Fat Man and Little Boy Trailer & Clips


Fat Man and Little Boy full movie is released on Oct 20, 1989. Watch Fat Man and Little Boy online - the English Biography movie from United States , which has achieved a worldwide gross of $3,563,162. Fat Man and Little Boy is directed by Roland Joffé and created by Bruce Robinson with Paul Newman and Dwight Schultz. Fat Man and Little Boy is available online on Kanopy and Amazon Video.

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.

As know as:

Salaisuuksien varjossa, The Shadowmakers, Создатели тени, Fat Man and Little Boy, I skuggan av en hemlighet

Release Date:

Oct 20, 1989

Release Date (Streaming):

Apr 08, 2008


United States, Mexico



Stream Service:

Paramount Pictures

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The story of the extraordinary people who changed our world.


Desson Thomson
Washington Post
[Fat Man] is not resoundingly disastrous. That would imply a certain energy.
by rottentomatoes, Jan 01, 2000
Hal Hinson
Washington Post
A singular, powerful experience.
by rottentomatoes, Jan 01, 2000
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
Fat Man and Little Boy is a fiction based on the Manhattan Project, but it is thin and unfocused and hardly even suggests the enormous moral and practical questions that the scientists wrestled with in the New Mexico desert.
by rottentomatoes, Jan 01, 2000

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