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Countdown to Zero (2010)

PG | | Documentary | 30 July 2010 (USA)
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A documentary about how the likelihood of nuclear weapons (or fissile materials) usage has increased due to the rise of terrorism and lack of safeguards and verification.

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A documentary about how the likelihood of nuclear weapons (or fissile materials) usage has increased due to the rise of terrorism and lack of safeguards and verification.

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Rated PG for thematic material, images of destruction and incidental smoking | See all certifications »
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$41,307 (USA) (23 July 2010)

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$271,323 (USA) (2 October 2010)
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John F. Kennedy: The weapons of war must be abolished before they abolish us.
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Featured in At the Movies: Cannes Film Festival 2010 (2010) See more »

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A Must-See Film/Documentary
28 July 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

It's a subject we don't like to think about. We'd all prefer to stick our heads in the sand and pretend it isn't there. And when we do think about it we feel so incompetent of doing anything about it that we quickly push it away. But we do need to think about it and do something. Let's all become more actively involved in the subject matter. This film details so well what we're up against but also gives us hope that if we all work together we can turn this around. Many younger people aren't even aware of the dangerous trend and when we mention nuclear weapons, many of them believe it's either under control

  • which it isn't - or that it's already too late and nothing can be


done about it anyway. But we need to educate everybody, in every country, in every religion, of the importance of disarmament and non-proliferation.


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