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

Summary: An unhinged American general orders a bombing attack on the Soviet Union, triggering a path to nuclear holocaust that a war room full of politicians and generals frantically tries to stop.
Runtime: 1 h 35 min

Language: English
Movie budget: $ 1,800,000
Domestic: $ 9,440,272
International: $ 191,712
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