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

Dir: Stanley Kubrick
Cast: Peter Sellers, George C. Scott, Sterling Hayden
95mins   1964   US, UK   PG   English   

It's the height of the Cold War, and the order has been given to the U.S Air Force to drop their nuclear payload on Russia - but, worryingly, the President of the United States never gave this order. This confusion triggers a War Room full of frantic politicians and generals trying to stop this nuclear catastrophe in Stanley Kubrick's highly satirical look at the US in the midst of the Cold War, when the threat of nuclear devastation peaked for the first time.

'Filled with great comic performances' - Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times.

'By a whopping margin, this is Kubrick's most radical film' - Joshua Rothkopf, Time Out.