'Oppenheimer' looks at the building of the bomb, and the lingering fallout : Pop Culture Happy Hour The new film Oppenheimer tells the story of the brilliant physicist who oversaw the construction of the first atomic bomb. Cillian Murphy plays J. Robert Oppenheimer at various stages in his career, and the film's strong supporting cast features Matt Damon, Robert Downey Jr., Florence Pugh, and Emily Blunt. Written and directed by Christopher Nolan, Oppenheimer is in theaters now.

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'Oppenheimer' looks at the building of the bomb, and the lingering fallout

'Oppenheimer' looks at the building of the bomb, and the lingering fallout

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Cillian Murphy as J. Robert Oppenheimer in the new Christopher Nolan film Oppenheimer. Melinda Sue Gordon/Universal Pictures hide caption

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Cillian Murphy as J. Robert Oppenheimer in the new Christopher Nolan film Oppenheimer.

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Christopher Nolan's latest film Oppenheimer tells the story of the brilliant physicist who oversaw the construction of the first atomic bomb. Cillian Murphy plays J. Robert Oppenheimer at various stages in his career, and the film's strong supporting cast features Matt Damon, Robert Downey Jr., Florence Pugh, and Emily Blunt. Oppenheimer is in theaters now.

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