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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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Lieutenant Curtis
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Kuzmenko
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Aznabaev
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John Baker
William Marsh ...
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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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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 »

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The Admiral addresses a Lieutenant Commander in the situation room as "Lieutenant." See more »

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Vladimirov: Captain, I think you should stop asking Pshenishny how things are in Moscow. I think it upsets him.
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Entertaining And Suspenseful
8 January 2005 | by (Niagara Region, Ontario, Canada) – See all my reviews

This is a very good Cold War drama about a cat and mouse game between American and Soviet nuclear submarines in the mid-Atlantic that turns potentially deadly after an accidental collision. Supposedly based on a real incident that took place shortly before the Reykjavik summit between Reagan and Gorbachev in 1986, the movie managed to capture well the level of mistrust between the two opposing subs and the dangers caused by that mistrust. Most of the action takes place on the Soviet sub, badly damaged after the collision with the crew desperately trying to get everything under control, while the Americans try to figure out exactly what the Soviets are up to.

This is a relatively low budget, TV movie - and the low budget sometimes shows a bit, but all in all a worthwhile piece of entertainment. 8/10


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