A psychotic sniper plans a massive killing spree in a Los Angeles football stadium during a major championship game. The police, led by Captain Peter Holly (Charlton Heston) and SWAT ... See full summary »
Black Sunday is the powerful story of a Black September terrorist group attempting to blow up a Goodyear blimp hovering over the Super Bowl stadium with 80,000 people and the president of the United States in attendance.
On the remote Norwegian Bear Island, used as a submarine base by the Germans during WW2, U.N. scientist Larsen sends a distress signal using an emergency NATO frequency and is received by scientific vessel Morning Rose.
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
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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 »
[referring to those aboard the downed submarine]
I hope they understood it.
If I did - they did!
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Gray Lady Down is one of the better disaster movies of the late 70's The above title is a naval term for sub down. During a routine exercise off the coast of Connecticut, The Neptune is caught in dense fog Which unfortunatetly is rammed by an Norwegian trawler, the sub then sinks To terrifying depths and then rests on a unstable precipice which is overlooking a abyss beyond the point of no return. Charlton Heston gives an always great performance as the captain as does Ronny Cox as Hestons second in command. Stacy Keach plays the admiral back on shore who mounts the daring rescue mission, David Caradine also stars plays a creator of an experimental sub who plays a pivotal role in the rescue operation Ned Beatty delivers some much needed comic relief as Caradines bumbling Assistant, Strangely underrated Gray Lady Down, slowly but surely is just getting the recognition it finally deserves thanks to frequent TV showings and its DVD release finally in Anamorphic 235:1 WideScreen,
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