Dr Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb
Paranoid Brigadier General Jack D. Ripper of Burpelson Air Force Base, believing that fluoridation of the American water supply is a Soviet plot to poison the U.S. populace, is able to deploy through a back door mechanism a nuclear attack on the Soviet Union without the knowledge of his superiors, including the Chair of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Buck Turgidson, and President Merkin Muffley. Only Ripper knows the code to recall the B-52 bombers and he has shut down communication in and out of Burpelson as a measure to protect this attack. Ripper's executive officer, RAF Group Captain Lionel Mandrake (on exchange from Britain), who is being held at Burpelson by Ripper, believes he knows the recall codes if he can only get a message to the outside world. Meanwhile at the Pentagon War Room, key persons including Muffley, Turgidson and nuclear scientist and adviser, a former Nazi named Dr. Strangelove, are discussing measures to stop the attack or mitigate its blow-up into an all ...
Director: Stanley Kubrick
Writer: Stanley Kubrick (screenplay), Terry Southern (screenplay), Peter George (screenplay), Peter George (based on the book: "Red Alert" by)
Released: 29 Jan 1964
Awards: Nominated for 4 Oscars. Another 13 wins & 7 nominations.
Movie Video Clips
You can't fight in here
Mein F hrer
I will not go down in history as the...
Way of life
He'll see everything
The whole point of a Doomsday Machine is...
That's much better
Have you ever seen a Commie drink a...
Do you recall what Clemenceau once said...
Survival kit contents check
Do you realize that in addition to...
You mentioned the ratio of ten women to...
I wish we had one of them doomsday...
And he said
We got three engines out
If the pilot's good
It would not be difficult
I ain't much of a hand at makin'...
Based on the findings of the report
I told you never to call me here
Truth is not always a pleasant thing
Burpelson Air Force Base
I must know what you think has been...
Your Commie has no regard for human life
You look at me
Just one second
I've been to one world fair
Tell you what you do
That is correct
I'm afraid we're unable to communicate...
I don't give a hoot in Hell how you do...
We ain't come this far just to dump this...
It is not only possible
Stay on the bomb run
If you don't put that gun away and stop...
Check bomb door circuits one through...
I don't avoid women
Group Capt. Lionel Mandrake - Peter Sellers
Gen. 'Buck' Turgidson - George C. Scott
Brig. Gen. Jack D. Ripper - Sterling Hayden
Col. 'Bat' Guano - Keenan Wynn
Maj. 'King' Kong - Slim Pickens
Russian Ambassador Alexi de Sadesky - Peter Bull
Lt. Lothar Zogg - James Earl Jones
Miss Scott - Tracy Reed
Mr. Staines - Jack Creley
Lt. H.R. Dietrich - Frank Berry
Adm. Randolph - Robert O'Neil
Lt. Kivel (as Glen Beck) - Glenn Beck
Frank - Roy Stephens
Capt. 'Ace' Owens - Shane Rimmer
Burpelson AFB Defense Team Member - Hal Galili
Lt. Goldberg - Paul Tamarin
Burpelson AFB Defense Team Member - Laurence Herder
Gen. Faceman - Gordon Tanner
Burpelson AFB Defense Team Member - John McCarthy
War Room Aide - Peter Evans
War Room Aide - Chick Fowles
War Room Aide - Victor Harrington
Computer Room Officer - Bill Hibbert
War Room Aide - George Holdcroft
War Room Aide - Fred Machon
General in War Room - Joe Phelps
War Room Aide - Peter Roy
Advisor in War Room - Jeff Silk
War Room Aide - Reg Thomason
Mandrake' aide - Burnell Tucker