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Hostile Waters (1997)

TV Movie  -   -  Thriller  -  26 July 1997 (USA)
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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
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Kuzmenko
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Vladimirov
James E. Kerr ...
Aznabaev
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John Baker
William Marsh ...
Acoustics Officer
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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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26 July 1997 (USA)  »

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John Rothman, who plays the Aurora Executive Officer, wears a name badge marked "J.J. Gordon". This is the name of the film's dialog coach, who also played the bearded "Officer Four" seen in the Russian naval headquarters sequences. See more »

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When the Soviet submarine performs its missile targeting routine, the first city locked onto is said to be Washington, but the city indicated by the computer is actually Wilmington, Delaware. See more »

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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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25 August 1999 | by (Köln, Germany) – See all my reviews

Despite of being a TV-Production (and showing this sometimes) "Hostile Waters" is a tense and absorbing film about a drama, that took place in a strange and dangerous period of time, we call the "Cold War"; a military disaster, that is still threatening us today. The important thing about "Hostile Waters" is, that it shows the story from a unusual point of view (the soviet submarine- crew), without high-tech gimmicks and without the "..it must be a historical fact, because I saw it in a John Wayne Film.." nonsense (or: "..because i read it in a Tom Clancy book"). Oh, and good work by Rutger Hauer, who had a break from B-Movie time. Don´t get me wrong, I like many of his B-Movies, but would somebody please give this man some really big-movie-parts to do ?!.


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