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Gray Lady Down (1978)

 -  Adventure | Drama | History  -  April 1978 (USA)
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A Navy Captain uses his experimental Snark to reach a nuclear submarine stuck on an ocean ledge.

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Capt. Paul Blanchard
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Capt. Bennett
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Mickey
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Danny Murphy
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Cmdr. David Samuelson
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Fowler
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Vickie Blanchard
Hilly Hicks ...
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Charles Cioffi ...
Admiral Barnes
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Antony Ponzini ...
Caruso
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Harris
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McAllister (as Charlie Robinson)
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Storyline

The USS Neptune, a nuclear submarine, is sunk off the coast of Connecticut after a collision with a Norwegian cargo ship. The navy must attempt a potentially dangerous rescue in the hope of saving the lives of the crew. Written by Robbie Smith <robsmith@u.washington.edu>

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Trapped underwater... with time running out.


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April 1978 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Sauvez le Neptune  »

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(Westrex Recording System) (uncredited)

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(Technicolor)

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2.35 : 1
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Feature film debut of Christopher Reeve. See more »

Goofs

When resting on the bottom, the crew are seen on the mess decks watching a movie. In real life, the non-essential crew would have been sent to their bunks and the ship would have been placed on reduced electrical load in order to preserve precious battery power. There would not have been any movies or cooked meals. See more »

Quotes

Capt. Gates: [referring to those aboard the downed submarine] I hope they understood it.
Mickey: If I did - they did!
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A Really Good Movie
6 September 1998 | by (Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada) – See all my reviews

This movie has non-stop action right from the first. The suspense and action combined keep you at the edge of your seat the whole movie. Charlton Heston is excellent as always and so is the rest of the cast. All action scenes are believable. This movie has everything going for it, and is worth the money to rent.


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