The Manhattan Project (1986)

Title: The Manhattan Project

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,Sarah Burke,Robert Schenkkan

Status: Released

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.

Trailer Cast Crew Videos

    • John Lithgow

      John Mathewson
    • Christopher Collet

      Paul Stephens
    • Cynthia Nixon

      Jenny Anderman
    • Jill Eikenberry

      Elizabeth Stephens
    • John Mahoney

      Lt. Col. Conroy
    • Richard Jenkins

      Radiation Controls Officer
    • Robert Sean Leonard

    • Steve Blum

      Laser Efficiency Kid (as Richard Cardona)
    • Sarah Burke

      Jenny's Parent
    • Robert Schenkkan

      Government Aide
    • Shay Cunliffe (Costume & Make-Up)

      Costume Design
    • Juliet Taylor (Production)

    • Nina Ramsey (Art)

      Set Decoration
    • Billy Williams (Camera)

      Director of Photography
    • Robert Guerra (Art)

      Art Direction
    • Roger Paradiso (Production)

      Associate Producer
    • Philippe Sarde (Sound)

      Original Music Composer
    • Thomas Baum (Writing)

    • Nina Feinberg (Editing)

    • Bruce McNall (Production)

    • Marshall Brickman (Writing)

    • Hank Muller (Camera)

      Assistant Camera
    • Jennifer Ogden (Production)

    • Philip Rosenberg (Art)

      Production Design
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