Dr. Strangelove

(1964)

Genres: Comedy, Drama

David Poland: Stanley Kubrick

About Dr. Strangelove

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When a fanatical U.S. general (Sterling Hayden) launches an air strike against the Soviets, they raise the stakes by threatening to unleash a "doomsday device," setting the stage for Armageddon in this classic black comedy that brilliantly skewers the nuclear age. The film's star-studded cast includes George C. Scott, Slim Pickens, James Earl Jones and Peter Sellers (who steals the show and copped an Oscar nod playing three roles).

Cast: Peter Sellers, George C. Scott, Tracy Reed, Sterling Hayden, Slim Pickens, Keenan Wynn, James Earl Jones, Peter Bull, Jack Creley, Glenn Beck

Director: Stanley Kubrick

Release Year: 1964

Length: 95 minutes

Rating: PG

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