PG | | Comedy
An insane general triggers a path to nuclear holocaust that a war room full of politicians and generals frantically try to stop.
Gen. Jack D. Ripper explaining his plot to Wing Commander Mandrake.
For more than a year, ominous rumors had been privately circulating among high-level Western leaders that the Soviet Union had been at work on what was darkly hinted to be the ultimate weapon: a doomsday device. Intelligence sources traced the site ...
The first time we see the War Room, there's a binder in front of General Turgidson where the spine reads "World Targets in Megadeath". Its position changes during the long scene, and at one point we can view the contents, and the binder is empty.
The screenplay title is incorrectly spelled. It reads: 'Base' on the book "Red Alert" by Peter George. This is pointed out on the DVD supplement about the making of the film.
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