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Written and directed by Christopher Nolan, Oppenheimer 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.

The film stars Cillian Murphy as J. Robert Oppenheimer and Emily Blunt as his wife, biologist and botanist Katherine “Kitty” Oppenheimer. Oscar® winner Matt Damon portrays General Leslie Groves Jr., director of the Manhattan Project, and Robert Downey, Jr. plays Lewis Strauss, a founding commissioner of the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission. Academy Award® nominee Florence Pugh plays psychiatrist Jean Tatlock, Benny Safdie plays theoretical physicist Edward Teller, Michael Angarano plays Robert Serber and Josh Hartnett plays pioneering American nuclear scientist Ernest Lawrence.

Oppenheimer also stars Oscar® winner Rami Malek and reunites Nolan with eight-time Oscar® nominated actor, writer and filmmaker Kenneth Branagh. The cast includes Dane DeHaan (Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets), Dylan Arnold (Halloween franchise), David Krumholtz (The Ballad of Buster Scruggs), Alden Ehrenreich (Solo: A Star Wars Story) and Matthew Modine (The Dark Knight Rises).

The film is based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning book American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer by Kai Bird and the late Martin J. Sherwin. The film is produced by Emma Thomas, Atlas Entertainment’s Charles Roven and Christopher Nolan. Nolan’s films, including Tenet, Dunkirk, Interstellar, Inception and The Dark Knight trilogy, have earned more than $5 billion at the global box office and have been awarded 11 Oscars and 36 nominations, including two Best Picture nominations.

The screening on Wed 16 Aug at 7pm and Thursday 17th August at 2pm will have Descriptive Subtitles. The screening on Thursday 17th August at 2pm will also be relaxed for people living with dementia. 


Christopher Nolan


Cillian Murphy, Florence Pugh, Robert Downey Jr, Emily Blunt, Jack Quaid, Rami Malek, Matt Damon, Devon Bostick, Josh Peck, Tom Conti, Gary Oldman, Casey Affleck, Ben Safdie

  • BBFC Ratings Info (May Contain Spoilers)


    It is briefly implied that an unseen attacker drowns a woman in a bath. There are regular verbal references to deaths by bombing, and the injuries sustained by victims.

    Threat and horror

    A man experiences nightmarish visions of the end of the world: these include burning skin, charred corpses and sickness. Scientists gingerly prepare an atomic bomb for testing.


    There is use of strong language (‘f**k’), as well as other terms such as ‘shit’ and ‘Jesus Christ’.


    There are brief scenes of strong sex which include breast and butttock nudity.


    Antisemitism in the context of the 1930s and 40s is an undercurrent of the film. There are undetailed references to the Holocaust. There are references to sexism.


    A woman’s suicide is depicted in terms which throw doubt on that version of the circumstances of her death.


    A woman’s alcoholism, and a man’s haunting guilt, are themes of the film.

    Flashing/flickering lights

    This work contains flashing images which may affect viewers who are susceptible to photosensitive epilepsy.

  • Seating Accessibility Information


    Seat size

    Seats in the Cinema are 45cm (172/3“) wide and 46cm (18“) deep, are 40cm (152/3“) from the floor, and have 12cm (42/3“) between seats.


    Seats in the Cinema have armrests that do not fold away, and cannot be completely removed.


    Seats in the cinema have 30cm (112/3”) of legroom in front of seats, with additional legroom on row A and seats B1-B4 and B11-B14.

    Further information

    If you have any questions about accessibility our Box Office team are always happy to help and can be contacted on 01642 525199 or by emailing [email protected] - you can also tell us about your access requirements when prompted to do so during the online booking process.

  • Information about screenings with descriptive subtitles

    Descriptive subtitles, sometimes referred to as subtitles for D/deaf and hard-of-hearing people or captions, transcribe dialogue and relevant aspects of the soundtrack, including music and sound effects, attempting to give D/deaf and hard-of-hearing viewers an equal experience to those who are able to watch films without descriptive subtitles. Descriptive subtitles would include speech identifiers and descriptive elements such as [door slamming] and [kettle whistling].