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Writer (WGA):
Troy Kennedy-Martin (written by)
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Release Date:
26 July 1997 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
We were seconds from death and we didn't know it.
Plot:
In October 1986, a Russian submarine carrying nuclear missles collides with an American nuclear submarine off the coast of Bermuda. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Awards:
1 nomination See more »
User Reviews:
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Cast

  (in credits order)

Rutger Hauer ... Capt. Britanov

Martin Sheen ... Aurora Skipper

Max von Sydow ... Admiral Chernavin

Colm Feore ... Pshenishny

Rob Campbell ... Sergei Preminin

Harris Yulin ... Admiral Quinn

Regina Taylor ... Lieutenant Curtis

John Rothman ... Aurora Exec. Officer
Michael Attwell ... Kuzmenko

Dominic Monaghan ... Sasha

Peter Guinness ... Vladimirov
James E. Kerr ... Aznabaev

Alexis Denisof ... John Baker
William Marsh ... Acoustics Officer
Seamus McQuade ... Helmsman
Paul Birchard ... Torpedo Chief
Oliver Marlo ... Doctor
Mark Drewry ... Petrachkov
Denzil Kilvington ... Volnigbirov
Garry Cooper ... Gennady
Frank Baker ... Pumps
Richard Graham ... Belikov

Philip Martin Brown ... Cook

Joachim Paul Assböck ... Gasparian
Alexander Wachholz ... Martinov (as E. Alexander Wachholz)
David King ... Admiral 2nd Class

Todd Boyce ... Larry Brock

Michael Shannon ... Admiral (as Michael J. Shannon)
Lawrence Elman ... Officer
Norbert Tefelski ... Admiral / Engineer
J.J. Gordon ... Officer 4
Erik Hansen ... Naval Marshall
Rainer Sellien ... Technician

Tony Devon ... Naval Commander
Felix zu Knyphausen ... Sonar Operator (as Felix Knyphausen)
Sanja Spengler ... Britanov's Wife
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Frank Witter ... Russian submarine soldier (uncredited)

Directed by
David Drury 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Troy Kennedy-Martin (written by) (as Troy Kennedy Martin)

Produced by
Wolf Bauer .... producer
Al Burgess .... line producer
William Cran .... executive producer
Tony Garnett .... producer
Stephanie Tepper .... executive producer
Carla Thoeren .... associate producer
Konstantin Thoeren .... executive producer
David M. Thompson .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
David Ferguson 
 
Cinematography by
Alec Curtis 
 
Film Editing by
Ian Farr 
 
Casting by
Sarah Bird 
Mary Colquhoun 
 
Production Design by
Jon Bunker 
 
Set Decoration by
Bernhard Henrich 
 
Costume Design by
Anne Hoffmann 
 
Production Management
Gerhard Jakubowski .... production supervisor
Marcus Loges .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Annette Drees .... second assistant director
Robert Quinn .... second assistant director
 
Art Department
Dierk Grahlow .... assistant construction manager
Axel Kahnt .... property master
Robert Krüger .... scenic artist
John Maher .... construction manager: UK
Tony Marks .... carpenter
Marcus Preussing .... swing gang (as Marcus Schmidt)
Torsten Schwartz .... lead plasterer
Christian Short .... prop man
Lloyd Vincent .... props
Christian Wolters .... technical prop effects
 
Sound Department
Paul Conway .... dialogue editor
Mike Dowson .... sound re-recording mixer
Christian Joyce .... boom operator
Derek Norman .... sound
Becki Ponting .... foley editor
Mark Taylor .... sound re-recording mixer
Iain Eyre .... assistant sound editor (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
David Ford .... special effects (as Dave Ford)
Garth Inns .... special effects supervisor: pyro inserts
Jeremy Lovett .... special effects technician
Mark Roberts .... special effects trainee
 
Visual Effects by
Alan Church .... digital effects producer
Georg Fick .... special effects camera
Martin Gutteridge .... special effects miniatures supervisor
Thomas Mandl .... visual effects coordinator
Jason McDonald .... animator
Thomas Mulack .... digital effects producer: c.o.r.e. digital pictures GmbH
Trevor Young .... scanning and recording: The Film Factory at VTR
Debra Coleman .... digital compositor (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Joss Gower .... stunt performer
Andreas Petrides .... stunts
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Georg Fick .... underwater camera operator
Alex Howe .... focus puller
Frank Marggraf .... gaffer
Sebastian Meuschel .... camera operator
Uli Schmidt .... first assistant camera
Howard Smith .... Steadicam operator
David Holliday .... grip (uncredited)
 
Animation Department
Jason McDonald .... animator
 
Casting Department
Iris Müller .... extras casting
 
Editorial Department
Jackie Ophir .... assistant editor
 
Transportation Department
Christian Fischer .... driver
Axel Hübner .... driver: cast
 
Other crew
James Bigwood .... production consultant
Adam Browne .... location manager
William Cran .... researcher
J.J. Gordon .... dialogue coach
Alan Grabelsky .... vice president production
Peter Huchthausen .... researcher
Tom Mangold .... researcher
Paul Meyer-Gerlt .... production accountant
Della Moore .... location accountant
Conny Neetenbeek .... production assistant
Katreniah L. Washington .... executive assistant to vice president of production (uncredited)
 

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MPAA:
Rated PG for language and peril
Runtime:
94 min
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Trivia:
The United States Navy categorically denies that any U.S. submarine collided with the Russian Yankee submarine (K-219) or that the Navy had anything to do with the cause of the casualty that resulted in the loss of the Russian Yankee submarine.See more »
Goofs:
Errors in geography: 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 »
Quotes:
Vladimirov:Captain, I think you should stop asking Pshenishny how things are in Moscow. I think it upsets him.See more »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in K-19: The Widowmaker (2002)See more »

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6 out of 7 people found the following review useful.
Effective, 25 August 1999
Author: bone-9 from Köln, Germany

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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