This product is a higher-level, critical thinking movie guide for the movie Blast from the Past. This movie is a comedy about a man who comes out into the world after being in a Cold War nuclear bomb shelter for 35 years. This movie guide ties the movie to American History teaching standards related to the Cold War era. It helps students understand how people's needs during the Cold War era developed into new types of technology, how Kennedy responded to Soviet aggression, and what the culture of the 1950's was like. The guide also requires students to create their own bomb shelter after viewing the movie.