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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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A warning message appears on the submarine's control panel in which the word 'bouyancy' is mis-spelled as 'bouyency'. 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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Horrible
6 August 2005 | by (Planet Earth) – See all my reviews

This was a really bad movie. It uses every cliché ever known to man, the 'romance' was even less unbelievable than most bad movies, and it was completely militarily inaccurate. Case in point: Catherine Bell's character Lt. Cmdr Lisa Starks was referred to as "Lieutenant" by all other characters. And she answered the phone with "Lieutenant Stark". Uh hello. A Lt. Cmdr is always addressed as "Commander." You'd think that even without any sort of original story line that they would have at least tried to get the technical details right Don't bother seeing this one. U-571 is much better. And Stealth is much more entertaining even if its kinda cliché too.


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