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Can you tell me movies in which the world risks an apocalypse because the president of the USA launches nuclear strikes from the nuclear football?

Asked by luigirovatti (2324points) 2 weeks ago

For example, “Terminator Genisys” almost does it in a scene.

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RedDeerGuy1's avatar

Doctor Strangelove.

mazingerz88's avatar

Not a movie but a TV series.

https://youtu.be/zLi2cSW5TlY

Forever_Free's avatar

@Tropical_Willie I LOVED that book and movie!

Zaku's avatar

There’s an episode of the TV show Madam Secretary a bit like that.

filmfann's avatar

The Dead Zone

filmfann's avatar

In Strangelove, Fail Safe, and World War III, the football isn’t used.

Nomore_lockout's avatar

The only ones I can think of have already been mentioned. Fail Safe and Dr. Strangelove. I think Strangelove was intended as a Fail Safe spoof, but took on a life of its own and became a cult classic.

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