Countdown to Zero

Countdown to Zero

Countdown to Zero

Gary Oldman narrates this documentary which argues that the likelihood of nuclear weapons being used has actually increased since the end of the Cold War due to terrorism, nuclear proliferation and the theft of nuclear materials and weapons. Featuring interviews with leading statesmen and experts, including Tony Blair, Jimmy Carter and Mikhail Gorbachev.

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A.V. Club

A.V. Club

Walker has something important to say with Countdown To Zero, but if this movie were standing on a doorstep with a petition, most reasonable people would sign it quickly and send it on its way, rather than inviting it in to chat.

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New York Post

New York Post

Illustrating the many ways nuclear weapons could kill you makes Countdown to Zero one of the most frightening documentaries you'll ever see, or endure.

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Entertainment Weekly

Entertainment Weekly

Countdown to Zero makes old terrors radioactively new again.

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Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

Inspired in part by the success of "An Inconvenient Truth," the makers of Countdown to Zero are determined to mobilize public opinion to zero out the world's nuclear arsenal. We all should be rooting for their success, because failure would leave no one left to mourn our mistakes.

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