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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 try to stop.

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

2. Flightplan (2005)

PG-13 | 98 min | Action, Drama, Mystery

6.2
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53 Metascore

A bereaved woman and her daughter are flying home from Berlin to America. At 30,000 feet, the child vanishes, and nobody will admit she was ever on the plane.

Writers: Peter A. Dowling, Billy Ray | Director: Robert Schwentke | Stars: Jodie Foster, Peter Sarsgaard, Sean Bean, Kate Beahan

3. The Specialist (1994)

R | 110 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.4
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A woman entices a bomb expert she's involved with into destroying the mafia that killed her family.

Writers: John Shirley, Alexandra Seros | Director: Luis Llosa | Stars: Sylvester Stallone, Sharon Stone, James Woods, Rod Steiger

4. Battle of Britain (1969)

G | 132 min | Action, Drama, History

7.0
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In 1940, the British Royal Air Force fights a desperate battle vs. the Nazi Germany Air Force for control of British air space to prevent a Nazi invasion of Britain.

Writers: James Kennaway, Wilfred Greatorex, Derek Dempster, Derek Wood | Director: Guy Hamilton | Stars: Michael Caine, Trevor Howard, Harry Andrews, Curd Jürgens

5. Fahrenheit 9/11 (2004)

R | 122 min | Documentary

7.5
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67 Metascore

Michael Moore's view on what happened to the United States after September 11; and how the Bush Administration allegedly used the tragic event to push forward its agenda for unjust wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.

Writer: Michael Moore | Director: Michael Moore | Stars: Michael Moore, George W. Bush, Ben Affleck, Stevie Wonder

6. The Day After (1983 TV Movie)

Unrated | 127 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

7.0
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A graphic, disturbing film about the effects of a devastating nuclear holocaust on small-town residents of eastern Kansas.

Writer: Edward Hume | Director: Nicholas Meyer | Stars: Jason Robards, JoBeth Williams, Steve Guttenberg, John Cullum

7. Threads (1984 TV Movie)

112 min | Drama, War

8.1
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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.

Writer: Barry Hines | Director: Mick Jackson | Stars: Karen Meagher, Reece Dinsdale, David Brierly, Rita May

8. Super Fuzz (1980)

PG | 97 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy

6.3
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Red powder from a nuclear explosion gives a police officer super powers as long as he doesn't see anything red. He is eventually framed for murder and is unsuccessfully executed by many different methods.

Writers: Sergio Corbucci, Sabatino Ciuffini | Director: Sergio Corbucci | Stars: Terence Hill, Ernest Borgnine, Joanne Dru, Marc Lawrence

9. Deadly Impact (2010)

R | 96 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

5.2
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A police officer with a painful past returns home to help the FBI track down a mastermind assassin.

Writer: Alexander Vesha | Director: Robert Kurtzman | Stars: Sean Patrick Flanery, Joe Pantoliano, Carmen Serano, Greg Serano

10. Shattered City: The Halifax Explosion (2003 TV Movie)

175 min | Drama, History

6.8
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A true story about the tragic explosion at Halifax Harbour, Canada, in the early hours of December 6, 1917.

Writer: Keith Ross Leckie | Director: Bruce Pittman | Stars: Vincent Walsh, Shauna MacDonald, Ted Dykstra, Tamara Hope

11. Day One (1989 TV Movie)

141 min | Drama, History

7.7
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Hungarian physicist Leo Szilard leaves Europe, eventually arriving in the United States. With the help of Einstein, he persuades the government to build an atomic bomb. The project is given... See full summary »

Writers: Peter Wyden, David W. Rintels | Director: Joseph Sargent | Stars: Brian Dennehy, David Strathairn, Michael Tucker, Hume Cronyn

12. Cold War (1998 TV Mini-Series)

1,120 min | Documentary, History

8.4
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A 24-part series which deals with the relations between the United States, the Soviet Union and their respective allies between the end of World War II to the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991.

Stars: Kenneth Branagh, Richard Nixon, Anatoli Dobrynin, John F. Kennedy

13. The Atomic Cafe (1982)

Not Rated | 86 min | Documentary, Horror

7.7
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Disturbing collection of 1940s and 1950s United States government issued propaganda films designed to reassure Americans that the atomic bomb was not a threat to their safety.

Directors: Jayne Loader, Kevin Rafferty, Pierce Rafferty | Stars: Paul Tibbets, Harry S. Truman, W.H.P. Blandy, Brien McMahon

14. 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.

Writers: Scott Narrie, Don Pugsley | Director: Peter Kuran | Stars: William Shatner, Edward Teller, W.H.P. Blandy, Frank H. Shelton

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

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.

Writer: Peter Kuran | Director: Peter Kuran | Star: William Shatner

16. The Valiant (1962)

80 min | Action, Drama, War

6.3
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Having placed mines on the hull of a British warship whilst it is safe in harbour during the second World War , the two man crew of an Italian miniature submarine are captured and held ... See full summary »

Writers: Giorgio Capitani, Franca Caprino, Willis Hall, Robert Mallet, Keith Waterhouse | Director: Roy Ward Baker | Stars: John Mills, Ettore Manni, Roberto Risso, Robert Shaw

17. Nukes in Space (1999 Video)

53 min | Documentary, History

7.6
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U.S. nuclear tests in space, and the development of the military intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM).

Writer: Val Keller | Director: Peter Kuran | Star: William Shatner

18. Air Power (1956–1958)

30 min | Documentary, War

7.6
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Produced shortly after the fiftieth anniversary of powered flight, this documentary series, hosted by veteran news anchor Walter Cronkite, traced the development of flight from the Wright ... See full summary »

Stars: Walter Cronkite, Michael Redgrave, Art Carney, Winston Churchill

19. The Fight for the Sky (1945)

20 min | Documentary, Short, War

5.7
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Documentary detailing the activities of American fighter escort pilots during bombing raids over Germany.

Stars: Ronald Reagan, Jimmy Dolittle

20. The Magic of David Copperfield XI: The Explosive Encounter (1989 TV Special)

49 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

8.2
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David Copperfield performs illusions; at the end, he must escape from a hotel that is about to be demolished.

Writer: David Copperfield | Directors: David Copperfield, Michael Dimich | Stars: David Copperfield, Emma Samms

21. The Magic of David Copperfield IX: The Escape from Alcatraz (1987 TV Special)

49 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

6.9
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This is the 9th CBS Copperfield TV special, introduced by the host Ann Jillian after a short presentation by David Copperfield himself from the Alcatraz prison's beacon. It is the first one... See full summary »

Writer: Garry Bormet | Directors: David Copperfield, Gary Halvorson | Stars: David Copperfield, Ann Jillian, Al Capone, George Kelly

22. City of Ruins: The Halifax Explosion (2003 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary

6.7
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Writers: Alan Mendelsohn, Sally Reardon | Director: Alan Mendelsohn

23. Pipi & Bibis (1992 Video Game)

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24. Castle (2009– )
Episode: 47 Seconds (2012)

TV-14 | 45 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.6
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The FBI commandeers the NYPD detectives for little more than leg work after a bomb explodes during an anti-globalist demonstration. Castle is asked by the captain as sharp observer. Sifting... See full summary »

Creator: Andrew W. Marlowe | Director: Paul Holahan | Stars: Nathan Fillion, Stana Katic, Susan Sullivan, Jon Huertas

25. Generation Kill (2008– )
Episode: A Burning Dog (2008)

TV-MA | Drama, War

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As they scope a tiny hamlet, the men of Bravo are frustrated by the capricious nature of the war, and Colbert struggles to defend the actions of the higher-ups. Meanwhile, First Recon runs ... See full summary »

Writers: Evan Wright, David Simon, Ed Burns | Director: Simon Cellan Jones | Stars: Alexander Skarsgård, James Ransone, Lee Tergesen, Jon Huertas

26. Star Trek (1966–1969)
Episode: Assignment: Earth (1968)

50 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.7
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While back in time observing Earth in 1968, the Enterprise crew encounters the mysterious Gary Seven who has his own agenda on the planet.

Creator: Gene Roddenberry | Director: Marc Daniels | Stars: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, Robert Lansing

27. The American Experience (1988– )
Episode: Radio Bikini (1988)

Not Rated | 56 min | Documentary, History

7.5
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It starts with a live radio broadcast from the Bikini Atoll a few days before it is annihilated by a nuclear test. Shows great footage from these times and tells the story of the US Navy ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Stone | Stars: Kilon Bauno, John Smitherman, Warren Austin, Bernard Baruch