Overview

Insane General Jack D. Ripper initiates a nuclear strike on the Soviet Union. As soon as the actions of General "Buck" Turgidson are discovered, a war room full of politicians, generals and a Russian diplomat all frantically try to stop the nuclear strike. Near the end is a scene that is probably the most uniquely unforgettable performance of Slim Pickens in his movie career. Peter Sellers plays multiple roles in this film.

  1. Peter George

    Novel, Screenplay

  2. Stanley Kubrick

    Director, Screenplay

  3. Terry Southern

    Screenplay

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  1. Peter Sellers

    Peter Sellers

    Group Capt. Lionel Mandrake / President Merkin Muffley / Dr. Strangelove

  2. George C. Scott

    George C. Scott

    General "Buck" Turgidson

  3. Sterling Hayden

    Sterling Hayden

    Brigadier General Jack D. Ripper

  4. Keenan Wynn

    Keenan Wynn

    Colonel Bat Guano

  5. Slim Pickens

    Slim Pickens

    Major "King" Kong

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

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Status Released

Release Information

  • January 29, 1964
    PG, Theatrical

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 35m

Budget $1,800,000.00

Revenue $9,440,272.00

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