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Fat Man & Little Boy


In the remote desert of New Mexico, The Manhattan Project is materializingthe World War II effort to build the atomic bomb.

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Top Critic Reviews


- Carol Cling, Las Vegas Review-Journal, Thursday, June 24, 2010

Rotten: Fat Man] is not resoundingly disastrous. That would imply a certain energy.

- Desson Thomson, Washington Post, Saturday, January 1, 2000


- Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com, Thursday, June 24, 2010

Audience Reviews

3 stars

Sheesh almost as dull as an Adams opera about the Manhattan project.

- fb721890245, Tuesday, January 5, 2010

1 star

Its an amateurish disaster.There is no focus and any serious moral posturing that could have been put worth is ruined by oversimplifying the questions and the answers.

- fb20312798, Monday, June 27, 2011

3 stars

the history of the Manhattan Project, the atomic testing project that l...( read more )ed to the U.S. bombing of Japan during World War II (said bombs were dubbed "Fat Man" and "Little Boy").

- wizardoftacoma, Friday, December 29, 2006