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Sub Down (1997)

PG-13 | | Drama | Video 19 November 1997
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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(as Alan Smithee)

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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 ...
Navigation
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: Look, look at that, look at the size of that keel, the ice, see it? Must be a hundred feet.
Rick Postley: And, it's shaped like your nose.
Harry Rheinhartdt: And it's twice as big. I'm naming it the Rheinhartdt Keel.
Laura Dyson: You're naming your nose the Rheinhartdt Keel?
Harry Rheinhartdt: No-no-no, my nose is called Gerald.
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Sub Down, Thumbs Up
5 January 2000 | by (Melbourne Australia) – See all my reviews

This isn't a bad movie at all. If you allow for some fairly "reality check plot gaps" and lack of special effects (compared to other genre movies), the movie is a pretty good suspense thriller.

I am slowly warming to Stephen Baldwin and Gabrielle Anwar I could watch all day. Tom Conti is also good.

Take a look at this one, you may be pleasantly suprised


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