PG | | Comedy
An insane general triggers a path to nuclear holocaust that a war room full of politicians and generals frantically tries to stop.
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Although the War Room is supposed to be in Washington, DC (or Arlington, Virginia to be a stickler), its telephones have British GPO 700-series telephone handsets.
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.
DEM 135,694 (West Germany) (24 December 1987)
$275,902 (USA) (31 December 1994)
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