The Hunt for Red October (1990)

A new Soviet nuclear missile sub (a Boomer) heading out on her maiden voyage that is being tracked by a Los Angeles class American submarine suddenly goes silent and "disappears". This focuses the attention of both U.S. Intelligence and the U.S. Navy on the Russian Sub Commander . When it is determined that the silent Soviet Boomer may be headed for American coastal waters panic ensues. A CIA analyst, Jack Ryan, convinces the brass that the Boomer's commander may intend something other than a nuclear first strike in mind. A perilous and tense cat-and-mouse game ensues.

Rotten Tomatoes: Certified Fresh 86% / Audience 89%

Rated PG,  2 hr 15 mins

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

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