A team of scientists are accompanying the crew of a nuclear submarine in the arctic. When a disaster at sea sinks the nuclear sub, these scientists (and their mini submersible) become the crew's only hope for survival.

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Rick Postley
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Laura Dyson
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Harry Rheinhartdt
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Commander Kirsch
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Lt.Commander Melges
Joe Dain ...
Sonar Chief Fleck
Chris Taaffe ...
Lieutenant Hayes
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Petty Officer Holliday
Eugene Williams ...
Lieutenant Weston
Matt Kennedy ...
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Paul Abbott ...
Ballast
Joel Traywick ...
Dive
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Miller
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Chief of the Boat
Twirlee DeLite Dollison ...
Francis
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A team of scientists are accompanying the crew of a nuclear submarine in the arctic. When a disaster at sea sinks the nuclear sub, these scientists (and their mini submersible) become the crew's only hope for survival.

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Twenty thousand leagues under the sea, without a paddle. A pair of civilians are the only hope for a nuclear submarine stuck thousands of feet beneath the polar ice cap.

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19 November 1997 (USA)  »

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Crush Depth  »

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$17,000,000 (estimated)
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Harry Rheinhartdt: What is that? It smells like peaches.
Rick Postley: Well I don't know anything that's good for you that smells like peaches that isn't peaches.
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Total blöd (absolutely silly)
27 March 2003 | by (Kirchroth, Germany) – See all my reviews

The story of this film is almost unbelievable silly. The factual errors which even I have recognized are not acceptable (e.g. Russian submarine turning just around(suddenly "switches" direction on the "sonar"). I have really enjoyed watching it in a laughing way. And something for trivia: Kevin Connollies girlfriend (only shown very short in the beginning) is Nikki Cox. Both play brother and sister in "Unhappily Ever After". Just wanted to say it.


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