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May 7, Rating: Log in with Facebook. Bigelow’s directing is flawless, the tension on screen unfolds so well in her hands. The second part is the realization of the accident and the unwinding of attempts to repair the submarine, with increasing tension around the subject. Yes No Report this. Built in haste, he had several accidents and deaths before he was thrown into the sea.

The submarine’s crew, led by the unyielding Captain Alexi Vostrikov, races against time to prevent a Chernobyl-like nuclear disaster which threatens not only the lives of his crew, but has the potential to ignite a world war between the super powers. By creating an account, you agree to the Privacy Policy and the Terms and Policies , and to receive email from Rotten Tomatoes and Fandango. Continue reading Show less. Harrison Ford is an excellent actor and makes, in this film, one of his most interesting works, for me. Just leave us a message here and we will work on getting you verified. The review of this Movie prepared by Dashaun Montanez. Harrison Ford as Capt. Post Share on Facebook.

The survivors, however, still preserve their memory today. Vostrikov is visibly moved as he greets the men and informs them widowmakrr he nominated the crewmen who died from radiation poisoning —28 in total—for the Hero of the Soviet Union award, but was told the honor was reserved for combat veterans. It’s too dramatic, and maybe too feel good in the end. It’s up to the men to repair it, exposing themselves to massive doses of radiation. X of Y Official trailer.


Add to that Vostrikov’s strict and drill-sergeant demeanor, Polenin, assigned as second-in-command, has no choice but to let him lead. It was a hard film to see, at least for me, who widowmsker what radiation is.

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In a later script, several scenes were cut, and the names of the crew changed at the request of the crew members and their families. In addition, one character pulls a gun, and another character is struck and killed by a truck.

Full Cast and Crew. It looks like we don’t have a Synopsis for this title yet. Please click the link below to receive your verification email. It was not really necessary to attend so many exercises.

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The story of USSR’s first nuclear ballistic submarine, which suffered a malfunction in its nuclear reactor on its maiden voyage in the North Atlantic in As radiation levels slowly rise inside the ship, the submarine surfaces and most of the crewmen are ordered topside.

Talk to your kids about Air Force One With the hope that fleet command will send some diesel submarines to tow the K back to port, Vostrikov ceases the mission and orders a heading that would return to port, but at a pace that could kill the entire crew with radiation sickness if rescue is not forthcoming.

But even if they get it fixed, can the wounded submarine make it back home to Mother Russia? Shawn Mathieson as Stepan. When the soldiers had to go in and connect the water pipes, risking their lives by exposing themselves widowmake radiation.


For two out of two war films I’ve seen by her now, that have been of very plpt calibre. With the actor’s newest movie, Extraordinary Measures, in theaters this Joshua Close as Viktor.

The Hotel-class submarine K was portrayed in the film by the Juliett -class Kwhich was significantly modified for the role. Mike S Super Reviewer.

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Grant’s tye of Thrones” Experience. The film can be divided into two parts. Peter Stebbings as Kuryshev. Finally, the site briefly investigates the radiation risk posed by the various nuclear subs currently resting at the bottom of the world’s oceans. They had no choice and just had to man up and do it.

A lot or a little? What I thought would be a mediocre sub flick, turned out to be so much more.

Start your free trial. Share this Rating Title: Adult Written by nationaltreasure February 1, Bigelow’s directing is flawless, the tension on screen unfolds so well in her hands. Vostrikov’s arrival leaves a bad taste in everyone’s mouth, since his appointment is considered a result of bureaucratic favors. It may be viewed in the years to come as a great submarine film.

The review of this Movie prepared by Dashaun Montanez. So will the Oscars still rock you? The parents’ guide to what’s in this movie.