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Threads (1984)

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Karen Meagher Karen Meagher
Ruth Beckett
Reece Dinsdale Reece Dinsdale
Jimmy Kemp
David Brierly David Brierly
Mr. Kemp
Jane Hazlegrove Jane Hazlegrove
Alison Kemp
Henry Moxon Henry Moxon
Mr. Beckett
Ruth Holden Ruth Holden
Mrs. Sutton
Michael O Michael O'Hagan
Chief Supt. Hirst
Steve Halliwell Steve Halliwell
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Hard to watch and harder to forget

2 weeks, 5 days ago at Feb 14 18:19
A controversial and unforgettable British television movie from 1984, Threads is arguably one of the only films that indisputably lives up to the hype of being traumatising and unsettling beyond words. Although not a horror movie in the classical sense, as there are no ghosts or demons, it is undoubtedly a horror movie that shows the horrifying impact and aftermath of nuclear war with haunting res... read more
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Release date: 23 September 1984
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PvtCaboose91 posted a review 2 weeks, 5 days ago

Hard to watch and harder to forget

“A controversial and unforgettable British television movie from 1984, Threads is arguably one of the only films that indisputably lives up to the hype of being traumatising and unsettling beyond words. Although not a horror movie in the classical sense, as there are no ghosts or demons, it is undoubtedly a horror movie that shows the horrifying impact and aftermath of nuclear war with haunting results. Exhaustively and meticulously researched by director Mick Jackson (who previously oversaw the documentary A Guide to Armageddon), Threads is the first film of its kind to depict a nuclear winter. The film was broadcast a year after the similarly-themed The Day After hit television screens across the globe, but Threads takes a different approach to the depiction of a nuclear attack, with Jack” read more

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" First Viewing Viewing Date: February 11th Via: Shudder (using a VPN) Plot: The effects of a nuclear holocaust on the working class city of Sheffield, England and the eventual long-term effects of nuclear war on civilization. Rating: 8.0/10 Why Did I Watch It? After years of hearing acclaim about the movie, a post on social media reminded me that it existed and I decided to jump on it before I forget about it again."


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" We canโ€™t let o this happen. Not now. Not ever. There is bleak, which is what The Day After and Testament. And there is. Threads, is considered to be one of the most scariest films, ever made. Because of itโ€™s premise, and execution made the film for many, feel very real. Threads is a 1984 British-Australian apocalyptic war drama television film jointly produced by the BBC, Nine Network and Western-World Television Inc. Written by Barry Hines and directed and produced by Mick Jackson, it i"


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