Columbia Pictures/Courtesy Neal Peters Collection

Director: Stanley Kubrick

Cast: Peter Sellers, George C. Scott, Sterling Hayden, Slim Pickens

Domestic lifetime gross (adjusted for inflation, 2014): $78,439,100

Famous quote: "Gentlemen, you can't fight in here! This is the War Room." — President Merkin Muffley

Sellers was the first actor to be nominated for a single Oscar for playing three characters (he lost on all three counts to Rex Harrison in My Fair Lady).

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