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Danger Beneath the Sea (2001)

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Commander Miles Sheffield is a rising star in the US Navy, patronized by Admiral Eugene Justice, to the silent envy of many, including his XO and Chief on his first command mission aboard a... See full summary »

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Commander Miles Sheffield
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Admiral Eugene Justice
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Lt. Commander Albert Kenner
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Lt. Clare Holliday
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CPO Pete LeCroix
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Lt. Commnder Eric Watkins
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St1 Tony Martinez
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Michael McLachlan ...
Lt. Sal Lombardi
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Joel Gordon ...
PO3C Terry Peel
Kim Poirier ...
Shane Daly ...
Lt. Commander Gary Reynolds
Brad Austin ...
PO1C Ross
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Commander Miles Sheffield is a rising star in the US Navy, patronized by Admiral Eugene Justice, to the silent envy of many, including his XO and Chief on his first command mission aboard a nuclear submarine, the Lansing. This maiden voyage also turns out to be the ultimate challenge: a failed Korean nuclear missile causes a disastrous explosion which knocks his means of communications out of order, so he fears to be incommunicado in a nuclear war against an unknown enemy. Now his rivals believe his inexperience and unwillingness to man battle stations amount to desertion in war time, and plan a mutiny: they have the doctor skip him for necessary iodine shots so he'll be too sick to resist when the XO seizes command- his loyal supporters must get it back fast, for even the admiral sees no alternative then have the nearby Mako hunt them down to eliminate them before they start World War III... Written by KGF Vissers

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On a nuclear submarine it only takes one man to start a war. See more »

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29 November 2001 (Hungary)  »

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The USS Lansing and USS Mako used in this movie are fictional names. There have never been US submarines with these names. SSN 795 is also fictional. See more »

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Lt. Clare Holliday: We are acutely aware of the hardships you face Mrs. Alford.
Lisa Alford: You can call me Lisa if you like.
Lt. Clare Holliday: Well Lisa, don't you worry everything is gonna be all right.
Lisa Alford: I just wanna know, though, is he gonna be home for our baby's birth?
Lt. Clare Holliday: Er, when are you due?
Lisa Alford: First week in March.
Lt. Clare Holliday: Typically these patrols take two or three months, we won't know when they'll be back until about a week before they enter port. It's for their own security, you understand how sensitive these missions can be, don't you?
Lisa Alford: Yeah.
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Absolutely average
11 June 2004 | by (Tasmania) – See all my reviews

Now and again you run across a movie that is so completely unremarkable, that it's hard to find anything to say about it. This is such a movie. An absolutely run of the mill telemovie which tries to tread the same path as 'Crimson Tide', and of course falls ridiculously short, but is still watchable.

A US submarine is cut off from communication with the outside world, when a North Korean nuclear test goes wrong, blanking out most of East Asia because of the electro magnetic pulse. The Executive Officer decides they're at nuclear war (with who is anyone's guess), and takes over the ship, determined to launch their nukes (at who is anyone's guess, as well). The captain and the other good guys have to stop him. It's about as basic as that.

The acting and production values are pretty decent, but it is marred by some pretty silly concepts - such as an officer on board a nuclear submarine in 2001 believing that the USSR still exists. Some of the crews' reactions also seem a bit too undisciplined and far-fetched as well.

I sat through it, whereas I've switched off more illustrious blockbusters ('Blackhawk Down' for instance). I was expecting that it might be rubbish, but it was just plain old ordinary. If it had been a cinema release I might have bagged it, but for a telemovie it's excusable. This one is nudging 5 out of 10.


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