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Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

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  1. (commonly known as Dr. Strangelove) is a black comedy film directed by Stanley Kubrick, starring Peter Sellers and George C. Scott, and featuring Sterling Hayden, Keenan Wynn and Slim Pickens

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  2. Loosely based by screenwriter Terry Southern on Peter George's Cold War thriller novel Red Alert (aka Two Hours to Doom), Dr. Strangelove satirizes the Cold War and the doctrine of mutual assured destruction

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  3. The story concerns a mentally unstable US Air Force general who orders a first strike nuclear attack on the Soviet Union, and follows the President of the United States, his advisors, the Joint Chiefs of Staff and a Royal Air Force (RAF) officer as t

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  4. In 1989, the United States Library of Congress deemed the film "culturally significant" and selected it for preservation in the National Film Registry

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  5. Additionally, it was listed as #3 on AFI's 100 Years... 100 Laughs

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