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Hostile Waters (1997)

PG | | Thriller | TV Movie 26 July 1997
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In October 1986, a Russian submarine carrying nuclear missles collides with an American nuclear submarine off the coast of Bermuda.

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Capt. Britanov
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Aurora Skipper
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Admiral Chernavin
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Pshenishny
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Sergei Preminin
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Admiral Quinn
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Lieutenant Curtis
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Aurora Exec. Officer
Michael Attwell ...
Kuzmenko
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Vladimirov
James E. Kerr ...
Aznabaev
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John Baker
William Marsh ...
Acoustics Officer
Seamus McQuade ...
Helmsman
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The True story of how an antiquated Russian Project 667a "Yankee" Class Submarine, K-219 collides with a Hunter Killer "Los Angeles" Class American submarine causing a leakage in the K-219's missile bays, almost leading to nuclear meltdown in it's reactors off the shores of Bermuda. Written by Naashak

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We were seconds from death and we didn't know it.

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Rated PG for language and peril | See all certifications »
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26 July 1997 (USA)  »

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Aguas turbulentas  »

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

At a certain point, Admiral Quinn - played by Harris Yulin - convinces a bureaucrat that their current situation with the Soviet submarine is a "clear and present danger". Yulin previously appeared in a movie titled Clear and Present Danger (1994). See more »

Goofs

At least two of the American cities shown on the map in the Russian sub are misspelled in Russian. Boston is spelled as if it were pronounced "Voston" (using a Russian "B" instead of a "b"), and Philadelphia is missing the initial "Ph". See more »

Quotes

Capt. Britanov: Good Morning Pshenishny. You smell wonderful today. Are you wearing aftershave?
[as he walks away]
Capt. Britanov: How are things in Moscow?
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Referenced in K-19: The Widowmaker (2002) See more »

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Suddenly... a lot more relevant in 2000.
20 August 2000 | by See all my reviews

Not a bad film. The acting depicted the heroism and desperation that, as far as anyone (not in the submarine or military intelligence community) can know, really occurred. Based upon the truth (or at least what is generally known). After the 'Kursk' incident, this film seems a lot better and probably more realistic than other submarine movies... with the exception of 'Das Boot'. May not be 'edge of your seat' excitement, but certainly more real than "U-571".


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