About

A new, technologically-superior Soviet sub, the Red October, is heading for the U.S. coast under the command of Captain Marko Ramius. The American government thinks Ramius is planning to attack. A lone CIA analyst has a different idea: he thinks Ramius is planning to defect, but he has only a few hours to find him and prove it — because the entire Russian naval and air commands are trying to find...

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15
Directed by

John McTiernan

Written by

Tom Clancy (Novel)
Donald Stewart (Screenplay)
Larry Ferguson (Screenplay)

Runtime

134 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

Invisible. Silent. Stolen.

Cast

Keywords

russian cold war submarine jack ryan defection

Photos

Awards

Oscar for Best Effects, Sound Effects Editing

Oscar nomination for Best Sound Don J. Bassman Richard Overton Kevin F. Cleary

Oscar nomination for Best Film Editing