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'Or How We Learned to Stop Worrying, Because Nuclear Brinksmanship Is as Simple as Tick-Tack-Toe.' Badham's movie was one of the first to pick up on home computer power - with schoolboy whiz Broderick hacking into his school files, and later chancing across a new 'game': Global Thermonuclear War. The first half has a sardonic edge to it, but the more seriously the movie takes itself the sillier it gets.

By: TCh

Release details

Duration: 113 mins

Cast and crew

Director: John Badham
Screenwriter: Walter F Parkes, Lawrence Lasker
Cast: Barry Corbin
John Wood
Matthew Broderick
Juanin Clay
Dennis Lipscomb
Dabney Coleman
Ally Sheedy
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