Lt. Cmdr. Tom Dodge is assigned as Captain to the USS Stingray, an old diesel driven submarine that has seen better days. With a crew that consists only of weird guys (and a gal), he's headed against the atomic powered USS Orlando, with the mission to destroy a dummy battleship. Written by
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A rusty sub. A rebel commander. A renegade crew. When destiny called, they should have hung up.
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Dodge objects to Lt. Lake's assignment to the Stingray, citing the U.S. Navy's rule against women on board submarines. The film was released in 1996, one year after Norway became the first naval power to promote a female officer to command of a submarine. See more
When Knox rejects the possibility that a Diesel-powered contact could be a submarine, he ignores the fact that the US Navy is the only navy in the world with an all-nuclear submarine fleet and frequently exercises with allied navies. See more
Lt. Comd. Dodge
[after the Stingray is able to avoid the Orlando and end their full silence
Stepanek, You missed a good opportunity there. One noise out of you, we would have been in a lot of trouble.
That would be unethical, sir. I only intend to screw myself. That would've screwed everybody.
As the credits begins to roll, The Village People and several cast members start singing "In The Navy." See more
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