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Summary Through a series of military and political accidents, a psychotic general - U.S. Air Force Commander Jack D. Ripper (Hayden) - triggers an ingenious, irrevocable scheme to attack Russia's strategic targets with nuclear bombs. The U.S. President (Sellers) and Dr. Strangelove (Sellers), a wheelchair-bound nuclear scientist who has bizarre ...

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

Metascore Universal Acclaim Based on 32 Critic Reviews
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97
User Score Universal Acclaim Based on 847 User Ratings
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Summary Through a series of military and political accidents, a psychotic general - U.S. Air Force Commander Jack D. Ripper (Hayden) - triggers an ingenious, irrevocable scheme to attack Russia's strategic targets with nuclear bombs. The U.S. President (Sellers) and Dr. Strangelove (Sellers), a wheelchair-bound nuclear scientist who has bizarre ...

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Metascore
Universal Acclaim Based on 32 Critic Reviews
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3% Negative
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Metascore
Universal Acclaim Based on 32 Critic Reviews
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97% Positive
31 Reviews
0% Mixed
0 Reviews
3% Negative
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Universal Acclaim Based on 847 User Ratings
8.3
88% Positive
747 Ratings
4% Mixed
33 Ratings
8% Negative
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Universal Acclaim Based on 847 User Ratings
8.3
88% Positive
747 Ratings
4% Mixed
33 Ratings
8% Negative
67 Ratings

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Production Company Stanley Kubrick Productions
Release Date Jan 29, 1964
Duration 1 h 35 m
Rating TV-PG
Tagline The comedy classic from celebrated director STANLEY KUBRICK
Academy Awards, USA
4 Nominations
BAFTA Awards
• 4 Wins & 7 Nominations
New York Film Critics Circle Awards
• 1 Win & 3 Nominations