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: If you don't put that gun away and stop this stupid nonsense, the court of Enquiry on this'll give you such a pranging, you'll be lucky if you end up wearing the uniform of a bloody toilet attendant.
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During the deleted pie-fight scene, President Muffley took a pie in the face and fell down, prompting General Turgidson to cry, "Gentlemen! Our gallant young president has just been struck down in his prime!" Stanley Kubrick had already decided to cut the pie fight by the time President John F. Kennedy was assassinated, but the line (or possibly whole sequence) likely would have been cut anyway due to its eerie similarity to real events.
While shooting aerial footage over Greenland, the second unit camera crew accidentally filmed a secret US military base. Their plane was forced down, and the crew was suspected of being Soviet spies.
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