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Dr Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

A commie-hating, paranoid American general launches a flight of B-52 bombers at the Soviet Union with nuclear annihilation in mind. Since he is the only person who knows the code that can recall the aircraft, the President is faced with a sticky situation. Peter Sellers is splendid, taking on three roles, in this biting black satire that is as timely as ever. Based on Peter George's (serious) novel, "Red Alert".

Year: 1963
Genre: Alice's 300 Greatest Films, Comedy, Cult Films / After Dark, Armageddon!, Classic Comedy, BAFTA - Best Film, Nick's Favourites, Based on..., Best of the 1960s, Empire Mag's Greatest 201, Spiritual Cinema, Time Mag's 100 Best, Alice Members' Top 100, Black Humour, Movies (1001 You Must See Before You Die), Classic Cinema
Country: USA, UK
Director: Stanley Kubrick
Starring: George C Scott, James Earl Jones, Keenan Wynn, Peter Bull, Peter Sellers, Slim Pickens, Sterling Hayden, Tracy Reed
Duration: 91 Minutes
Rating: PG
8.4/10
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