Most Popular "Nuclear Attack" Titles
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PG | 95 min | Comedy
An insane general triggers a path to nuclear holocaust that a war room full of politicians and generals frantically try to stop.
2. Jericho (2006–2008)
TV-14 | 45 min | Action, Drama, Mystery
A small town in Kansas is literally left in the dark after seeing a mushroom cloud over near-by Denver, Colorado. The townspeople struggle to find answers about the blast and solutions on how to survive.
4. Crimson Tide (1995)
R | 116 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
On a US 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.
Votes: 81,279 | Gross: $91.40M
5. Next (2007)
PG-13 | 96 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A Las Vegas magician who can see into the future is pursued by FBI agents seeking to use his abilities to prevent a nuclear terrorist attack.
Votes: 125,392 | Gross: $17.99M
6. Southland Tales (2006)
R | 145 min | Comedy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
During a three day heat wave just before a huge 4th of July celebration, an action star stricken with amnesia meets up with a porn star who is developing her own reality TV project, and a policeman who holds the key to a vast conspiracy.
Votes: 32,736 | Gross: $0.27M
8. Threads (1984 TV Movie)
112 min | Drama, War
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.
9. Fail-Safe (1964)
Approved | 112 min | Drama, Thriller
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?
11. Deterrence (1999)
R | 104 min | Drama, Thriller
The President of the United States must deal with an international military crisis while confined to a Colorado diner during a freak snowstorm
Votes: 2,272 | Gross: $0.14M
12. T2 3-D: Battle Across Time (1996)
PG-13 | 12 min | Action, Short, Sci-Fi
Three freedom fighters attack a large corporation to prevent a future apocalypse.
13. The War Game (1965)
48 min | Drama, War
The War Game is a fictional, worst-case-scenario docu-drama about nuclear war and its aftermath in and around a typical English city. Although it won an Oscar for Best Documentary, it is ... See full summary »
14. The Unbelievable Truth (1989)
R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
After serving time for murder, Josh Hutton returns to his home town where me meets Audry Hugo. No one can remember exactly what Josh did, but they are all wary of him, especially Audry's ... See full summary »
Votes: 3,550 | Gross: $0.55M
15. Panic in Year Zero! (1962)
93 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A family of four leaves Los Angeles for a camping trip just before a nuclear bomb destroys the city. As lawlessness prevails, the father must fight to keep his family alive.
16. The Man Who Saw Tomorrow (1981)
PG | 90 min | Biography, Drama, History
Hosted by Orson Welles, this documentary utilizes a grab bag of dramatized scenes, stock footage, TV news clips and interviews to ask: Did 16th century French astrologer and physician ... See full summary »
17. Countdown to Looking Glass (1984 TV Movie)
90 min | Drama
Docudrama uses fictional reports of a crisis in the Middle East, which leads to a nuclear confrontation between the US and the USSR. "Looking Glass" is the code word for the Strategic Air ... See full summary »
18. The Atomic Cafe (1982)
Not Rated | 86 min | Documentary
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.
19. Barefoot Gen (1983)
83 min | Animation, Biography, Drama
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.
20. Five (1951)
Approved | 93 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
The world is destroyed in a nuclear holocaust. Only five Americans survive, including a pregnant woman, a neo-Nazi, a black man and a bank clerk.
22. Enola Gay: The Men, the Mission, the Atomic Bomb (1980 TV Movie)
156 min | Adventure, Drama, History
Well-intentioned history lesson; the decision to drop the atom bomb, the secrecy surrounding the mission, and the men who flew it.
23. The Survivalist (1987)
R | 93 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
An atomic bomb falls in Siberia and the USA is blamed. Cold War panic turns to chaos, martial law is declared and the US Constitution suspended. Survivalist John Tillman must save his family from roaming gangs and a corrupt army unit.
24. Hatsujô kateikyôshi: sensei no aijiru (2003)
90 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Sachiko Hanai is a call girl. One day she is caught up in a gunfight and is shot in the forehead. Instead of killing her, the bullet in her head gives her psychic powers. She also ... See full summary »
Votes: 611 | Gross: $0.00M
25. Critical Assembly (2002 TV Movie)
120 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
Two college students (Heigl and Smith) build a nuclear device, which is stolen by a fellow student. When it ends up in the hands of a terrorist, they work with an FBI agent (Beach) in a race against time.
27. Duck and Cover (1952)
9 min | Animation, Short
A grinning monkey sitting in a tree dangles a lit firecracker from a fishing pole just over the head of an unwary turtle. Realizing that an explosion is pending, the turtle ducks and takes ... See full summary »
28. Soviet War Scare 1983 (2007 TV Movie)
120 min | Documentary, Drama, History
The story of Samantha Smith, the 10-year-old American girl who wrote to Soviet leader Yuri Andropov, urging him not to start a war against the U.S.
29. Battlestar Galactica: The Story So Far (2006 TV Movie)
Battlestar Galactica: Told from the perspective of President Laura Roslin, the special tells the story of a refugee fleet of survivors as they flee the destruction of their Twelve Colonies ... See full summary »
30. Critical Path (1994 Video Game)
Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
After an apocalyptic event, a surviving commando team crash lands on an isolated island. Help your comrade Kat escape the tropical island controlled by mad General Minh and his army of lunatics.
31. Time Crisis 4 (2006 Video Game)
T | Action, Adventure, Drama
A top-secret weapons trafficking/smuggling crime turns out to be more complicated than it seems.
34. Protect and Survive (1976)
Protect and Survive was a public information series on civil defence produced by the British government during the late 1970s and early 1980s. It was intended to inform British citizens on ... See full summary »
36. The Hole in the Ground (1962)
30 min | Documentary, Short
A look at the United Kingdom Warning and Monitoring Organisation, including the Royal Observer Corps, and their work warning the public of a nuclear attack and then monitoring its effects.
40. RocketKitKongoKit (1986)
30 min | Short
Using instructions for constructing a rocket as a frame, the film explores the exploitation of Zaire (as was), by Western governments and corporations culminating in the establishment of a German rocket research company in the country.
Director: Craig Baldwin
Longines Chronoscope (1951–1955)
Episode dated 1 September 1954
Lesueur and Cioffi interview Lt. Gen. C.R. Hubner, the director of the New York State Civil Defense Commission. Primary topic discussed is local civil defense plans to deal with a nuclear attack.
Longines Chronoscope (1951–1955)
Episode dated 18 October 1954
Lesueur and Bancroft interview Val Peterson, the administrator of the Federal Civil Defense Administration and former governor of Nebraska. Topics include requirements for civil defense ... See full summary »
Longines Chronoscope (1951–1955)
Episode dated 19 August 1953
Edward P. Morgan and Hugh Downs, correspondents for CBS News, interview Val Peterson, the administrator of the Federal Civil Defense Administration and former Governor of Nebraska. Topics ... See full summary »