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The Manhattan Project (1986)


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Title: The Manhattan Project (1986)

Tagline: Paul Stevens' high school science project has gotten a little out of hand. He just built an atomic bomb. Now he's got 11 hours to make sure it doesn't work.

Genre: Science Fiction, Thriller

Director: Marshall Brickman

Cast: John Lithgow, Christopher Collet, Cynthia Nixon, Jill Eikenberry, John Mahoney, Richard Jenkins, Robert Sean Leonard, Steve Blum

Release: 1986-06-13

Runtime: 118

Plot: Named after the World War II-era program, the plot revolves around a gifted high school student who decides to construct a nuclear bomb for a national science fair. The film's underlying theme involves the Cold War of the 1980s when government secrecy and mutually assured destruction were key political and military issues.
The Manhattan Project (1986)


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