The Hunt for Red October (1990)

When a Soviet nuclear sub headed toward American waters drops off U.S. scanners, the Yanks scramble to take defensive steps. But CIA analyst Jack Ryan convinces the brass that the sub's commander has something other than a first strike in mind. A perilous cat-and-mouse game ensues.

Rotten Tomatoes: Certified Fresh 86% / Audience 89%

8/10

Rated PG 2 hr 15 mins

GENRES
Action • Adventure • Thriller
DIRECTION
John McTiernan
CAST
Sean Connery  •  Alec Baldwin  •  Scott Glenn  •  Sam Neill

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Alec Baldwin Jack Ryan
Scott Glenn Commander Bart Mancuso
Sam Neill Captain Vasily Borodin
James Earl Jones Admiral James Greer
Joss Ackland Ambassador Andrei Lysenko
Richard Jordan Dr. Jeffrey Pelt
Stellan Skarsgård Captain Viktor Tupolev
Courtney B. Vance Sonarman 2nd Class Ronald Jones
Peter Firth Ivan Putin
Tim Curry Dr. Yevgeniy Petrov
Jeffrey Jones Skip Tyler