PG | | Comedy
An insane general triggers a path to nuclear holocaust that a war room full of politicians and generals frantically tries to stop.
During the attack on Burpleson Air Force Base, a sign reading "Peace Is Our Profession" is seen. That's not a satirical sign made up by the filmmakers; it's actually the motto of the Strategic Air Command.
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 ...
During the ending of the opening credits it says "Base on the Novel Red Alert" instead of "Based on the Novel Red Alert".
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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