Dr. Strangelove Movie Review Summary

Actors: Peter Sellers, George C. Scott, Sterling Hayden, Slim Pickens

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Combining stellar performances by Peter Sellers and George C. Scott, Stanley Kubrick
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created one of the most outstanding “film noirs” in his “Dr. Strangelove or: How I
Learned To Stop Worrying And Love The Bomb”! No cinematic production equals the
savage anti-war satire that this film achieves. Filmed in black and white, the movie
captures Sellers in his most commanding, demanding role (actually, “roles,” as he takes the
lead as multiple characters). Who can forget the dynamic badinage between members of
the President's staff in the War Room, where we find George C. Scott truly launching his
own career with his performance of the war-mongering general. The storyline is that of an
ingenious scheme to attack Russia by attacking their targets with planes loaded with
nuclear bombs. The American Film Institute rates “Dr. Strangelove” as one of the top 100
best movies ever made. It is a timeless masterpiece.

The review of this Movie prepared by Bill Hobbs

Script Analysis of Dr. Strangelove

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Plot & Themes

Comedy, primarily    -   Yes Time/era of movie:    -   1960's-1970's Comedy or Parody about    -   war movies

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   politician/elected ruler Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American


United States    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing

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