Nuclear Holocaust Movies

Movies that attempt to depict Nuclear War realistically.
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Threads (1984 TV Movie)
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Documentary-style account of a nuclear holocaust and its effect on the working class city of Sheffield, England, and the eventual long-term effects of nuclear war on civilization. (112 mins.)
Director: Mick Jackson
 
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The Day After (1983 TV Movie)
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A graphic, disturbing film about the effects of a devastating nuclear holocaust on small-town residents of eastern Kansas. (127 mins.)
Director: Nicholas Meyer
 
3.
Fail-Safe (1964)
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American planes are sent to deliver a nuclear attack on Moscow, but it's a mistake due to an electrical malfunction. Can all-out war be averted? (112 mins.)
Director: Sidney Lumet
 
4.
Testament (1983)
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The life of a suburban American family is scarred after a nuclear attack. (90 mins.)
Director: Lynne Littman
 
5.
By Dawn's Early Light (1990 TV Movie)
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The crew of a nuclear bomber attack the Soviet Union while the President of the United States tries... (100 mins.)
Director: Jack Sholder
 
6.
Barefoot Gen (1983)
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A powerful statement against war, Barefoot Gen is a disturbing story about the effect of the atomic bomb on a boy's life and the lives of the Japanese people. (83 mins.)
Director: Mori Masaki
 
7.
When the Wind Blows (1986)
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A naive elderly British rural couple survive the initial onslaught of a nuclear war, only to gradually succumb to its aftermath. (80 mins.)
 
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Miracle Mile (1988)
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A young man hears a chance phone call telling him that a nuclear war has started and missiles will hit his city in 70 minutes. (87 mins.)
 
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Countdown to Looking Glass (1984 TV Movie)
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Docudrama uses fictional reports of a crisis in the Middle East, which leads to a nuclear confrontation between the US and the USSR... (90 mins.)
Director: Fred Barzyk
 
10.
First Strike (1979 Documentary)
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An interesting cold war film that starts with showing an hypothetical soviet nuclear first strike scenario leading to a US surrender, followed by a United States Air Force 'sales pitch' for more defense spending. (40 mins.)
 
11.
War Book (2014)
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Government officials practice their response and decisions in a simulated escalation of nuclear threat. (92 mins.)
Director: Tom Harper