In real life, Robert Oppenheimer was the scientific head of the Manhattan Project, the secret wartime project in New Mexico where the first atomic bombs were designed and built. General Leslie Groves was in overall command of it. This film reenacts the project with an emphasis on their relationship. Written by
The story of the extraordinary people who changed our world.
Did You Know?
In the opening scene stating the date, Pentagon 1942, 9 months since Pearl Harbor isn't factual. The Pentagon wasn't completed until January 1943. See more
Gen. Leslie R. Groves
Gotta come down out of the clouds gentlemen, and get into the business... of winning the war.
Brown Jug Swing
Arranged by Garnett Brown See more