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?
While it has been criticized for some of its concepts, many of the underlying ideas of the movie are accurate. Modern diesel submarines (not a retired World War II submarine) using their electric batteries are capable of being notably quieter than nuclear submarines. Many navies operate modern versions of the submarine shown, and their vessels are quite effective in their roles. Experts have criticized the U.S. Navy at various times for not employing a few of this type of submarine in the force. See more
When the Stingray is taken for its dive test, the tube ready board shows tubes 1 and 2 ready to fire. The tubes are not loaded until the end of the movie. See more
Rear Admiral Yancy Graham
[Thinking he is about to win the war game against Dodge
I gotcha now, Popeye!
As the credits begins to roll, The Village People and several cast members start singing "In The Navy." See more
Written by Richard Berry See more