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Ghostboat (2006)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama | Mystery | Thriller  -  9 April 2006 (UK)
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A British Sub goes missing at the end of the war leaving only one crew member surviving. Everyone believes it lost to the bottom of the Baltic Sea, then 40 years later it reappears without ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Jack Hardy
Ian Puleston-Davies ...
Travis
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Cassidy
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Captain Byrnes
James Laurenson ...
Admiral Nealy
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Spender
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Redding
Jamie Martin ...
Tyler
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Monroe
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Mason
Jonathan Cullen ...
Captain Basquine
Alan Stocks ...
Peterson
Lee Whitlock ...
Reeves
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Langdon
Ian Targett ...
Captain Lyle
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A British Sub goes missing at the end of the war leaving only one crew member surviving. Everyone believes it lost to the bottom of the Baltic Sea, then 40 years later it reappears without a crew. The British government send for the the surviving crew member (David Jason) now a marine biologist. With a new crew and Jason then proceed to trace the last know happenings on the sub. But this submarine has a life of its own and the new crew soon start showing characteristics of the old crew. Written by Kevin Wickenden

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The patriotic German song that the crew hear on the military radio frequency is the Horst Wessel Song, the anthem of the Nazi Party. See more »

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When the Scorpion is strafed by Bf109's, Travis points a gun at the Captain. The weapon is clearly a Colt .45 M1911A1. The standard RN sidearm in 1981 was the 9mm FN Browning Hi-Power. See more »

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It's not that bad ...
10 April 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Quite a lot of CGI in this piece of ITV telly, but not to the extent that it takes away from the acting or the story. In this age where people want more and more 'instant classics', this will probably not impress some people who will see it as a predictable story with an equally predictable ending. I didn't, honestly think it was a bad effort at all. David Jason can easily take-on a role such as this and make is watchable. It lends itself to the subtle chills that the stories of M.R. James deliver, and although it may not be groundbreaking it is certainly a change from the usual stock of 'Drama' that ITV dish up (i.e. detective shows, or pseudo-reality TV.) All-in-all, it was easy viewing and has a satisfying ending. Worth a look.


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