The Manhattan Project (1986)

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.

  • Marshall Brickman

  • Marshall Brickman
  • Thomas Baum

Release Date: 1986-06-13
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  • Country: US
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 118
  • Budget: $18,000,000
  • Revenue: $3,900,000
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