Doomsday device

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Doomsday device

superpower nuclear capability to destroy the world if attacked. [Brit. Cinema: Dr. Strangelove
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By 1961, the US had built a Doomsday Bomb that would have extinguished most life on Earth," Ellsberg recalled.
Notwithstanding his victimization by thugs and state and Federal authorities, good guy David Caruso can outwit everybody in "Kiss of Death," just as Tim Robbins succeeds in a 20-year jailbreak plan that could have been scripted by Horatio Alger in "The Shawshank Redemption," and Dustin Hoffman is able to talk sense to the top brass as well as the pilot with the doomsday bomb in "Outbreak.
It tells the story of a pilot shot down behind enemy lines, who discovers that her ship's payload -- a massive doomsday bomb -- has gone active, giving her 20 minutes to escape the epic blast.