An untested American submarine captain teams with U.S. Navy Seals to rescue the Russian president, who has been kidnapped by a rogue general.

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Donovan Marsh

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Arne Schmidt (screenplay by) (as Arne L. Schmidt), Jamie Moss (screenplay by) | 2 more credits »
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Ethan Baird Ethan Baird ... Sonar 3
Jacob Scipio ... Sonar 2
Dempsey Bovell Dempsey Bovell ... Sonar 1
Corey Johnson ... Captain
Adam James ... Captain Forbes
Common ... RA John Fisk
Henry Goodman ... Senator from Illinois
Colin Stinton ... Senator from Iowa
Gary Oldman ... CJCS Charles Donnegan
Gerard Butler ... Captain Joe Glass
Carter MacIntyre ... XO Brian Edwards
Shane Taylor ... TMC Turner
Kola Bokinni ... McCaw
Mikey Collins ... Brickowski
Will Attenborough ... Kaplan
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Storyline

A U.S. submarine, the USS Tampa Bay, vanishes while shadowing a Russian Akula-class submarine in the Arctic. Rear Admiral John Fisk sends a Virginia-class submarine, the USS Arkansas, under the command of newly-promoted and unorthodox Commander Joe Glass to investigate. At the same time, a Navy SEAL team under the command of Lieutenant Bill Beaman is sent in to discreetly observe a Russian naval base. When they arrive at the naval base, they witness defense minister Dmitri Durov conducting a coup d'etat and taking Russian President Zakarin prisoner, and swiftly realize that Durov intends to trigger a war..

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Start a Battle to Stop a War See more »

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Action | Thriller

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Rated R for violence and some language | See all certifications »

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On June 16, 2015 the Alaska Dispatch News (ADN) reported that after Alaska Governor Bill Walker signed legislation essentially ending the state's film subsidy program the producers of Hunter-Killer canceled all previously planned efforts to film exteriors for the project in Alaska. See more »

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There are three Type 45 Destroyers seen docked at Faslane. There are no ships of that type based at Faslane and if they were visiting then they would have been docked further south along the loch away from the submarines. Also due to the geography of the base it would be physically impossible for those ships to be in that position. See more »

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Captain Joe Glass: I know you speak English
[first lines]
Captain Andropov: Fuck You
Captain Andropov: [dryly] Well... that's a start
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Deserves a 7.5
15 December 2018 | by brazil-45839See all my reviews

Not U571- Not White House Down. Good action flick, surprisingly entertaining but not over the top. One of those movies that you know what you're getting going into, so I'm perplexed why there are so many butt hurt people expecting an academy nod type movie. Worth the watch.


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Language:

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Release Date:

26 October 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Hunter Killer See more »

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Bulgaria See more »

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Budget:

$40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,653,777, 28 October 2018

Gross USA:

$15,767,460

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$31,676,128
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2.39 : 1
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