Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb Synopsis
A film about what could happen if the wrong person pushed the wrong button.
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TV Guide

The film is a model of barely controlled hysteria in which the absurdity of hypermasculine Cold War posturing becomes devastatingly...
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100

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Wilmington
This landmark movie's madcap humor and terrifying suspense remain undiminished by time.
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100

Dallas Observer

By Gregory Weinkauf
Kubrick's comic gem sparkles with enduring relevance.
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Austin Chronicle

By Marjorie Baumgarten
More lethal than a nuclear waste dump, Kubrick's komedy at least kills us with laughter... It's one of the greatest - and undoubtably the...
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100

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Is ''Dr. Strangelove" Kubrick's best movie? Along with ''Paths of Glory," absolutely.
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ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
A masterpiece... The genius of Dr. Strangelove is that it's possible to laugh -- and laugh hard -- while still recognizing the intelligence...
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100

Village Voice

By Michael Atkinson
The hard-charging originality of the screenplay—the equivalent of turning "The Hot Zone" into a Farrelly comedy—suggests a...
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100

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
Seen after 30 years, Dr. Strangelove seems remarkably fresh and undated - a clear-eyed, irreverant, dangerous satire. And its willingness...
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90

Variety

George C. Scott as the fiery Pentagon general who seizes on the crisis as a means to argue for total annihilation of Russia offers a top...
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80

Chicago Reader

By Jonathan Rosenbaum
Yet some of the laughs come too easy and linger too long; for the film's message to have maximum impact, the laughter has to stick in your...
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awesome movie!

By ash-and-josh
this movie is really great for a number of reasons. a nice combination of slapstick and ridiculous exchanges of dialoge, plus the seriousness of the subject of nuclear war. this is a classic,...

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Brilliant Black Comedy

By lugubriousthespian
Stanley Kubrick's 1964 masterpiece, DR. STRANGELOVE remains one of most hysterically funny dark movies EVER made! The subject matter is now of course legend. The performance by all are still...

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Rated PG
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Common Sense Media says OK for kids 14+ Black comedy Kubrick classic for smart teens+.
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