Tuesday, December 20, 2011
Atomic Angst Films
Below is a list of AtomicAngst films in chronological order:
Golden Age Motivation -- Introduction to this Atomic Angst collection.
The Red Menace -- A down-on-his-luck ex-G.I. becomes entangled in a cell of ruthless communists.
Seven Days to Noon -- An upset nuclear scientist steals an atomic bomb and threatens to blow up London if the UK doesn't abandon nukes.
The Whip Hand -- A reporter checks out a mysterious dead lake and stumbles upon a nest of communist agents.
High Treason -- British agents uncover a plot of home-grown communists to sabotage London's power grid.
Five -- A very early post-apocalypse tale of five people who survive the global nuclear war.
The Atomic City -- Communist agents kidnap the son of a nuclear scientist. The ransom is the secrets to the H-bomb.
Duck and Cover -- Civil Defense public service film to teach school children how to survive an atomic attack.
Split Second -- Escaped convicts take some hostages to aid their escape, but choose to hide out in a nuclear test area.
Hell and High Water -- A former WWII sub captain is recruited to discover a secret communist plot to drop an atom bomb.
Atomic Attack -- Television drama about a suburban family's life after New York City is bombed.
Rocket Attack U.S.A. -- Via collective hypnotism, several people in a bar experience what a communist attack and invasion would be like.
On The Beach -- Landmark movie about the last survivors of global nuclear war and how they each face their inevitable doom.
The World, The Flesh and The Devil -- Two men and one woman, sole survivors of a nuclear war. New hope clashes with old thinking.
The Last Woman on Earth -- Something kills all animal life on earth except a husband, wife and business friend who were scuba diving.
The Flight That Disappeared -- A nuclear physicist, mathematician and rocket designer are hijacked by the "unborn" of the future and put on trial.
The Beast of Yucca Flats -- Odd film about a Russian defector exposed to a nuclear test and becomes a deranged killer.
This is Not a Test -- A highway patrol deputy stops people at a roadblock before a nuclear attack. Tensions flare.
Panic in the Year Zero -- Atom bombs fall while a family vacation in the hills. They fight to survive amid privation and armed thugs.
Dr. Strangelove -- A dark comedy satire of errors that lead to the dropping of atomic bombs.
Fail Safe -- A serious drama about a chain of errors that lead to the dropping of atomic bombs.
The Bedford Incident -- A US Navy destroyer hunts a Soviet sub. Tensions run high and mistakes are made. The ship and sub exchange nuclear weapons.
The War Game -- A banned BBC film about how government and society break down after a nuclear attack on Britain.
The Last War -- 1961 Japanese film about a family caught in a world where a chain of errors unleash total nuclear doom.
Panic in the City -- A rogue communist agent builds a nuclear bomb in L.A. Agents have only a little time to discover where it is before it blows up.