Oppenheimer (15) (Starts at 7.30pm) (S)

Screening: Saturday 10th February 2024

  • 180 min
  • Biography, Drama, History
  • Realease date: 21 Jul 2023 (United States, United Kingdom)
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IMDB Rating:
8.5 / 10


This is an epic biographical thriller of the life of J. Robert Oppenheimer, the American theoretical physicist credited with being the “father of the atomic bomb”.  The story predominantly focuses on his studies, his direction of the Manhattan Project during World War II, and his eventual fall from grace due to his 1954 security hearing.   It stars Cillian Murphy as Oppenheimer, Emily Blunt as his wife “Kitty”, Matt Damon as Leslie Groves, Head of the Manhattan Project, Robert Downey Jr. as U.S. Atomic Energy Commission member Lewis Strauss, and Florence Pugh as Oppenheimer’s communist lover Jean Tatlock.  Running time: 180 mins.


Subtitles: Some members who have already watched the film found difficulties understanding the dialogue thus missing out on some finer points of the story. We have decided on this occasion to include English subtitles and we will ask you if this was helpful.