Dr Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb
Stanley Kubrick's satirical masterpiece starts with a mad US general setting Armageddon in motion when he launches a pre-emptive nuclear strike against Russia. It's then up to the President and his hapless advisors to try and recall the planes and calm the Russian leader at the other end of the phone.
Starring Peter Sellers, George C. Scott, Sterling Hayden
Director Stanley Kubrick