Dr. Strangelove (1964)

Paranoid Brigadier General Jack D. Ripper of Burpelson Air Force Base, he 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 …

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Runtime original: 1:35:00 —> Runtime at 90to5: 00:05:50


Director: Stanley Kubrick

Writer: Stanley Kubrick (screenplay), Terry Southern (screenplay), Peter George (screenplay), Peter George (based on the book: "Red Alert" by)

Editor: Anthony Harvey

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  1. So…the government is using our digtial converter boxes to spy on us? As we watch TV? Ummm…how? Where are they getting the money and manpower to sift through the millions of supposed video feeds coming from every house in the USA every single day? Exactly HOW are those boxes transmitting images? And what about people who have newer TVs and don’t use the boxes? And why is it people who scream about brainwashing are the only ones who exhibit clear signs of it? Seriously, do NONE of these people think for themselves or attempt to apply logic to their theories? Do they even know why they hate communism so much?Someone needs to give these people a hug, a pacifier, tuck them into bed for nap time and tell them it’s gonna be all right.

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