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Infinity (1996)

Story of the early life of genius and Nobel Prize-winning physicist Richard Feynman.

Director:

Matthew Broderick

Writers:

Richard Feynman (books), Ralph Leighton (books) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Matthew Broderick ... Richard Feynman
Jeffrey Force Jeffrey Force ... Young Richard
Peter Riegert ... Mel Feynman
David Drew Gallagher David Drew Gallagher ... Harold
Raffi Di Blasio ... Robert (as Raffi DiBlasio)
Josh Keaton ... David (as Joshua Wiener)
Patricia Arquette ... Arline Greenbaum
James Hong ... Abacus Adder
Emerson Tran Emerson Tran ... Kid
Melissa DeLizia ... Young Joan
Dori Brenner Dori Brenner ... Tutti Feynman
John Hammil John Hammil ... County Dr. #1
Jack Lindine ... Mr. Greenbaum
Helene Moore Helene Moore ... County Nurse #1
Carl Strano Carl Strano ... County Dr. #2
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Storyline

As a young boy, Richard was fascinated with science and objects in motion. This wonderment was reinforced through the efforts of his father. The only thing that mattered as much as science, and his family, was Arline, whom he met when they were both in school. But fate can often be cruel and Arline is found to be stricken by Tuberculosis. Undaunted, Richard studies the disease as he studies science in hopes of curing her. When her disease is in remission, they marry and he proceeds on to college where his studies and the war lead him to Los Alamos to work on the Manhattan Project. While Richard is intrigued with the solution to the project, he is also concerned with the outcome and saddened with the failing health of Arline. Written by Tony Fontana <tony.fontana@spacebbs.com>

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Genres:

Biography | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for thematic elements, mild sensuality and language | See all certifications »
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Official Sites:

First Look Pictures

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 October 1996 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Aperanti agapi See more »

Filming Locations:

Las Vegas, New Mexico, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$78,976, 6 October 1996, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$195,170
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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

The gate scene at Los Alamos is accurate and Richard had many more pranks that he pulled while working there. Most notably he picked locks. The one unique combination of locks was a series of file cabinets in a mathematicians office where the combinations began with the first few digits of the natural logarithm of e. See more »

Quotes

Mel Feynman: Richie, how old are you?
Young Richard: Six.
Mel Feynman: Well, act your age.
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Connections

Referenced in Honest Trailers: The Emmys (2016) See more »

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In My Arms
Written by Frank Loesser
Published by Frank Music Corp. (ASCAP)
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A gentle love story, played against the backdrop of the development of the Atom bomb.
22 July 2003 | by swedensmSee all my reviews

It's not an exciting movie, but it's not meant to be. This movie is for thinkers. It's a real love story with someone who could have been your neighbor, set against a time when people were just recovering from the Depression and being forced into WW2.

I love what Broderick did with this film. In an age where people are jaded and "have" to be stimulated with action, big noises and blood to stay the boredom, he has given us a glimpse of a more innocent time -- maybe the last innocent time in American history -- and insight into the world of two very different people who obviously loved each other very much.

Congratulations Mr. Broderick and thank you for telling their story. I wish I had met them both.


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