The Hunt For Red October

  • SummariesThe Hunt For Red October (1990)

    The Hunt For Red October (1990)

    Film and Plot Synopsis In the first film in the Jack Ryan film series that is based on the novel by Tom Clancy, Soviet submarine commander Marko Ramius turns renegade after he is given command of the Soviet’s new first strike nuclear submarine, the Red October. The Red October is equipped with a nearly silent propulsion drive that makes the submarine almost undetectable and capable of launching its nuclear payload within miles of the United States. Ramius steers towards the United States, pursued by both the Soviets and United States navies. However, is Ramius’ mission one of destruction and war, or does he possibly wish to defect? Buy the Film *As an Amazon Associate we earn from qualifying purchases. ‘The Hunt For Red October’ Movie Summary The summary below contains spoilers. In the cold weather of November 1984, Soviet submarine captain Marko Ramius (Sean Connery) commands the launch of the Soviet Union’s new Typhoon-class nuclear missile submarine, the Red October, from the Soviet’s naval base near the Arctic. The Red October is a prototype submarine with a new, stealth “caterpillar drive” which makes it nearly undetectable to American sonar. After launch, Ramius is ordered to engage in war games with …

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    The Hunt For Red October (1990) Defects to 4K UHD

    Paramount Home Entertainment released The Hunt For Red October to 4K UHD on October 5, 2021. John McTiernan directed the film starring Sean Connery, Alec Baldwin, and Scott Glenn.

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