Two naval commanders butt heads over the launch of a nuclear attack against Russian rebels.
Production Year: 1995
February 2, 2012 20:00 (KSA) ~ February 2, 2012 19:00 (CLT)
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.
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