Oppenheimer Movie

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Oppenheimer movie production status is currently Post-Production

July 23, 2022 • Filming completed; editing of shot film; music composition and recordings, as well as sound and visual effects being added

Who's Involved:

Emily Blunt, Kenneth Branagh, Tony Goldwyn, Cillian Murphy, Josh Hartnett, Emma Thomas, Robert Downey Jr., Christopher Nolan, Rami Malek, Charles Roven, Florence Pugh, Benny Safdie, Matt Damon, Dane DeHaan, Alden Ehrenreich, Matthew Modine, David Krumholtz, David Dastmalchian, Jack Quaid

Release Date:

Friday, July 21, 2023 Nationwide

Runtime: N/A
Language: English

Plot: What's the story about?

Story of J. Robert Oppenheimer and the creation of the atomic bomb.

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Who stars in Oppenheimer: Cast List

... J. Robert Oppenheimer

Anna, Inception  

... Lewis Strauss

Avengers: Endgame, Iron Man 3  

... Gen. Leslie Groves Jr.

Thor: Love and Thunder, Untitled Whitey Bulger Project  

... Katherine “Kitty” Oppenheimer

Gnomeo and Juliet, The Fall Guy  

... Jean Tatlock

Puss in Boots: The Last Wish, A Good Person  

Amsterdam, Night at the Museum  

Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret, Stars at Noon  

... Ernest Lawrence

Operation Fortune: Ruse de guerre, 6 Below: Miracle on the Mountain  

Cocaine Bear, Fair Play  

Harold and Kumar: Escape from Guantanamo Bay, I Saw the Light  

A Haunting in Venice, Death on the Nile  

The Last Voyage of the Demeter, The Suicide Squad  

Who's making Oppenheimer: Crew List

A look at the Oppenheimer behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Christopher Nolan last directed Tenet and Dunkirk. The film's writer Christopher Nolan last wrote Tenet and Dunkirk.


Christopher Nolan


Christopher Nolan
Charles Roven
Emma Thomas

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Production: What we know about Oppenheimer?

Key Facts

  1. Described by Universal as an "epic thriller that thrusts audiences into the pulse-pounding paradox of the enigmatic man who must risk destroying the world in order to save it (12/9/2021).”
  2. Based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning book “American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer” by Kai Bird and Martin J. Sherwin.
  3. A release is pegged for either late 2023 or 2024 (Variety, 9/19/2021).
  4. Filming will begin in the first quarter of 2022 (Variety, 9/19/2021).

Filming Timeline

  1. 2022 - July: The film was set to Post-Production  status.
  2. 2022 - February: The film was set to Production  status.

    Began production this week.

  3. 2022 - February: The film was set to Pre-Production  status.

    Principal photography has started

  4. 2021 - October: The film was set to Pre-Production  status.

    Production will start in early 2022

  5. 2021 - September: The film was set to Development  status.

Oppenheimer Release Date: When is the film coming out?

Oppenheimer is coming out as a Nationwide release in 2023 on Friday, July 21, 2023. There is 1 other movie coming out on the same date, including Barbie.

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