What are the best Cold War movies?

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    #1The Lives of Others

    The Lives of Others

    The Lives of Others is a German drama movie directed by Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck and starring Ulrich Muhe and Martina Geedeck. It won an Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.


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    Barbara Jordan
    Written on July 5, 2018
    "A choice between loyalty and rightfulness. I liked the main character's portrayal in handling his problem in this film. "
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    #2Dr. Strangelove

    Dr. Strangelove

    Dr. Strangelove is a satire comedy movie directed by Stanley Kubrick. Released in 1964, it starred Peter Sellers and George C. Scott which won a BAFTA award for Best British Film and Best Art Direction. 


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    Kathy Williamson
    Written on July 5, 2018
    "For those who want black comedy movies, I recommend this one. Watched this with my friend last night and we both loved the insanity of Jack Ripper. "
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    #3Thirteen Days

    Thirteen Days

    Thirteen Days is a movie directed by  Roger Donaldson and features Kevin Costner, Bruce Greenwood, and Steven Culp. It is based on the real-life events of the 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis handled by former U.S. president John F. Kennedy.


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    Eric Silva
    Written on July 5, 2018
    "Based from the title, it refers to the Cuban Missile Crisis. Historical yet some of the parts are highly fictionalized, this film worked better for a Cold War setting. "
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    #4Charlie Wilson's War

    Charlie Wilson's War

    Charlie Wilson's War is a comedy-drama, biography film released 2007. It was directed by Mike Nichols and starred by Tom Hanks, Julia Roberts, and Philip Seymour Hoffman. It was nominated at the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. 


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    Doris Vargas
    Written on July 5, 2018
    "I liked the what ifs of the history turned into real event in a movie. Some people funding the Afghan and ending the cold war? Why not?"
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    #5Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

    Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

    Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy is a 2011 Anglo-French espionage film directed by Tomas Alfredson that stars Gary Oldman as a retired secret agent who is pulled back into the game to ferret out a Soviet agent in MI6. 


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    Joseph McCoy
    Written on July 5, 2018
    "As a big fan of mystery movies, the way of uncovering the truth is what made me hooked into this film. "
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    #6Top Gun

    Top Gun

    Top Gun is an action movie directed by Tony Scott. Released in 1986, The U.S. Congress selected the for preservation in the National Film Registry. It starred Tom Cruise, Kelly McGillis, Val Kilmer, Anthony Edwards, and Tom Skerritt.


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    José Alfredo Amador
    Written on July 5, 2018
    "Tom Cruise as a military guy worked for me. His acting skills took me into watching this film and how he redeemed himself in the end. "
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    #7The Iron Giant

    The Iron Giant

    The Iron Giant is an animated sci-film directed by Brad Bird. Released in 1999, the movie was based on the novel The Iron Man written by Ted Hughes. It featured the voices of Eli Marienthal, Jennifer Aniston, and Vin Diesel.


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    Bobby Davis
    Written on July 5, 2018
    "For an animated film, this is not so bad. The storylines are better and not just for kids. "
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    #8Good Night, and Good Luck

    Good Night, and Good Luck

    Good Night and Good Luck is a drama-history film directed by George Clooney released in 2005 starring David Strathai, George Clooney, and Patricia Clarkson. It was nominated for six Academy Awards including Best Actor and Best Director.


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    Carol Armstrong
    Written on July 5, 2018
    "I love journalism movies! The way the CBS team investigate the senator is so good!"


Best What are the best Cold War movies
1The Lives of Others Movies 23 Paid
2Dr. StrangeloveMovies 18 Paid
3Thirteen DaysMovies 16 Paid
4Charlie Wilson's War Movies 14 Paid
5Tinker Tailor Soldier SpyMovies 12 Paid
6Top GunMovies 10 Paid
7The Iron GiantMovies 8 Paid
8Good Night, and Good LuckMovies 4 Paid

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