• Publication date: November 30, 2010

Crimson Tide

Two naval commanders butt heads over the launch of a nuclear attack against Russian rebels.

Program data

Duration: 120

Production Year: 1995

MBC Action:

February 2, 2012 20:00 (KSA) ~ February 2, 2012 19:00 (CLT)

MBC 2:

December 18, 2011 19:00 (KSA) ~ December 18, 2011 18:00 (CLT)

A civil war has erupted in Russia between its government and a separatist group headed by Vladimir Radchenko (Daniel von Bargen), whose men have seized a nuclear missile silo and are threatening to use it against America.

Lieutenant Ron Hunter (Denzel Washington) and Captain Frank Ramsey (Gene Hackman) man a nuclear submarine prepared to bomb Radchenko if he launches an attack.  When the sub's communications system malfunctions a message is truncated and Radchenko'sintentions are obscured.  Ramsey commands Hunter to strike the silo, but the lieutenant refuses to respond until communications are restored, and an intense power struggle ensues.

Starring:

  • Denzel Washington
  • Gene Hackman
  • George Dzundza
  • James Gandolfini
  • Matt Craven
  • Viggo Mortensen
  • Rocky Carroll
  • Danny Nucci
  • Rick Schroder