Fat Man and Little Boy

Fat Man and Little Boy

127 mins | Drama, War, History | Oct. 20, 1989

This film reenacts the Manhattan Project, the secret wartime project in New Mexico where the first atomic bombs were designed and built.

Fat Man and Little Boy

127 mins | Drama, War, History | Oct. 20, 1989

Fat Man and Little Boy
This film reenacts the Manhattan Project, the secret wartime project in New Mexico where the first atomic bombs were designed and built.
IMDb rating 6.5
Producers Paramount, Lightmotive
Original title Fat Man and Little Boy
Directors Roland Joffé
Writers Roland Joffé, Bruce Robinson

Cast

Paul Newman

as Gen. Leslie R. Groves

Dwight Schultz

as J. Robert Oppenheimer

Bonnie Bedelia

as Kitty Oppenheimer

John Cusack

as Michael Merriman

Laura Dern

as Kathleen Robinson

Ron Frazier

as Peter de Silva

John C. McGinley

as Capt. Richard Schoenfield, MD

Natasha Richardson

as Jean Tatlock

Ron Vawter

as Jamie Latrobe

Michael Brockman

as William 'Deke' Parsons

Ed Lauter

as Whitney Ashbridge