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Dr. Strangelove

Updated on January 16, 2015

Or How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love The Bomb

Stanley Kubrick's Dr. Strangelove is a magnificent dark comedy with a fabulous cast giving top flight performances including three seperate major roles played by the great Peter Sellers.

The film mirrors Fail Safe in that it postulates what could happen were the United States' nuclear attack system to be put into effect without proper authorization, leaving the proper authorities with the dual problems of attempting to stop the attack and preventing a counterstrike by the Soviet Union.

Peter Sellers as Dr. Strangelove

Peter Sellers as Dr. Strangelove
Peter Sellers as Dr. Strangelove

Peter Sellers as Group Captain Lionel Mandrake

Peter Sellers as Group Captain Lionel Mandrake
Peter Sellers as Group Captain Lionel Mandrake

Peter Sellers as President Merkin Muffley

Peter Sellers as President Merkin Muffley
Peter Sellers as President Merkin Muffley

Sterling Hayden as Brigadeer General Jack D. Ripper

Sterling Hayden as Brigadeer General Jack D. Ripper
Sterling Hayden as Brigadeer General Jack D. Ripper

George C. Scott as General Buck Turgidson

George C. Scott as General Buck Turgidson
George C. Scott as General Buck Turgidson

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Slim Pickens as Major T.J. "King" Kong

Slim Pickens as Major T.J. "King" Kong
Slim Pickens as Major T.J. "King" Kong

Peter Bull as Russian Ambassador Alexi de Sadesky

Peter Bull as Russian Ambassador Alexi de Sadesky
Peter Bull as Russian Ambassador Alexi de Sadesky

James Earl Jones as Lieutenant Lothar Zogg

James Earl Jones as Lieutenant Lothar Zogg
James Earl Jones as Lieutenant Lothar Zogg

Keenan Wynn as Colonel "Bat" Guano

Keenan Wynn as Colonel "Bat" Guano
Keenan Wynn as Colonel "Bat" Guano

How much do you love Dr. Strangelove?

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    • geoffhoff profile image

      geoffhoff 4 years ago

      One of Kubrick's best, of course. Thanks!

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      Joan Hall 7 years ago from Los Angeles

      Hi! I'm lensrolling you to my Dr. Strangelove lens.