The Manhattan Project Trailer

The Manhattan Project Trailer (1986)

"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" 13 June 1986 Thriller, Sci-Fi 118 mins

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.

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John Lithgow

as John Mathewson

Christopher Collet

as Paul Stephens

Cynthia Nixon

as Jenny Anderman

Jill Eikenberry

as Elizabeth Stephens

John Mahoney

as Lt. Col. Conroy

Richard Jenkins

as Radiation Controls Officer


Philippe Sarde

Original Music Composer

Billy Williams

Billy Williams Director of Photography

International Titles

Jogos Fatais Trailer

Le projet Manhattan Trailer

Manhattan Project - Der atomare Alptraum Trailer

Juguete mortal Trailer

Deadly Game Trailer

International Releases Dates

France 15 April 1987

Norway 21 May 1987

Sweden 15 May 1987

United States 13 June 1986

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