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Dr. Strangelove

Dr. Strangelove

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Average of 1540 ratings: 3.8 Stars

1964 M Parental guidance is recommended for younger viewers.

the hot-line suspense comedy

A crazed General, Jack D Ripper, obsessed by the fear that the Communists are controlling the fluoridation of the U.S. water supply, unleashes his wing of H-bombers against Russia. The President of the United States, his Chiefs of Staff at the Pentagon and even the sinister Dr. Strangelove, realize it is too late to call off the attack so they await the awesome consequences.

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Duration
90 minutes
Studio
Columbia Pictures
Awards
1965 BAFTA
BAFTA Award for Best Film: Stanley Kubrick

DVD details

Screen Format
1.33:1 Full Frame
Zone
4
Subtitles
English, French, Dutch, Arabic
Audio
English Dolby Digital 2.0 mono, French Dolby Digital 2.0 mono

Blu-ray details

Screen Format
1080p High Definition Widescreen 16x9 1.78:1
Zone
B
Audio
English Dolby Digital

28 Member Reviews Write a review

5 by Dave193

An incredible comedy that had me glued to it throughout. Also made a strong point... In black and white which may put some off, but I would still highly recommend it to all.

5 by jimbovax

I just love this movie, it should have been a warning some time ago as to the bush admin of today - go dr strangelove

5 by Histo

Still a classic full of quotes that have entered the idiom, only the names and the faces have changed: spot George Bush forty years after the movie was made.

5 by jlpetterson

THE FUNNIEST MOVIE EVER MADE! Forget those useless, ugly supposed "comedies" that Hollywood are churning out like butter, stick to the sixties, stick to KUBRICK!!! This is hilarious, especially George... Read more

5 by Mandrake#2

At the height of the cold war, a US air force general completely loses the plot and dispatches a mission to make a preemptive nuclear strike on Russia, sending bombers beyond their failsafe point. ... Read more

5 by dinokill

Loved it.....the movie is about the fleet of B52 bomber America kept in the air 24 hours a day, seven days a week. well, one of them goes awol in some way and then the Americans and Russians get all... Read more

5 by Chaucey

This is a fantastic movie. I'm sure that I'll be quoting from it for a long time to come. Images from this movie have become fairly iconic, riding the bomb and the War Room.

Nuclear War as... Read more

5 by Mike4

It truly is a classic...understated humour and Peter Sellers' extraordinary abilities. My kids (7, 10 and 12) really "got it" once they got over the B & W format. Best line? "Gentlemen!!!! You can't FIGHT in HERE!!!! This is the WAR ROOM!"

3 by NRP

Like many Kubrick efforts, Dr Stranglove is regarded as a screen classic and must have been unnerving in its day. From our perspective today it is amusing and intentionally silly with mad generals and... Read more

5 by fungal

One of the greatest movies of all time. Defines the genre of dark comedy, an incredible anti-nuclear weapons film, and some great performances. A must-see.