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Oppenheimer Budget, Collection Worldwide, Cast, OTT Release, Review, Story, Hit or Flop

Oppenheimer Budget, Collection Worldwide, Cast, OTT Release, Review, Story, Hit or Flop

Oppenheimer is a 2023 epic biographical thriller film written, directed and produced by Christopher Nolan. which tells the story of Robert Oppenheimer, an American physicist who helped develop the first atomic weapons during World War II. The film was released in 2005 by Kai Bird and directed by Martin J. Sherwin’s biography is based on “American Prometheus”. It covers Oppenheimer’s studies, his work at the Los Alamos Laboratory, and his 1954 security hearing. Cillian Murphy stars as Oppenheimer and Robert Downey Jr. plays Lewis Strauss, a member of the United States Atomic Energy Commission. The film also stars Emily Blunt, Matt Damon, Florence Pugh, Josh Hartnett, Casey Affleck, Rami Malek and Kenneth Branagh.

Oppenheimer film was announced in September 2021. Due to problems with Warner Bros. Pictures’ release strategy, this is Nolan’s first film since “Memento” (2000) to be distributed by Warner Bros. Murphy joined the cast in October 2021 along with other actors. . Between November 2021 and April 2022. Pre-production began in January 2022, and filming took place from February to May. Cinematographer Hoyt van Hoytema was the first to use IMAX 65 mm and 65 mm large-format film, including IMAX black-and-white film. Nolan used experimental effects and kept digital effects to a minimum.

Oppenheimer premiered at Le Grand Rex in Paris on July 11, 2023, and was released in the United States and United Kingdom by Universal Pictures ten days later. Its release coincided with Warner Bros.’s “Barbie,” leading to the “Barbenheimer” trend, where people viewed both films as a double feature. Oppenheimer grossed over $976 million worldwide, becoming the third-highest-grossing film of 2023, the highest-grossing World War II film, the highest-grossing biographical film, and the second-highest-grossing R-rated film. .

The film received critical acclaim and several awards. Oppenheimer won seven Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Director for Nolan, Best Actor for Murphy, and Best Supporting Actor for Downey. It also won five Golden Globe Awards, including Best Motion Picture – Drama, and seven British Academy Film Awards, including Best Film. Additionally, it was named as one of the top ten films of 2023 by the National Board of Review and the American Film Institute.

Oppenheimer Brief Overview

Directed byChristopher Nolan
Screenplay byChristopher Nolan
Based onAmerican Prometheus by Kai Bird and Martin J. Sherwin
Produced byEmma Thomas, Charles Roven, Christopher Nolan
StarringCillian Murphy, Emily Blunt, Matt Damon, Robert Downey Jr., Florence Pugh, Josh Hartnett, Casey Affleck, Rami Malek, Kenneth Branagh
CinematographyHoyte van Hoytema
Edited byJennifer Lame
Music byLudwig Göransson
Production companiesSyncopy, Atlas Entertainment
Distributed byUniversal Pictures
Release datesJuly 11, 2023 (Le Grand Rex), July 21, 2023 (United States and United Kingdom)
Running time180 minutes
CountriesUnited States, United Kingdom
Budget$100 million
Box office$976.2 million

Oppenheimer Character Cast & Crew

CharacterActorRole Description
J. Robert OppenheimerCillian MurphyTheoretical physicist and director of Los Alamos Laboratory
Katherine “Kitty” OppenheimerEmily BluntOppenheimer’s wife and former Communist Party member
Gen. Leslie GrovesMatt DamonUS Army Corps officer and Manhattan Project director
Lewis StraussRobert Downey Jr.Rear Admiral and AEC member
Jean TatlockFlorence PughPsychiatrist, Communist Party member, Oppenheimer’s romantic interest
Ernest LawrenceJosh HartnettNobel-winning nuclear physicist
Boris PashCasey AffleckUS Army intelligence officer
David L. HillRami MalekNuclear physicist at the Metallurgical Laboratory
Niels BohrKenneth BranaghNobel-winning Danish physicist
Edward TellerBenny Safdie“Father of the hydrogen bomb”
Roger RobbJason ClarkeAttorney and special counsel at Oppenheimer’s security hearing
Frank OppenheimerDylan ArnoldRobert’s younger brother, particle physicist
Albert EinsteinTom ContiNobel-winning German physicist
Patrick BlackettJames D’ArcyOppenheimer’s doctoral supervisor
William L. BordenDavid DastmalchianLawyer and executive director of JCAE
Kenneth NicholsDane DeHaanUS Army officer, Manhattan Project deputy district engineer
Senate aideAlden EhrenreichAide to Lewis Strauss
Gordon GrayTony GoldwynChairman of the committee on Oppenheimer’s security clearance
Haakon ChevalierJefferson HallBerkeley professor and friend of Oppenheimer
Isidor Isaac RabiDavid KrumholtzNobel-winning physicist, Manhattan Project consultant
Vannevar BushMatthew ModineHead of the Office of Scientific Research and Development
Counsel to Lewis StraussScott GrimesLawyer
Thomas A. MorganKurt KoehlerIndustrialist and panel member at Oppenheimer’s hearing
Ward V. EvansJohn GowansChemist and panel member at Oppenheimer’s hearing
Lloyd K. GarrisonMacon BlairLawyer for Oppenheimer
Sen. Warren MagnusonGregory JbaraChairman of Senate Commerce Committee
Sen. Gale W. McGeeHarry GroenerSenator
Sen. John PastoreTim DeKaySenator
Werner HeisenbergMatthias SchweighöferGerman physicist, worked on Germany’s nuclear program
Luis Walter AlvarezAlex WolffNobel-winning physicist, Manhattan Project
Giovanni Rossi LomanitzJosh ZuckermanPhysicist, Oppenheimer’s protégé
Hartland SnyderRory KeanePhysicist, collaborated with Oppenheimer
Robert SerberMichael AngaranoPhysicist, Manhattan Project
Jackie OppenheimerEmma DumontFrank’s wife, Robert’s sister-in-law
George C. EltentonGuy BurnetChemical engineer with Soviet ties
Ruth TolmanLouise LombardPsychologist close to Oppenheimer
Richard C. TolmanTom JenkinsRuth’s husband, General Groves’ adviser
Edward CondonOlli HaaskiviNuclear physicist, radar development
Donald HornigDavid RysdahlChemist, worked on firing unit at Los Alamos
Kenneth BainbridgeJosh PeckDirector of the Trinity nuclear test
Richard FeynmanJack QuaidNobel-winning theoretical physicist
Hans BetheGustaf SkarsgårdHead of Theoretical Division at Los Alamos
Kurt GödelJames UrbaniakLogician and mathematician
George KistiakowskyTrond FausaHarvard professor, Manhattan Project
Seth NeddermeyerDevon BostickPhysicist, advocated for implosion-type weapon
Enrico FermiDanny DeferrariNobel-winning physicist, Chicago Pile creator
Klaus FuchsChristopher DenhamPhysicist and Soviet spy
Charlotte SerberJessica Erin MartinHead technical librarian at Los Alamos
J. Ernest Wilkins Jr.Ronald AugusteNuclear scientist, mathematician
Leo SzilardMáté HaumannConceived nuclear chain reaction, petitioned against atomic bomb use
Lilli HornigOlivia ThirlbyScientist, Manhattan Project
Lyall JohnsonJack Cutmore-ScottSecurity officer at Berkeley
Philip MorrisonHarrison GilbertsonPhysics professor, Manhattan Project
Henry L. StimsonJames RemarSecretary of War under Truman
George C. MarshallWill RobertsUS Army Chief of Staff
James F. ByrnesPat SkipperSecretary of State
Harry S. TrumanGary Oldman33rd President of the United States
Lyndon B. JohnsonHap Lawrence36th President of the United States
Joseph W. KennedyTroy BronsonChemist, head of Chemistry Department at Los Alamos

Oppenheimer Box Office Collection Worldwide

Box Office StatisticsDetails
Total Gross$976.2 million
United States and Canada$329.9 million
Other Territories$646.3 million
IMAX Gross$190 million (approx. 20% of total gross)
R-Rated Film RankingSecond-highest-grossing R-rated film of all time (behind Joker 2019)
Highest-Grossing Biographical FilmSurpassed Bohemian Rhapsody (2018) in September 2023
Highest-Grossing WWII FilmSurpassed Dunkirk (2017)
Highest-Grossing Film Not to Reach Top SpotSurpassed Sing (2016)
Top 5 Highest-Grossing IMAX ReleasesEarned $183 million from IMAX (over $17 million from IMAX 70 mm prints)
Net Profit$201.9 million
Opening Weekend (United States and Canada)$82.5 million (second behind Barbie)
Barbenheimer Phenomenon79% of tickets sold for Oppenheimer and Barbie combined (27% for Oppenheimer)
Audience Demographics64% male, 33% aged 18–34
Opening Day Gross$33 million (including $10.5 million from Thursday previews)
Nolan’s Best Opening for an Original FilmHighest of his filmography outside the last two Dark Knight trilogy films
Second Weekend Gross$46.2 million (44% drop, second place behind Barbie)
Third Weekend Gross$28.7 million (third place behind Barbie and Meg 2: The Trench)
Fourth Weekend Gross$18.8 million (35% drop, second place)
Fifth and Sixth Weekend Gross$10.7 million and $9 million (43% and 16% drops, third and fourth place)
Domestic Box Office by Sixth WeekendPassed $300 million
28th Week Gross (Post Oscar Nominations)Expanded from 1,008 to 2,262 theaters, made $1 million (284% increase from previous weekend)
Notable AchievementsHighest-grossing film never to reach number one, highest-grossing biographical and WWII-related film, one of the top five highest-grossing IMAX releases, strong performance amidst Barbenheimer phenomenon, notable net profit.

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