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.
Did You Know?
At the very end of the movie, when the U.S.S. Stingray is tied up to the pier and the crew is marching off, a white-hulled vessel is visible in the background. This vessel is a 95 foot retired Cape-class U.S. Coast Guard Cutter (U.S.C.G.C. Cape Romain), which was at the time operated by Sea Scout Ship 17 (youth program similar to Boy Scouts), based out of San Mateo, CA. The ship was requested to be on-location at a pier in San Francisco (most of the harbor footage was shot in the Bay Area; the mothball fleet depicted early in the movie really exists and is near Benicia, CA) to make it appear more like a military base. The Cape Romain is currently operated by Sea Scout Ship 51 (S.S.S. Intrepid), based out of Palo Alto, CA. See more
When LCDR Dodge initially meets VADM Winslow, he salutes. Naval personnel do not salute when indoors and uncovered. See more
Seaman Nitro 'Mike'
Radio call for you, Cap'n. Some guy named Graminahamham.
As the credits begins to roll, The Village People and several cast members start singing "In The Navy." See more
Spoofed in Godzilla
Written by Charles A. Zimmerman
, A.H. Miles and R. Lovell
Performed by the Men of the Concert Choir
University of Southern California
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