Dr Strangelove Analysis

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“How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb” or as it’s known as “Dr. Strangelove” is considered one of the greatest American movies from the 1900s. It was published in 1964 and was categorized a comedy film. It was mainly about the Cold War fears of a nuclear conflict between the United States and the Soviet Union. The story of the movie was about a crazy United States Air Force General, who wanted to start a nuclear attack on the Soviet Union. This nuclear attack was not ordered by the president of the United States and his advisors. Dr. Strangelove was directed by a famous American film producer named Stanley Kubrick. Stanley Kubrick was one of the greatest American contributors to the cinema in the 20th century. He directed…show more content…
Strangelove received a rating of 9 out of 10. This rating was very rare at that point and was only given to the best. As the movie was released, the crew of it received about 4.4 million dollars because of the views in North America only. Dr. Strangelove also won many awards like the Golden Globe Award for the best acting and picture. The movie’s release date was postponed because John F. Kennedy of the United States was assassinated at that time. Page 1 of 4 Page 2 of 4 Hussain, 2 After this incident, some lines and scenes were changed in the movie. The film’s goal changed as it showed that humans lived in fear and were scared because of the dangerous nuclear weapons and the cold war. The film started with a buzzing sound of a strong wind following a high shot over an ocean. Many mountains were shown beyond the sea with the shot flying. After that, the storyteller starts talking about the problems between the United States and the Soviet Union. For more than a year, the Western leaders were hearing that the Soviet Union were working secretly and creating deadly weapons to attack them. Many sources have told the Western countries including the United States that Russia is building a secret project in a remote place named…show more content…
After that, an insane United States Air Force General called Jack Ripper ordered an officer named Lionel Mandrake to initiate an alert in their military base. At the same time in the Pentagon, the leader George C. Scott and his officers were in a state of shock when Ripper made that order. They were in a situation of a surprise because Ripper had to take permission before starting any military attack. After that incident, Jack Ripper continued in acting like a President by commanding new things. He ordered the B-52 crew who was trying to deliver some cargo to attack the Soviet Union with the nuclear weapons they have. The B-52 is a strategic plane bomber. The president and other people in the government were trying to stop him because it may lead to a new world Page 2 of 4 Page 3 of 4 Hussain, 3 war. Meanwhile, the only one that knew the codes to recall the plane was the crazy general named Ripper. The Cold War is a term given to the intense relationship between the United States and the Soviet Union. This intensity was during the period after the Second World War. The clash between these two countries was due to several reasons. First of all, both of these countries
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