The Day After
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A peaceful Midwestern city attempts to recover after it is destroyed by a nuclear missile strike. This powerful made-for-TV movie is a deeply disturbing testament to the folly of pro-military hawks who believed that annihilation was a justifiable means of attaining power and control.
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 100%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"a classic, and important tv movie"
‑ Stefan Birgir Stefansson, sbs.is
"[T]he most realistic depiction of nuclear war ever created for family consumption, they told us. No, scratch that: ABC hyped that, preying on our anxieties..."
‑ MaryAnn Johanson, Flick Filosopher
"An unforgettable and highly moving experience. I guarantee you - you won't forget it. * * * * stars"
‑ Clint Morris, Mediasharx
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