The Manhattan Project
The Manhattan Project ★★Manhattan Project: The Deadly Game 1986 (PG-13)
An exceptionally bright teenager decides to build a nuclear bomb for his project at the New York City science fair. He's out to prove how dangerously easy it is to build big bombs. When he steals plutonium from a local government installation, the feds attempt to nab the precocious youngster. Light moral overtones abound. Director Brickman co-wrote similarly titled “Manhattan.” 112m/C VHS, DVD . Dan E. Butler, Robert Sean Leonard, John David (J.D.) Cullum, Richard Jenkins, Timothy Carhart, Sully Boyar, Jimmie Ray Weeks, John Lithgow, Christopher Collet, Cynthia Nixon, Jill Eikenberry, John Mahoney, Richard Council, Robert Schenkkan, Paul Austin; D: Marshall Brickman; W: Marshall Brickman, Thomas Baum; C: Billy Williams.