Countdown to Zero

Countdown to Zero

DVD - 2010
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Rating: PG.
Tracing the history of the atomic bomb from its origins to the present state of global affairs: nine nations possessing nuclear weapons capabilities with others racing to join them, with the world held in a delicate balance that could be shattered by an act of terrorism, failed diplomacy, or a simple accident. The film makes a compelling case for worldwide nuclear disarmament, an issue more topical than ever as over 40 nations have the technical capacity to construct nuclear weapons.

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pianoDan
Jul 28, 2016

It gets lazy halfway through, and just shows footage of New York, and shows interview after interview. The first half is pretty interesting, and explains the background of nuclear weapons.

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RichardPaul
May 23, 2013

Countdown to ZerO ---- (DVD - 2010 Documentary) ---- 5 Stars ----- Excellent! ---- Great Information about Nuclear Disarmament Struggles ---- Well worth the 89 minutes to view. ---- This DVD will open your eyes ---- RichardPaul (Finished 5-22-13)

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Blue_Shark_101
May 03, 2013

i think this is a good ovie ill watch it.

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fmaack
Apr 05, 2011

This was simply propaganda. There was over an hour about how "the terrorists" are trying to get nuclear weapons. This includes a long section about how Iran is getting nuclear weapons. In comparison there was 30 seconds about Israel getting nuclear weapons. They also didn't say where Israel got the weapons.

Very little mention of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the only time a country (the US) bombed a civilian population with nuclear weapons. Also not mentioned, the US and Russia have 80% of the world's nuclear weapons. Maybe there should be something in this movie about that.

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Michael
Mar 10, 2011

This is the scariest film I've seen this year. We all live our lives with a certain complacency... well... it won't be so complacent after this!

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