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1. Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)

PG | 95 min | Comedy, War

8.5
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96 Metascore

An insane general triggers a path to nuclear holocaust that a war room full of politicians and generals frantically tries to stop.

Director: Stanley Kubrick | Stars: Peter Sellers, George C. Scott, Sterling Hayden, Keenan Wynn

Votes: 378,832 | Gross: $0.28M

2. The World at War (1973–1976)

TV-PG | 52 min | Documentary, History, War

9.2
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A series of documentaries about World War II.

Stars: Laurence Olivier, Anthony Eden, Averell Harriman, Albert Speer

Votes: 15,007

3. Crimson Tide (1995)

R | 116 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

7.3
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66 Metascore

On a U.S. nuclear missile sub, a young First Officer stages a mutiny, to prevent his trigger happy Captain from launching his missiles, before confirming his orders to do so.

Director: Tony Scott | Stars: Gene Hackman, Denzel Washington, Matt Craven, George Dzundza

Votes: 87,355 | Gross: $91.40M

4. Canadian Bacon (1995)

PG | 91 min | Comedy

5.9
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The U.S. President, low in the opinion polls, gets talked into raising his popularity by trying to start a cold war against Canada.

Director: Michael Moore | Stars: John Candy, Alan Alda, Rhea Perlman, Kevin Pollak

Votes: 14,373 | Gross: $0.18M

5. Fail-Safe (1964)

Approved | 112 min | Drama, Thriller

8.0
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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?

Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: Henry Fonda, Walter Matthau, Fritz Weaver, Dan O'Herlihy

Votes: 16,311

6. Deterrence (1999)

R | 104 min | Drama, Thriller

6.5
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50 Metascore

The President of the United States must deal with an international military crisis while confined to a Colorado diner during a freak snowstorm

Director: Rod Lurie | Stars: Kevin Pollak, Timothy Hutton, Sheryl Lee Ralph, Clotilde Courau

Votes: 2,376 | Gross: $0.14M

7. Truman (1995 TV Movie)

PG | 135 min | Biography, Drama

7.2
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Though considered unqualified, Harry S. Truman becomes the 33rd president following the April 1945 death of Franklin D. Roosevelt.

Director: Frank Pierson | Stars: Gary Sinise, Diana Scarwid, Richard Dysart, Colm Feore

Votes: 1,989

8. Copenhagen (2002 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama, History, War

7.5
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A television adaptation of Michael Frayn's celebrated and award-winning stage play about the meeting between physicists Niels Bohr and Werner Heisenberg in 1941 Copenhagen. At this time the... See full summary »

Director: Howard Davies | Stars: Stephen Rea, Daniel Craig, Francesca Annis

Votes: 669

9. Trinity and Beyond: The Atomic Bomb Movie (1995 Video)

92 min | Documentary, History

8.0
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A documentary presenting mankind's most ambitious effort at perfecting the means to its own annihilation. Featuring newly unclassified atomic test footage.

Director: Peter Kuran | Stars: William Shatner, Edward Teller, W.H.P. Blandy, Frank H. Shelton

Votes: 2,940

10. The Last U-Boat (1993 TV Movie)

99 min | Drama, War

6.2
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In 1945 an advanced type of German U-boat loaded with atomic technology en route for Japan and escorted by Japanese naval officers receives news that Germany has capitulated.

Director: Frank Beyer | Stars: Ulrich Mühe, Ulrich Tukur, Kaoru Kobayashi, Gorô Ôhashi

Votes: 239

11. The Amazing Transparent Man (1960)

Approved | 58 min | Sci-Fi

3.8
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A crazed scientist invents an invisibility formula. He plans to use the formula to create an army of invisible zombies.

Director: Edgar G. Ulmer | Stars: Marguerite Chapman, Douglas Kennedy, James Griffith, Ivan Triesault

Votes: 1,799

12. Oppenheimer (1980– )

50 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.4
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Biography of the American physicist who led the U.S. effort to develop the atomic bomb during World War II, only to find himself suspected as a security risk in the 1950s because of his ... See full summary »

Stars: Sam Waterston, John Carson, Christopher Muncke, Jana Shelden

Votes: 282

13. Quatermass II (1955– )

30 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Horror

7.4
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Several years after the previous serial took place, Professor Quatermass is trying to perfect a dangerously unstable nuclear-powered rocket engine. After a disastrous test firing in ... See full summary »

Stars: John Robinson, Monica Grey, Hugh Griffith, John Stone

Votes: 259

14. Behind Enemy Lines (1985 TV Movie)

95 min | Drama, War

5.7
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Professor-turned-spy Col. Calvin Turner and his associate, workaholic Lt. Shelley Flynn, plan a daring rescue behind enemy lines in World War II German-occupied Norway of a brilliant ... See full summary »

Director: Sheldon Larry | Stars: Hal Holbrook, Ray Sharkey, Maryam d'Abo, Lucy Hornak

Votes: 60

15. Flying Disc Man from Mars (1950)

Passed | 136 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

5.8
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A single-handed hero sets himself against Martians trying to assume control of Earth.

Director: Fred C. Brannon | Stars: Walter Reed, Lois Collier, Gregory Gaye, James Craven

Votes: 145

16. Atomic Journeys: Welcome to Ground Zero (1999 Video)

TV-PG | 52 min | Documentary, History

8.0
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A tour of U.S. atomic test sites in Nevada, New Mexico, Colorado, Mississippi, and Alaska.

Director: Peter Kuran | Stars: Peter Merlin, William Shatner

Votes: 219

17. Captain Scarface (1953)

Approved | 72 min | Action, Drama, Romance

4.7
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A man desperate to leave South America books passage on a freighter, and learns that the captain has made plans to force a scientist to participate in a mission of destruction.

Director: Paul Guilfoyle | Stars: Barton MacLane, Virginia Grey, Leif Erickson, Peter Coe

Votes: 147

18. Submarines: Sharks of Steel (1993)

240 min | War

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Director: Scott Hicks

Votes: 27

19. Vive la bombe! (2006 TV Movie)

90 min | History

6.8
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Director: Jean-Pierre Sinapi | Stars: Cyril Descours, Olivier Barthelemy, Matthieu Boujenah, Damien Jouillerot

Votes: 62

20. Leading to War (2008 Video)

Not Rated | 72 min | Documentary

7.4
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LEADING TO WAR documents how the Bush Administration made its case to the American people for military action in Iraq, despite worldwide opposition.

Director: Barry J. Hershey | Stars: Tony Blair, George W. Bush, Dick Cheney, Colin Powell

Votes: 40

21. Buried in the Backyard (2005)

TV-PG | 30 min | Short

6.8
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A documentary about Americans who are actively engaged in preparations for nuclear attack. Journey into the interior of the country--into the bomb shelters that lie beneath us and into the minds that make them.

Directors: Monica Bigler, Sarah Prior | Stars: Steve Harris, Sharon Packer, Andre Rambaud, Paul Seyfried

Votes: 20

22. Xie rou chang cheng (1995– )

28 min

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Japan's war against China, from a Chinese perspective

Stars: Kwok Yam Ng, Norman Bethune, Thomas Blamey, Harold Burrough

23. Maralinga 1956 (1956)

11 min | Documentary, Short

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24. Backs to the Blast: An Australian Nuclear Story (1981)

52 min | Documentary, History

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One hour documentary examining the seventy year history of nuclear and atomic industry, weapons, testing in South Australia from 1910 to 1980.

Director: Harry Bardwell | Star: Martin Vaughan

25. Maralinga: Heart of the Country (1996 Video)

12 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

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26. Longines Chronoscope (1951–1955)
Episode: Episode dated 26 October 1951 (1951)

History, News

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Huie and Henry Steeger, the editor of Argosy magazine, interview U.S. Senator Harry P. Cain, a Republican representing the state of Washington. Topics include the Chinese Air Force and ... See full summary »

Director: Ted Estabrook | Stars: Harry P. Cain, William Bradford Huie, Frank Knight, Henry Steeger

27. Longines Chronoscope (1951–1955)
Episode: Episode dated 27 January 1954 (1954)

History, News

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Lesueur and Crawford interview Congressman Peter Frelinghuysen, Jr., a Republican representing New Jersey. Topics include farm prices, the Defense Department's budget, use of atomic weapons... See full summary »

Stars: Kenneth Crawford, Peter Frelinghuysen Jr., Larry LeSueur

28. Longines Chronoscope (1951–1955)
Episode: Episode dated 5 February 1954 (1954)

History, News

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Lesueur and Dimick interview General Sir Frank Simpson, the retiring commandant of the British Imperial Defense College. Topics include atomic weaponry as defensive measures, the Belgian ... See full summary »

Stars: Peter Dimick, Larry LeSueur, Frank Simpson

29. American Experience (1988– )
Episode: Race for the Superbomb (1999)

Not Rated | 113 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.9
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History of the American and Soviet development of the H-bomb.

Director: Thomas Ott | Stars: David Ogden Stiers, Hans Bethe, Peter Haydu, Curtis LeMay

Votes: 24

30. Frontline (1983– )
Episode: Russian Roulette (1999)

Not Rated | 55 min | Documentary

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After the collapse of the Soviet Union, how safe is Russia's nuclear arsenal?

Directors: Dan Chambers, June Cross, Sharon Tiller | Stars: Anton Fedyashin, Will Lyman, Boris Maksimov, Michael McNally

31. Beyond Westworld (1980– )
Episode: Sound of Terror (1980)

Action, Crime, Mystery

5.8
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In order to construct an atomic weapon, Quaid steals uranium from a nuclear power plant. Meanwhile Moore and Williams attempt to identify the rock band member who is actually an android.

Director: Paul Stanley | Stars: Jim McMullan, James Wainwright, William Jordan, Connie Sellecca

Votes: 10