The best movie endings

40 all-time greats that managed to end on a bang, not a whimper.

28. Dr. Strangelove

dr strangelove ending

Stanley Kubrick’s black comedy classic is a phenomenal satire that doubles as a wondrous showcase for the very best of Peter Sellers, who plays multiple roles and nails them all.

The final stretch of the film is just as absurd and irreverent as everything that proceeds it. Dr. Strangelove simply rises from his chair and declares, “Mein Führer, I can walk!”, as the movie ends with a montage of nuclear explosions.

Legend has it that Sellers improvised the line after accidentally getting up out of his wheelchair during one of the many takes, and it’s definitely the out-there finale that Dr. Strangelove deserves.

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