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Crash Dive (1996)

The crew of the nuclear submarine USS Ulysses rescues supposed victims of a boat disaster, but the victims turn out to be terrorists intent on capturing nuclear weapons aboard the sub. Only... See full summary »

Director:

Andrew Stevens

Writer:

William C. Martell (screenplay)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael Dudikoff ... James Carter
Frederic Forrest ... Adm. Pendleton
Reiner Schöne ... Richter (as Reiner Schone)
Jay Acovone ... Murphy
Clay Greenbush ... MacDonald
Catherine Bell ... Lt. Cmdr. Lisa Stark
Michael Cavanaugh ... Capt. Lange
Cyrus Farmer ... Wager
Time Winters ... Saprich
Lena Zhanik ... Bolanne (as Ellen DeBurdo)
Pasha D. Lychnikoff ... Newton
Mio R. Jakula Mio R. Jakula ... Avallone
Christopher Titus ... Dent
Brittain Marcus Brittain Marcus ... Tommy
Adam Gifford ... Robinson (as G. Adam Gifford)
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The crew of the nuclear submarine USS Ulysses rescues supposed victims of a boat disaster, but the victims turn out to be terrorists intent on capturing nuclear weapons aboard the sub. Only a former SEAL, now a submarine consultant, can save the crew by sliding aboard while the sub is underwater. The term "crash dive" refers to the sudden dropping of a sub to escape detection, an act that a nuclear sub is never supposed to make. Of course, it comes into play in this film. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence, a scene of sexuality and brief language | See all certifications »

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Goofs

During the end, the submarine is in a step dive according to the exterior shots, but the sub is level in interior shots. See more »

Connections

Spoofs Dirty Harry (1971) See more »

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I Need a Woman
Words and Music by Adam Gifford (as G. Adam Gifford) and Andrew Stevens
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Dudikoff as Bruce Willis
1 March 2004 | by Paddy-GieseSee all my reviews

In this good B-Movie shows Michael Dudikoff that he is one of the best Action-Actors in Hollywood. He process the whole submarine with a gun and his fist. The tricks in this movie are not good, but director Andrew Stevens did a good job. The sequel "Counter Measures" is better, with more action, the lighteffects in Crash Dive are not very amuse. The story is very thrilling, the german actor Reiner Schone is a bad " terrorist`. Later the producers Stevens / Amritraj made some movies, which reminds at Crash Dive, like Freedom Strike or Fugitive Mind.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 March 1997 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Crash Dive See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA See more »

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Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)
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Ultra Stereo

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Color
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