Dr. Strangelove: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964) was a Comedy - Drama Film directed by Stanley Kubrick and produced by Stanley Kubrick, Victor Lyndon and Leon Minoff.
The film was based on the novel Red Alert written by Peter George published in 1958.
Dr. Strangelove: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb was inducted into the National Film Registry in 1989.
Academy Awards 1964 --- Ceremony Number 37 (source: AMPAS)
|Best Actor||Peter Sellers||Nominated|
|Best Director||Stanley Kubrick||Nominated|
|Best Picture||Stanley Kubrick, Producer||Nominated|
|Best Writing||Stanley Kubrick, Peter George, Terry Southern||Nominated|
Group Capt. Lionel Mandrake: Do I look all rancid and clotted? You look at me, Jack. Eh? Look, eh? And I drink a lot of water, you know. I'm what you might call a water man, Jack - that's what I am. And I can swear to you, my boy, swear to you, that there's nothing wrong with my bodily fluids. Not a thing, Jackie.
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Terry Southern was brought in as co-writer by Peter Sellers because Sellers was a big fan of Southern's novel The Magic Christian, which later became a Sellers film vehicle.
As research, Stanley Kubrick read nearly 50 books about nuclear war.
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