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The crew of the nuclear submarine USS Ulysses rescues supposed victims of a boat disaster, but the victims turn out to be terrorists intent on capturing nuclear weapons aboard the sub. Only a former SEAL, now a submarine consultant, can save the crew by sliding aboard while the sub is underwater. The term "crash dive" refers to the sudden dropping of a sub to escape detection, an act that a nuclear sub is never supposed to make. Of course, it comes into play in this film. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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Rated R for violence, a scene of sexuality and brief language | See all certifications »

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28 March 1997 (USA)  »

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Crash Dive: The Chase Is On  »

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$2,000,000 (estimated)
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The positions are given in latitude and longitudes, but without any geographical markings (North, South, East, West), although it could be taken for granted that their positions would be North and East due to their location. See more »

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Edited from Steel Sharks (1997) See more »

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I Need a Woman
Words and Music by Adam Gifford (as G. Adam Gifford) and Andrew Stevens
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I think this movie was made with a "Cut & Paste" program.
24 August 2000 | by (Orlando, Florida) – See all my reviews

This movie was by far the worst Techno-thriller type movie I have ever seen, I suffered through the entire movie to see who was the brave soul that allowed his/her name to be attached to the technical adviser's slot and who the continuity director was. Now I know that everyone is not an accuracy nut like I am, but having been in the navy, it would be nice to have the film stay in the ball park. The hardest thing about this film to believe is the fact that of the 90 minutes that it ran, 45 of it was re-hashed from other movies, and the majority of those 45 minutes were from "Crimson Tide." I guess sampling is alive and well in the movie industry as well.


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