PG | | Comedy
An insane general triggers a path to nuclear holocaust that a war room full of politicians and generals frantically tries to stop.
Over ten miles of electrical cable was required to light up the giant screen in the War Room set.
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 background footage for the model B-52's is filmed from a Boeing B-17G, whose shadow can be seen on the ground. See also Trivia.
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)
Dive deep into IMDb Picks, Scary Good, TV, and more.