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 DR STRANGELOVE[DVD]
Released:18/2/2002
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DR STRANGELOVE[DVD]

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Format: Digital Versatile Disc
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DR. STRANGELOVE OR: HOW I LEARNED TO STOP WORRYING AND LOVE THE BOMB is the cold war masterpiece by Stanley Kubrick. Based on the novel RED ALERT by Peter George, the film is set at the height of the tensions between Russia and the United States, when all it would take to destroy the world was one push of a button. And General Jack D. Ripper (Sterling Hayden) is just the man to do it.
Convinced that the Russians have infiltrated America's vital essence, the crazed Ripper gives the go code to the 843rd to attack Russia, setting in motion a series of hysterical vignettes involving gung-ho soldiers, wacky generals, spying Russians, drunk premiers, battles with soda machines, fights in the War Room, and the Doomsday Machine. Shot in black and white, the film has three main centers of action--one of the bombers, on which a group of loyal men know they are about to start World War III; Burpelson Air Force Base, where Group Captain Lionel Mandrake (Peter Sellers) is trying to convince everyone that Ripper has gone mad and the bombing must be stopped; and the War Room, where President Merkin Muffley (Sellers again) is trying to make peace with the Russians. The finale, featuring Sellers as Dr. Strangelove, is a comic gem. Hayden, George C. Scott, Slim Pickens, Keenan Wynn, and Sellers (in three roles) are especially terrific in what is the funniest, most poignant black comedy ever made, a vicious satire on the farcical aspects of the military and the cold war.

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Director/s: Stanley Kubrick
Actor(s) - Actress(es): George C. Scott
Peter Sellers
Sterling Hayden
Keenan Wynn
Slim Pickens
James Earl Jones
Tracy Reed
Peter Bull
Jack Creley
Region: 2 (PAL, Europe, Japan, Middle East, Egypt, South Africa, Greenland)
Cert: (PG) - Parental Guidance.
Running Time: 91 Mins
No. Disks: 1
Sound: Dolby Digital Mono
Special Features: Featurette Inside The Making Of Strangelove
Featurette The Art Of Stanley Kubrick
Interview With Peter Sellers And George C Scott
Theatrical Trailer
Press Kit
Filmographies
Interactive Menu
Scene Selection

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