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Hostile Waters 

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In October 1986, a Soviet submarine carrying nuclear missles collides with an American nuclear submarine off the coast of Bermuda.

Director:

David Drury

Writer:

Troy Kennedy-Martin (as Troy Kennedy Martin)
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Rutger Hauer ... Capt. Britanov
Martin Sheen ... Aurora Skipper
Max von Sydow ... Admiral Chernavin
Colm Feore ... Pshenishny
Rob Campbell ... Sergei Preminin
Harris Yulin ... Admiral Quinn
Regina Taylor ... Lieutenant Curtis
John Rothman ... Aurora Exec. Officer
Michael Attwell ... Kuzmenko
Dominic Monaghan ... Sasha
Peter Guinness ... Vladimirov
James E. Kerr James E. Kerr ... Aznabaev
Alexis Denisof ... John Baker
William Marsh William Marsh ... Acoustics Officer
Seamus McQuade Seamus McQuade ... Helmsman
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Storyline

The True story of how an antiquated Soviet Project 667a "Yankee" Class Submarine, K-219 collides with a Hunter Killer "Los Angeles" Class American submarine causing a leakage in the K-219's missile bays, almost leading to nuclear meltdown in it's reactors off the shores of Bermuda. Written by Naashak

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We were seconds from death and we didn't know it.


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Rated PG for language and peril | See all certifications »

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Country:

France | Germany | UK | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 July 1997 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Aguas turbulentas See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color (Eastman Kodak)| Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The United States Navy categorically denies that any U.S. submarine collided with the Russian Yankee submarine (K-219) or that the Navy had anything to do with the cause of the casualty that resulted in the loss of the Russian Yankee submarine. See more »

Goofs

The Admiral addresses a Lieutenant Commander in the situation room as "Lieutenant." See more »

Quotes

Vladimirov: Captain, I think you should stop asking Pshenishny how things are in Moscow. I think it upsets him.
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Connections

Referenced in K-19: The Widowmaker (2002) See more »

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Accurate portrayal of men under pressure..Literally
25 April 2004 | by philphotoSee all my reviews

I spent 24 years at sea and I liked this film because of the accurate portrayal (of the Russians ) in an emergency situation and the way the situations were assessed and dealt with was pretty genuine.

Like Sailors everywhere ( well most sailors with some sad exceptions ie Flag of convenience Passenger ships where the crew take to the boats first in recent years)

They realise they have to pull together and get things sorted in order to save their Ship ,themselves, and the Eastern US Seaboard

When I was at sea we had a typical British tongue in cheek saying

'If in Danger or in doubt run in circles scream and shout'

Which luckily never happens in reality (I hope..)

No Nationalistic ranting or Stars/Stripes/Hammer and sickle waving -But do we need that anyway?


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