"The Manhattan Project" quotes

The Manhattan Project poster
A high school prodigy builds an atomic bomb with stolen plutonium to win the 45th National Science Fair and expose a nuclear weapons lab posing as nuclear medicine in Ithaca NY.

Director: Marshall Brickman
Writer: Marshall Brickman, Thomas Baum
Production: N/A
Year: 1986
MetaScore: 61/100
ImdbRating: 6.1
BoxOffice: $3,900,000
Released: 13 Jun 1986
Awards: 1 win & 2 nominations

19 Clips

Cast

John Mathewson - John Lithgow
Government Aide - Richard Council
Government Aide - Robert Schenkkan
General - Paul Austin
Scientist - Adrian Sparks
Scientist - Curt Dempster
Lab Assistant - Bran Ferren
Paul Stephens - Christopher Collet
Elizabeth Stephens - Jill Eikenberry
Jenny Anderman - Cynthia Nixon
Science Teacher - Gregg Edelman
Roland - Abraham Unger
Tennis - David Quinn
Terry - Trey Cummins
Local FBI - Steve Borton
Local FBI - Harlan Cary Poe
Jenny's Parent - Ned Schmidtke
Jenny's Parent - Sarah Burke
Jenny's Brother - Allen DeCheser
Jenny's Brother - Arthur De Cheser
Lt. Col. Conroy - John Mahoney
Conroy's Lieutenant - Fred G. Smith
Eccles - JD Cullum
Moore - Manny Jacobs
Saito - Eric Hsiao
Halley's Comet Kid - Trevor Bolling
Laser Efficiency Kid - Steve Blum
Flirting Kid - Heather Rose Dominic
Flirting Kid - Bruce Smolanoff
Registrar - Joan Kendall
Injection Doctor - Tom Tarpey
Barbara Collins - TV Reporter - Joan Harris
Kerry Donovan - WBNG News - Kerry Donovan
Command - Ken Chapin
Electronics - Peter McRobbie
Computer - Warren Keith
Interrogator - Bruce Jarchow
Interogator - Stephen Markle
Helicopter Pilot - Al Cerullo
Radiation Controls Officer - Richard Jenkins
Night Guard - Sully Boyar
Relief Guard - Timothy Carhart
Howard - Fred Melamed
Day Attendant - Warren Manzi
Day Security Receptionist - Michael Telesco
SWAT - Dan Butler
Computer Operator - George Cron
Teen at Science Fair - E.J. Dougherty
Science Fair Kid - Keith Howard
D.O.D. Man - Richard Hughes