Video Release: November 2, 2004
Rating: PG (MPAA)
Studio: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment
- Digitally Re-Mastered
- Runtime: 95 minutes
- NTSC (Canada and USA)
- Originally in English
- Released in English
When a psychotic U.S. General launches a pre-emptive strike against "the Commies," the American President must deal with gung ho military brass, bureaucratic bumbling, a drunken Soviet Premier and a twisted German rocket scientist. Horribly funny. Based on the novel "Red Alert" by Peter George. Academy Award Nominations: 4, including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor--Peter Sellers and Best (Adapted) Screenplay.
Filmed at Shepperton Studios, England. Complete title: "Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb." Additional cast: Jack Creley (Staines); Frank Berry (Lieutenant H.R. Dietrich); Glenn Beck (Lieutenant W.D. Kivel); Paul Tamarin (Lieutenant B. Goldberg); Gordon Tanner (General Faceman); Robert O'Neil (Admiral Randolph); Roy Stephens (Frank). Film debut for actor James Earl Jones. Released theatrically in the USA January 30, 1964.