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


Roxie Theater Tue, Apr 25, 2017 7:00 PM
Film Info
Director:Stanley Kubrick
Year of Production:1964
Premiere Status:Film Classic
Topic:Film Classic
First 100 Days
Environmental Health
Running Time:95 min.


In Stanley Kubrick’s classic 1964 Cold War satire, a psychotic Air Force General unleashes an ingenious and irrevocable scheme sending bombers to attack Russia. The U.S. President works with the Soviet premier in a desperate effort to save the world. Peter Sellers stars as the eponymous Doctor.

Community Partner: Jewish Film Institute

Photo credit: Dr. Strangelove (c) 1963, renewed 1991 Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

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Stanley KubrickStanley Kubrick was born in New York City on July 26, 1928. He worked as a photographer for Look magazine before exploring filmmaking in the 1950s. He went on to directo a number of acclaimed films, including Spartacus (1960), Lolita (1962), Dr. Strangelove (1964), A Clockwork Orange (1971), 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968), The Shining (1980), Full Metal Jacket (1987), and Eyes Wide Shut (1999). Kubrick died in England on March 7, 1999.