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      Atomic City

      Released May 1, 1952 1h 25m Mystery & Thriller List
      Reviews 50% Audience Score Fewer than 50 Ratings After physicist Dr. Addison (Gene Barry) discovers that his son, Tommy (Lee Aaker), has been kidnapped, he and his wife, Martha (Lydia Clarke), receive a series of telegrams with instructions. The kidnappers want atomic secrets in exchange for Tommy. Although the desperate Addison considers the proposal, he decides to trust the case to an FBI agent, Harold Mann (Milburn Stone). Mann and fellow agent Russ Farley (Michael Moore) attempt to track down the boy and his elusive kidnappers. Read More Read Less Watch on Fandango at Home Buy Now

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      Emanuel Levy EmanuelLevy.Com A low-budget, well-executed, quintessentially sci-fi of the 1950s Rated: B- Jun 28, 2011 Full Review Dennis Schwartz Dennis Schwartz Movie Reviews Low-budget Cold War psychological thriller about a kidnapping at Los Alamos, New Mexico. Rated: B Feb 11, 2009 Full Review Read all reviews

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      Steve D Ok but simple resolution. Rated 3 out of 5 stars 04/05/24 Full Review Audience Member Enjoyable 50s thriller, with the focus of the story switching between different protagonists. Rated 3.5 out of 5 stars 02/19/23 Full Review Read all reviews
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      Synopsis After physicist Dr. Addison (Gene Barry) discovers that his son, Tommy (Lee Aaker), has been kidnapped, he and his wife, Martha (Lydia Clarke), receive a series of telegrams with instructions. The kidnappers want atomic secrets in exchange for Tommy. Although the desperate Addison considers the proposal, he decides to trust the case to an FBI agent, Harold Mann (Milburn Stone). Mann and fellow agent Russ Farley (Michael Moore) attempt to track down the boy and his elusive kidnappers.
      Director
      Jerry Hopper
      Producer
      Joseph Sistrom
      Distributor
      Paramount Pictures
      Production Co
      Paramount
      Genre
      Mystery & Thriller
      Original Language
      English
      Release Date (Theaters)
      May 1, 1952, Original
      Release Date (Streaming)
      Jan 12, 2017
      Runtime
      1h 25m
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