The War Game

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"BBC TV's film about a nuclear attack on Britain"
  • 1965
  • 48 min
  • 8.0  (6,350)

The War Game is a 1965 television drama that depicts a nuclear war. The threat of nuclear war was very serious in the Cold War years of the ‘60s. The movie adopts a documentary style to tell the story. It combines news magazine programming, reports, and documentary chronology to give a picture of nuclear bomb attacks, the effects on the civilian population and so forth. As a result the movie is quite realistic and chilling. It premiered on October 7, 1965. It was so realistic in fact, that the BBC that deemed it too horrifying for the television audience.

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The War Game is a 1965 television drama that depicts a nuclear war. The threat of nuclear war was very serious in the Cold War years of the ‘60s. The movie adopts a documentary style to tell the story. It combines news magazine programming, reports, and documentary chronology to give a picture of nuclear bomb attacks, the effects on the civilian population and so forth. As a result the movie is quite realistic and chilling. It premiered on October 7, 1965. It was so realistic in fact, that the BBC that deemed it too horrifying for the television audience.
  • Release Date
    1965
  • Runtime
    48 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    8.0  (6,350)