barry Yourgrau
Edward Teller Edward Teller   See fewer
Marek Alboszta
Scientist Scientist   See fewer
Steven Baigelman
Dr. Avenell Dr. Avenell   See fewer
Frank Benettieri Jr.
Messenger Messenger   See fewer
Roger Cubicciotti
Frank Oppenheimer Frank Oppenheimer   See fewer
Franco Cutietta
Enrico Fermi Enrico Fermi   See fewer
Robert Peter Gale
Dr. Louis Hempelman Dr. Louis Hempelman   See fewer
Wesley Harrison
Peter Oppenheimer Peter Oppenheimer   See fewer
Brent Harrison
Peter Oppenheimer Peter Oppenheimer   See fewer
Tom McFarlane
Scientist Scientist   See fewer
David C. Parnes
Raincoat Man Raincoat Man   See fewer
Allen Poirson
Harold McDonald Harold McDonald   See fewer
David Politzer
Robert Serber Robert Serber   See fewer
Bill Rubenstein
Times Reporter Times Reporter   See fewer
Ken Strausbaugh
Observation Officer Observation Officer   See fewer
Walter Sullivan
Henry Stimson Henry Stimson   See fewer
Brian Wandell
Dennis Talmudge Dennis Talmudge   See fewer
John Williams
Mack Stoddard Mack Stoddard   See fewer
Walker Edmiston
Actor (voice) Actor (voice)   See fewer
Matthew Faison
Actor (voice) Actor (voice)   See fewer
Stan Jones
Actor (voice) (as Stanley Jones) Actor (voice) (as Stanley Jones)   See fewer
Alan Oppenheimer
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David Brainard
Samuel Allison Samuel Allison   See fewer
William J. Bruno
Scientist Scientist   See fewer
Marla Feller
Scientist Scientist   See fewer
David Smith
Scientist Scientist   See fewer
Kevin Tighe
Committee Member (uncredited) Committee Member (uncredited)   See fewer
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