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1. Manhattan (2014–2015)
TV-14 | 55 min | Drama, History, War
In 1943, in Los Alamos, New Mexico, a team of government scientists is working on the top secret Manhattan Project in a race to produce an atomic bomb before the Nazis. Meanwhile, their families adjust to a life on the military base.
2. The Catcher Was a Spy (2018)
R | 94 min | Biography, Drama, History
Former Major League Baseball player Moe Berg goes undercover in World War II Europe for the Office of Strategic Services.
Votes: 9,057 | Gross: $0.71M
3. Kiss Me Deadly (1955)
Not Rated | 106 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Mystery
A doomed female hitchhiker pulls Mike Hammer into a deadly whirlpool of intrigue, revolving around a mysterious "great whatsit".
4. Lorenzo's Oil (1992)
PG-13 | 129 min | Biography, Drama
Lorenzo Odone, a Virginia 5-year-old, develops a degenerative nerve disease so rare that nobody is working on a cure, so his parents decide to immerse themselves in research and tackle the problem themselves.
Votes: 21,845 | Gross: $7.29M
5. Fat Man and Little Boy (1989)
PG-13 | 127 min | Biography, Drama, History
This film reenacts the Manhattan Project, the secret wartime project in New Mexico where the first atomic bombs were designed and built.
Votes: 7,469 | Gross: $3.56M
6. Adventures of a Mathematician (2020)
102 min | Biography, Drama
The warmhearted story of Polish immigrant and mathematician Stan Ulam, who moved to the U.S. in the 1930s. Stan deals with the difficult losses of family and friends all while helping to create the hydrogen bomb and the first computer.
9. Oppenheimer (1980)
50 min | Biography, Drama, History
Biography of the American physicist who led the U.S. effort to develop the atomic bomb during World War II, only to find himself suspected as a security risk in the 1950s because of his ... See full summary »
13. Day One (1989 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 141 min | Drama, History
The use of the atomic bomb to end WWII was one of the most controversial events in human history. This Emmy-winning 1989 miniseries brings the conflicts to life in wrenching performances by a stellar cast.
14. The Beginning or the End (1947)
Passed | 112 min | Biography, Drama, History
The research, development, and deployment of the first atomic bomb, as well as the bombing of Hiroshima, are detailed in this docudrama.
15. Loose Change 9/11: An American Coup (2009 Video)
Unrated | 99 min | Documentary, History, War
An exploration of the viewpoint that the September 11, 2001 attacks were planned by the United States government.
16. The Day After Trinity (1981)
Not Rated | 88 min | Documentary, Biography
Scientists and witnesses involved in the creation and testing of the first ever atomic bomb reflect on the Manhattan project and its fascinating leader, J. Robert Oppenheimer, who upon ... See full summary »
17. Atomic Homefront (2017)
TV-14 | 100 min | Documentary
A terrifying look at the corruption that's destroying our nation and our planet. This should shake every American citizen. Citizens of an American city fight back against corruption and greed and try to save their own lives.
20. The Second Front (2005)
R | 88 min | Action, Romance, War
In the midst of World War 2, intelligence services from England, Germany and Russia collided in a fierce fight for the mind of Nicky Raus, a genius German Jewish scientist who has been developing a powerful state-of-the-art secret weapon.
21. The Safe Side of the Fence (2015)
108 min | Documentary
World War II's Manhattan Project required the refinement of massive amounts of uranium, and St. Louis-based Mallinckrodt Chemical Works took on the job. As a result, the chemical company's ... See full summary »
22. The Trials of J. Robert Oppenheimer (2008)
109 min | Documentary, Biography, History
J. Robert Oppenheimer was a national hero, the brilliant scientist who during WWII led the scientific team that created the atomic bomb. But after the bomb brought the war to an end, in ... See full summary »
TV-PG | 115 min | Documentary, Biography, History
Schreiber was one of Oppenheimer's brilliant young physicists recruited for the Manhattan Project during World War II. He was entrusted to carry the Plutonium core to Tinian Island where ... See full summary »
24. The First Secret City (2015)
105 min | Documentary
Before the creation of the secret cities of Los Alamos, Oak Ridge and Hanford, the Manhattan Project hired the Mallinckrodt Chemical Works of St. Louis to refine the first uranium used in ... See full summary »
26. What Happened on the Moon? - An Investigation Into Apollo (2000 Video)
225 min | Documentary
An in-depth British breakdown of how NASA never had the technology to overcome putting a man on on the moon or anywhere further than low orbit from the Apollo moon missions even today with ... See full summary »
27. Rich Hall's Red Menace (2019)
Comedian Rich Hall presents an alternative history of the Cold War, from nuclear near misses and fallout shelters to the CIA wiring a cat to spy on the Russian ambassador.
30. The Strangest Dream (2008)
Not Rated | 89 min | Documentary, Biography
The biography of Joseph Rotblat, the only scientist to leave the Manhattan Project, and would eventually win a Nobel Peace Prize.
31. Klaus Fuchs - Atomspion (1989)
88 min | Documentary
England, 1950. A defector Russian points out the brilliant nuclear physicist Klaus Fuchs as a spy for the Soviet Union. Apparently, five years earlier, Fuchs had smuggled documents out of ... See full summary »
32. The Next Day (2021)
18 min | Short, Biography | Completed
The Next Day tells the story of J. Robert Oppenheimer, the director of the Manhattan Project, as he struggles to sleep the night before the testing of the first atomic bomb.
34. Eynshteyn. Teoriya lyubvi (2013– )
180 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
Scientists tend to rationalize everything, whether it's the existence of God or humans' deepest feelings. But scientists, too, are capable of passion.
35. America's Atomic Bomb Tests: Operation Tumbler Snapper (1997 Video)
47 min | Documentary, History, War
These are the atomic bomb tests that provided the answers that today are the core of America's nuclear weapon's knowledge. Formerly classified, this motion picture material documents ... See full summary »
36. Little Boy (2007)
14 min | Short, Drama
The second installment of Frank Mosley's Perception Trilogy, inspired by Greek philosopher Plato's quote, "We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life ... See full summary »
38. Israel und die Bombe - Ein radioaktives Tabu (2012 TV Movie)
52 min | Documentary
The documentary examines the question of Israel's possession of nuclear weapons. Answering in the affermative the movie also examines how Israel did so in secrecy but with the assistance of other countries.
40. The Secret and the Sacred: Two Worlds at Los Alamos (2001 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 45 min | Documentary
In Los Alamos New Mexico, Robert J. Oppenheimer and his staff created the first atomic bomb, "Trinity," the scientific prototype to "Little Boy" and "Fat Man," the bombs that hastened the ... See full summary »
The Propaganda Report (2016– )
DNB: Operation Warped Vaccine, Tear Gas Flavored Ice Cream, & Stacey Abrams Auditions for VP on Biden's Virtual Town Hall
(2020 Podcast Episode)
The Propaganda Report (2016– )
DNB: Secret Group Operating a COVID-19 Manhattan Project, NYT Pushes Estrogen Shots for Men, Devil's Advocate & Secret Michelle Obama Documentary
(2020 Podcast Episode)
Prophets of Science Fiction (2011–2012)
TV-PG | 44 min | Documentary, Biography, Sci-Fi
With stories like The Time Machine and The War of the Worlds, H.G. Wells established himself as a sci-fi writer of almost clairvoyant talent. But these tales of hi-tech adventure hold an ominous warning - beware the dark side of progress.
Curious Droid (2016– )
How the Atomic Race Was Won
17 min | Documentary
In addition to the United States, Japan and Nazi Germany had programs to develop nuclear bombs. And America's program, which included Canada, was founded on the United Kingdom's prior work ... See full summary »
Star: Paul Shillito
Secrets of the Dead (2000– )
TV-PG | 54 min | Documentary, History, Mystery
During World War 2, Japan developed a super-submarine capable of launching bomber aircraft as a strategic weapon to carry the conflict to the United States mainland. But in the rapidly ... See full summary »
A Science Odyssey (1998– )
Mysteries of the Universe
At the beginning of the century, discoveries about the hidden workings of the everyday world suggest all is not as it seems. Quantum theory, relativity, nuclear power, and clues about the ... See full summary »
Curious Droid (2016– )
Proximity Fuze - The 3rd Most Crucial Development of WW2
15 min | Documentary
At the start of World War Two anti aircraft guns were virtually ineffective against enemy aircraft. Esitimates were that between one and twenty thousand shells were fired for each plane ... See full summary »
Star: Paul Shillito
The Mike Wallace Interview (1957–1960)
Mike Wallace interviews Ralph Lapp (1917-2004), American physicist who worked on the Manhattan Project, authored the book "Victims of the Super Bomb" (1957), and coined the term "The China Syndrome" (1971).
Lost Worlds (2005–2007)
Secret Cities of the A-Bomb
TV-PG | 45 min | Documentary, History
Secret U.S. cities were born out of the Manhattan Project and then abandoned, leaving historians to interview former citizens and search crumbling buildings to create a picture of what they were like.