180 mins
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Christopher Nolan tells the story of American scientist J. Robert Oppenheimer, played by Cillian Murphy, and his role in the development... More

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Oppenheimer | Ratings & Reviews

"Both singularly propulsive and frustratingly obtuse."


"A triumph, like witnessing history itself being split open."

The TelegraphThe Telegraph

"Flawed but extraordinary."

The GuardianThe Guardian

"A big, ballsy, serious-minded cinematic event of a type now virtually extinct from the studios."

Hollywood ReporterHollywood Reporter


Chicago Sun-TimesChicago Sun-Times

"Clever, imaginative and Christopher Nolan at his best."


"Both thrilling and wonky, brilliant and overstuffed, too much and not enough."

Rolling StoneRolling Stone


Los Angeles TimesLos Angeles Times

"(Murphy) gives a phenomenal performance..."


"Willfully and startlingly dispenses with the plodding routines of the average biopic."

Slant MagazineSlant Magazine


The TimesThe Times

"A kinetic thing of dark, imposing beauty..."

Associated PressAssociated Press

"A juggernaut historical biopic that you'll want to see again asap, even if it doesn’t all work on the first sweep."

Little White LiesLittle White Lies

"Deeply flawed but brilliant."

The Irish TimesThe Irish Times


Houston ChronicleHouston Chronicle

"A masterfully constructed character study from a great director operating on a whole new level."

Empire MagazineEmpire Magazine

"Cillian Murphy turns in a haunting career-best performance... and Robert Downey Jr. astounds in a way we haven’t seen in quite some time."

USA TodayUSA Today

"A film of magnitude, profundity and dazzling artistry."

The Washington PostThe Washington Post

"Christopher Nolan’s staggering film... condenses a titanic shift in consciousness into three haunted hours."

The New York TimesThe New York Times

"Boldly imaginative and (Nolan's) most mature work yet..."


"Often laborious yet genuinely strange and gripping..."

The AgeThe Age

"This is a film about terrible risks and a planet likely destined to destroy itself someday. And we see it, and feel it."

Chicago TribuneChicago Tribune

"(Nolan has) taken a historical story we know a bit about and turned it into an edge-of-the-seat, heart-in-the-mouth drama."

The AustralianThe Australian

"Rarely have the highs and lows of politics been so astoundingly charted."

Austin ChronicleAustin Chronicle

"Nolan’s film sags under the weight of this complicated exposition."

Vanity FairVanity Fair

Oppenheimer | Details

Award winner
Best Picture, Director, Actor (Cillian Murphy), Supporting Actor (Robert Downey Jr.), Cinematography, Editing, and Original Score, Oscars 2024; Best Film, Director, Actor (Cillian Murphy), Supporting Actor (Robert Downey Jr.), Cinematography, Editing, and Original Score, BAFTAs 2024; Winner for Best Film – Drama; Best Director, Best Actor (Cillian Murphy), Best Supporting Actor (Robert Downey Jr.), and Best Original Score at the Golden Globes 2024.
MA15+, Strong sex and a suicide scene
Drama, True Story & Biography
Country of origin

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