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Starring: Cillian Murphy, Emily Blunt, Matt Damon, Robert Downey Jr., Florence Pugh, Rami Malek, Benny Safdie, Josh Hartnett, Dane DeHaan, Jack Quaid, Matthew Modine, Alden Ehrenreich, Kenneth Branagh, David Dastmalchian, Jason Clark, Gary Oldman, Olivia Thirlby
Historical bio-drama written and directed by Christopher Nolan. Oppenheimer (2023) centers on theoretical physicist J. Robert Oppenheimer (Cillian Murphy), who contributed to the Manhattan Project, the quest to build a nuclear bomb during World War II, and his contributions that led to the creation of the atomic bomb.
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Kitty Oppenheimer: The world is changing, reforming. This is your moment.
J. Robert Oppenheimer: We imagine a future, and our imaginings horrify us. They won’t fear it until they understand it. And they won’t understand it until they’ve used it.
J. Robert Oppenheimer: Theory will take you only so far.
J. Robert Oppenheimer: I don’t know if we can be trusted with such a weapon. But we have no choice.
J. Robert Oppenheimer: Is anyone ever going to tell the truth about what’s happening here?
Man: How can this man, who saw so much, be so blind?
Lewis Strauss: The force from which the sun draws its power has been loosed.
Man: You gave them the power to destroy themselves.
Lewis Strauss: It made him the most important man who ever lived.
Lewis Strauss: The man who moved the Earth.