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Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)

PG
95 min | Comedy

An insane general triggers a path to nuclear holocaust that a War Room full of politicians and generals frantically tries to stop.
Writers
Stanley Kubrick (screenplay) | Terry Southern (screenplay) | Peter George (screenplay) (based on the book: "Red Alert" by)
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$ 1,800,000
Opening Wknd
$ 11,751
Gross (USA)
$ 9,440,272
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Release date
Jan 29, 1964 (United States)

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Peter Sellers
Group Capt. Lionel Mandrake / President Merkin Muffley / Dr. Strangelove Group Capt. Lionel Mandrake / President Merkin Muffley / Dr. Strangelove   See fewer
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George C. Scott
Gen. 'Buck' Turgidson Gen. 'Buck' Turgidson   See fewer
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Sterling Hayden
Brig. Gen. Jack D. Ripper Brig. Gen. Jack D. Ripper   See fewer
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Keenan Wynn
Col. 'Bat' Guano Col. 'Bat' Guano   See fewer
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Slim Pickens
Maj. 'King' Kong Maj. 'King' Kong   See fewer
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Peter Bull
Russian Ambassador Alexi de Sadesky Russian Ambassador Alexi de Sadesky   See fewer
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James Earl Jones
Lt. Lothar Zogg Lt. Lothar Zogg   See fewer
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Tracy Reed
Miss Scott Miss Scott   See fewer
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Jack Creley
Mr. Staines Mr. Staines   See fewer
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Frank Berry
Lt. Dietrich Lt. Dietrich   See fewer
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Robert O'Neil
Adm. Randolph Adm. Randolph   See fewer
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Glenn Beck
Lt. Kivel (as Glen Beck) Lt. Kivel (as Glen Beck)   See fewer
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Shane Rimmer
Capt. 'Ace' Owens Capt. 'Ace' Owens   See fewer
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Hal Galili
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Paul Tamarin
Lt. Goldberg Lt. Goldberg   See fewer
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Laurence Herder
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Gordon Tanner
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John McCarthy
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Peter Evans
War Room Aide (uncredited) War Room Aide (uncredited)   See fewer
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Chick Fowles
War Room Aide (uncredited) War Room Aide (uncredited)   See fewer
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Victor Harrington
War Room Aide (uncredited) War Room Aide (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bill Hibbert
Computer Room Officer (uncredited) Computer Room Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Holdcroft
War Room Aide (uncredited) War Room Aide (uncredited)   See fewer
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Fred Machon
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Peter Roy
War Room Aid (uncredited) War Room Aid (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jeff Silk
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Reg Thomason
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Burnell Tucker
Mandrake' aide (uncredited) Mandrake' aide (uncredited)   See fewer
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8.4 / 10 | 397,783 votes