About the Film

Everyone knows that teenagers are smarter than adults, and if given a chance the kids could save the world — if they don’t blow it to bits first. The Manhattan Project follows teenage prodigy Paul Stephens as he discovers the Plutonium stockpile of nuclear physicist and conspires with his whistleblower girlfriend to be the first person to design and build a homemade nuclear bomb.

Director: Marshall Brickman
Runtime: 113 minutes
Year: 1986
Cast: John Lithgow, Christopher Collet, Richard Council

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