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Hunter Killer (2018)

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

Director:

Donovan Marsh

Writers:

Arne Schmidt (screenplay by) (as Arne L. Schmidt), Jamie Moss (screenplay by) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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 »

Genres:

Action | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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To prepare to play Joe Glass, Gerard Butler also spent considerable time with several former Navy commanders to immerse themselves in their inner nature. See more »

Goofs

The approach to Polyarny is said to be filled with all kinds of sensors, yet the screens in the command center indicate the ocean ground and underwater cliffs. This is only possible when using active sonar of some sort. The sensor operators will know there is an enemy submarine based the sonar sound, but no action is taken and the submarine seemingly evades all of that. See more »

Quotes

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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Featured in Surface Tension: Declassifying 'Hunter Killer' (2019) See more »

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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:

English | Russian

Release Date:

26 October 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Bulgaria See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,653,777, 28 October 2018

Gross USA:

$15,767,460

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$31,672,678
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Dolby Atmos

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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