Crimson Tide

Synopsis: When some Russian rebels takes control of some ICBM's, the Americans mobilize. Among the vessels sent is the nuclear sub, the Alabama. But before they leave they need a new X.O. and among the choices is Commander Hunter, who hasn't seen much action. But the ship's Captain, Ramsey OK's him. While on the way, there was an incident and Hunter disagreed with how Ramsey handled it, it's evident that Ramsey doesn't think much of Hunter because Hunter was college educated while Ramsey worked his way up. They're given orders to attack but when they were in the process of receiving another order, the ship's communications were damaged, so the entire message was not received. Ramsey decides to continue with their previous order while Hunter wants to reestablish contact first. That's when the two men butt heads that ends with Hunter relieving Ramsey. Later when some men die, some of the officers feel that Hunter is not up to the task so they team up to retake control. But Hunter has taken precaut
Director(s): Tony Scott
Production: Buena Vista Internationa
  Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 5 wins & 6 nominations.
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116 min

He tells me he tried to adopt you.

As you no doubt heard,

my X.O. Has appendicitis.

He's the best

I ever had.

I need a good man

to fill his spot.

Your name was

at the top of the list.

Well, that's good to know, sir.

It was a short list.

Your interests, Mr. Hunter.

What do you like to do? Do you, uh...

Do you paint, play ball, play

an instrument, ride motorcycles, what?

- I ride horses.

- Horses.

What's the best horse

you ever rode?

- Arabian, sir.

- An Arabian? That's a powerful animal.

- Yes.

- [Chuckles]

- You ever ridden one?

- Me? Are you kidding?

Nah, I couldn't handle an Arabian.

Nah, just give me an old paint.

Yeah, horses are

fascinating animals.

Dumb as fence posts

but very intuitive.

In that way, they're not too different

from high school girls.

They might not have

a brain in their head...

but they do know

all the boys want to f*ck 'em.

Don't have to be able to read Ulysses

to know where they're comin' from.

- No, sir.

- [Barking]

He approves of you.

Jack Russells.

Smartest dogs alive.

Name's Bear.

Goes everyplace with me.

Well, welcome aboard

the Alabama, son.

- Do me proud.

- I will, sir.

- Congratulations, Mr. Hunter.

- Thank you.

If one Russian citizen

is killed...

and I am president...

then I will kill 900,000 of the people

who are responsible.

- You'd use nuclear weapons?

- Yes, I would hit them...

- Attention!

With nuclear weapons.

- At ease. Be seated.

- [Reporter] Sir, such talk

is highly inflammatory.

[Radchenko] My dear young lady,

I do not engage in "talk."

These are serious threats, which I hope

to be in the position to carry out.

I take it you've seen enough?

Gentlemen, after a nice little vacation,

looks like we're back at it again.

I hope you enjoyed the peace, because

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Michael Schiffer

Michael Schiffer is an American screenwriter, video game writer and film producer. Schiffer is known for such films and video games as Colors, Lean on Me, Crimson Tide, The Four Feathers, The Peacemaker and Call of Duty. more…

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