The Hunt for Red October1990
Starring Sean Connery, Alec Baldwin, Scott Glenn, Sam Neill, James Earl Jones and Joss Ackland, "The Hunt for Red October" (also known as "Caccia a Ottobre Rosso", "Jagd auf 'Roter Oktober'", "Jagd auf roter Oktober") is an Action/Adventure/Thriller film directed by John McTiernan, and written by Larry Ferguson (screenplay), released in the USA on March 02 of 1990.
The hunt is on.
Who directed "The Hunt for Red October":
The Hunt for Red October was directed by John McTiernan, an American director, producer, actor, and writer.
Before directing The Hunt for Red October, John McTiernan had directed Die Hard, released in 1988, Predator (1987), Nomads (1986). Since, he directed Medicine Man, released in 1992, Last Action Hero (1993), Die Hard: With a Vengeance (1995), The 13th Warrior (1999), Basic (2003), and Crash Bandits (2007).
What was the release date of "The Hunt for Red October":
The Hunt for Red October was initally released in the United States on Friday, March 02, 1990. Also released on this day were Basket Case 2 (dir. Frank Henenlotter) and The Perfect Murder (dir. Zafar Hai). This was twenty-nine (29) years ago.
It has been released on Friday, April 20, 1990 in the United Kingdom; Wednesday, August 29, 1990 in France; Thursday, August 09, 1990 in Germany; Thursday, April 05, 1990 in Australia and on Saturday, July 14, 1990 in Japan.
What is the cast of "The Hunt for Red October":
At the casting of The Hunt for Red October we find Sean Connery, previously seen in Family Business (1989) and Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989); Alec Baldwin (Great Balls of Fire! (1989), Talk Radio (1988)); Scott Glenn (Miss Firecracker (1989), Man on Fire (1987)) [ more... ]
- Fred Dalton Thompson and Scott Glenn also appeared together in Secretariat, released in 2010.
- Alec Baldwin and Tim Curry also appeared in The Shadow, released in 1994.
- Sean Connery and Joss Ackland also appeared in The Princess and the Cobbler, released in 1993.
- Anthony Peck and Fred Dalton Thompson can be seen in In the Line of Fire, released in 1993.
What is the Storyline of "The Hunt for Red October":
In 1984, Soviet submarine captain Marko Ramius (Connery) commands Red October, a new vessel featuring a revolutionary "caterpillar drive"system rendering it near-silent and difficult to detect. Ramius leaves port on orders to conduct exercises with the submarine V.K. Konovalov, commanded by his former student Captain Tupolev (Skarsgård). Once at sea, Ramius kills political officer Ivan Putin (Firth), the only man aboard besides himself who knows the sub's orders. He then burns the orders, [...]
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