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War Games – Opening scene – “Turn your KEY, SIR!”

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  1. turns out they get issued blanks in the revolver and it was all a simulation, awkward……

  2. Creepy that we have places like this all over the country.

  3. I'm just some Canadian guy and I say says:

    Michael Madsen’s iconic voice doesn’t match his face in this movie, it’s strange. 😄

  4. I'm just some Canadian guy and I say says:

    No wonder Leo drank, dealing with this kinda stress everyday. 😄

  5. I'm just some Canadian guy and I say says:

    “BAM! BAM! BAM! BAM! It was like a goddamn shooting gallery!”

  6. Are you gonna bark all day, sir, or are you gonna turn your key?

  7. They run test firings all the time. The operators have no way of knowing if it's a drill or an actual launch of nukes, so there's no reason for them to defy orders since it's most likely a drill.

  8. He should have threatened to cut his ear off while dancing to Stuck In The Middle With You…

  9. Damn, this is how you make an intense scene.

  10. In case anyone does a remake, satire whatever…

    How about a Mexican Standoff in the launch room?

  11. According to some documentary I saw, which seemed rather plausible, the military hated Kennedy so much that they changed the launch code to all zeros. They wanted to be able to launch in case the President chickened out.

    Not another Cuban Missile Crisis! Let em fly!

  12. I would just like to point out how stupid it is to threat to shoot someone if they don’t turn the key. If you kill them, the missile def isn’t getting launched lol

  13. Spencer and Madsen in 1st min and then later have such great careers in hollywood

  14. TURN YOUR KEY SIR! Such a great scene and still gives me goosebumps even after all these years. 😲🔑🚀

  15. Believe it or not we will witness a nuclear event between now and 2026

  16. Funny though – if the younger dude shot the other one, the missiles most definitely would not fly because the launch keys need to be turned within two seconds or so of each other. (IIRC there is a documentary on Youtube somewhere that discusses this detail) And they are arranged in a way that makes this physically impossible to do for one single person, even if said person was 100% determined to go through with the launch. So there is nothing to be won by shooting anyone in this particular instance.

  17. I was a little boy from the Bay Area when I saw this. This movie as well as vampire movies scared the crap out of me.

  18. this was so scary for me as a teenager.

  19. "Not the correct procedure" (to dislike this!) "God Damn" "Screw the procedure" Just "Give a big thump" to! 👍anyway. (Nostalgic Classic)

  20. Because shooting him dead for not turning his key will make him turn his key more.

  21. It says later on in the film that these guys failed. It never says whether or not one of them blew the other’s brains out or not.

  22. What was the point of the guy pointing a gun at the other one (is that Leo from The West Wing)? Even if he did shoot him, that other key couldn't be turned at the same time as his own unless he had Go-Go-Gadget Arms! 😀

  23. Love how the older guy is just drenched in sweat. I'd be pissing myself.

  24. 2:52 – Me going through the procedure to access the web-portal of my bank.
    5:41 – My phone's battery dying just before I can to tap on the "Authorize access?" notification.

  25. Where does the deputy officer take the launch code from?

  26. "Are you gonna bark all day, little doggy? Or are you gonna bite?"

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