Oppenheimer is an IMAX®-shot epic thriller that was written by Christopher Nolan and directed by him. The film immerses viewers in the heart-pounding conundrum of the mysterious man who must run the risk of destroying the planet in order to rescue it. Christopher Nolan wrote and directed the film.
Emily Blunt plays J. Robert Oppenheimer’s wife, the biologist and botanist Katherine “Kitty” Oppenheimer, in the movie. Cillian Murphy plays the role of J. Robert Oppenheimer. Matt Damon, who won an Academy Award for his portrayal of General Leslie Groves Jr., the director of the Manhattan Project, and Robert Downey Jr., who plays Lewis Strauss, a founding commissioner of the United States Atomic Energy Commission, both star in the film.
Florence Pugh, who was nominated for an Academy Award®, plays psychiatrist Jean Tatlock, Benny Safdie plays theoretical physicist Edward Teller, Michael Angarano plays Robert Serber, and Josh Hartnett plays Ernest Lawrence, a pioneering American nuclear scientist.
Oppenheimer also stars Oscar® winner Rami Malek, and it reunites director Christopher Nolan with actor, writer, and filmmaker Kenneth Branagh, who has been nominated for eight Oscars®.
Dane DeHaan (Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets), Dylan Arnold (Halloween franchise), David Krumholtz (The Ballad of Buster Scruggs), Alden Ehrenreich (Solo: A Star Wars Story), and Matthew Modine are among the actors who have been cast in the film (The Dark Knight Rises).
The screenplay was adapted from the book “American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer,” which was written by Kai Bird and the late Martin J. Sherwin and was awarded the Pulitzer Prize. Christopher Nolan, Emma Thomas, and Charles Roven, who are all associated with Atlas Entertainment, are the film’s producers.
The movie Oppenheimer was shot using a variety of film formats, including IMAX® 65mm, 65mm large-format film photography, and for the very first time ever, segments shot in IMAX® black and white analogue photography.
Films directed by Nolan, such as “Tenet,” “Dunkirk,” “Interstellar,” “Inception,” and “The Dark Knight Trilogy,” have collectively grossed more than $5 billion around the world at the box office. In addition, Nolan’s films have been honored with 11 Academy Awards and 36 nominations, including two for “Best Picture.”