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?
At the party, Dr. Schoenfield (John C. McGinley
) is wearing his Captain's bars 90 Degrees off. They should be parallel to the lower edge of the shirt collar not the edge that touches his neck, as is shown. See more
Gen. Leslie R. Groves
We could give this country the biggest stick in the playground, and I intend to do that.
Brown Jug Swing
Written by Joseph Winner
(as J.E. Winner)
Arranged by Garnett Brown See more