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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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wmd | nuke | power politics | risk | danger | See All (13) »

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Demand Zero. See more »

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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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Written by Josh Homme, James Lavelle, Richard File, Chris Goss
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logical thorough anti-nuke film
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This documentary takes a look at nuclear weapons and the rise of terrorism. Various terrorist groups try to buy, steal, or build a nuclear bomb. Russia is a source of many stolen nuclear material. After the fall of the Soviet Union, the safeguards seem to fade away and many attempted smuggled nuclear material has been caught. It's unknown how much have not been caught. Then there are the nukes that is kept by the nuclear powers. There are accidents. There are close calls. There is proliferation. There is the possibility of war. There is an ever-rising possibility of nuclear weapon use in today's complex world. Filmmaker Lucy Walker is not subtle about its anti-nuke message. She's also convincing in her logical, thorough examination of the issue. There is not a lot of new investigations. However, the regular guy on the street would probably be shocked at some of the presentation.


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