The Hunt for Red October (1990)

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135 min.
Plot  In 1984, Soviet submarine Captain First Rank Marko Ramius (Connery) commands ''Red October'', a new Typhoon-class nuclear sub featuring a caterpillar drive, rendering it undetectable to passive sonar. Ramius leaves port on orders to conduct exercises with the Alfa-class ''V.K. Konovalov'', commanded by his former student Captain Tupolev (Skarsgård). Once at sea, Ramius kills political officer Ivan Putin (Firth), and commands the crew to head toward America's east coast to conduct missile drills.

The next morning, CIA analyst Jack Ryan (Baldwin) briefs government officials on the departure of ''Red October'' and the threat it poses. Officials in the briefing learn that the bulk of the Soviet Navy has been deployed to sink ''Red October'', fearing Ramius may plan an unauthorized strike against the United States. Ryan however, hypothesizes that Ramius instead plans to defect, and leaves to meet up with the American submarine USS ''Dallas'' to prove his theory. Meanwhile, Tupolev...



Sean Connery
Captain 1st Rank Marko Aleksandrovich Ramius
Alec Baldwin
Dr. Jack Ryan
Scott Glenn
Commander Bart Mancuso
Sam Neill
Captain 2nd Rank Vasily Borodin
James Earl Jones
Vice Admiral James Greer
Joss Ackland
Ambassador Andrei Lysenko
Richard Jordan
Dr. Jeffrey Pelt
Tim Curry
Dr. Yevgeniy Petrov
Peter Firth
Senior Lieutenant Ivan Putin
Ronald Guttman
Senior Lieutenant Melekhin
Stellan Skarsgård
Captain 2nd Rank Viktor Tupolev
Fred Dalton Thompson
Rear Admiral Joshua Painter
Courtney B. Vance
Sonar Technician Submarines Second Class Jones
Anthony Peck
Lieutenant Commander "Tommy" Thompson
Daniel Davis
Captain Charlie Davenport
Tomas Arana
Cook's Assistant Igor Loginov
Peter Zinner
Admiral Yuri Ilyich Padorin


All Titles

The Hunt for Red October
English Original Title

Release Dates


United States




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