The Hunt for Red October [Blu-ray]

The Hunt for Red October [Blu-ray]

Director: John McTiernan Cast: Sean Connery
Sean Connery
, Alec Baldwin
Alec Baldwin
, Scott Glenn
Scott Glenn
, Sam Neill
Sam Neill
John McTiernan
The Hunt for Red October [Blu-ray]

The Hunt for Red October [Blu-ray]

Director: John McTiernan Cast: Sean Connery
Sean Connery
, Alec Baldwin
Alec Baldwin
, Scott Glenn
Scott Glenn
, Sam Neill
Sam Neill
John McTiernan

Blu-ray (Wide Screen)

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Overview

The first of several films based on Tom Clancy's "Jack Ryan" technothrillers, Hunt for Red October stars Alec Baldwin as eccentric CIA analyst Ryan and Sean Connery as Soviet submarine commander Marko Ramius. Ramius sets the plot in motion when he murders his political adviser, burns his orders, and steers his sub Red October towards American waters, hoping to defect. The CIA, aware that the Red October was about to embark on an evasive mission to demonstrate its ability to avoid detection and fire its nuclear missiles upon U.S. installations, believes that Ramius is insane, and that he plans to start World War III. To cover their own behinds, the Russians back up the CIA's suspicion. Only Jack Ryan believes that Ramius' mission is not as apocalyptic as it seems -- and it is Ryan who is assigned to infiltrate the Red October to prove his theory. The sort of film that in an earlier era would have been called a "thinking man's thriller," The Hunt for Red October ushered in a new series of Hollywood-produced post-Cold War adventure films, including 1995's Crimson Tide.

Product Details

Release Date: 07/29/2008
UPC: 0097361376288
Original Release: 1990
Rating: PG
Source: Paramount
Region Code: A
Sound: [Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround]
Language: English
Time: 2:15:00
Sales rank: 4,429

Special Features

Commentary by director John McTiernan; Beneath the Surface: Cast & crew interviews; Theatrical trailer HD

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Sean Connery Marko Ramius
Alec Baldwin Jack Ryan
Scott Glenn Bart Mancuso
Sam Neill Capt. Borodin
James Earl Jones Adm. Greer,Skip Tyler
Joss Ackland Andrei Lysenko
Richard Jordan Jeffrey Pelt
Peter Firth Ivan Putin
Tim Curry Dr. Petrov
Courtney B. Vance Seaman Jones
Timothy Carhart Bill Steiner
Fred Dalton Thompson Adm. Painter
Daniel Davis Capt. Davenport
Larry Ferguson Chief of the Boat
Tomas Arana Loginov
Ned Vaughn Seaman Beaumont
Ronald Guttman Lt. Melekhin
Michael George Benko Ivan
Artur Cybulski Diving Officer,Diving Officer
Sven-Ole Thorsen Russian COB
Michael Welden Kamarov
Boris Krutonog Slavin
Christopher Janczar Andrei Bonovia
Don Oscar Smith Helicopter Pilot
Rick Ducommun Navigator C-2A
George H. Billy DSRV Officer
Reed Popovich Lt. Jim Curry
Andrew Divoff Andrei Amalric
Peter Zinner Adm. Padorin
Tony Veneto Padorin's Orderly
Ray Reinhardt Jodge Moore at Briefing
F.J. O'Neil General at Briefing
David Sederholm Sunglasses
John Shepherd Foxtrot Pilot
William Bell Sullivan Lt. Cmdr. Mike Hewitt
Gates McFadden Caroline Ryan
Louise Borras Sally Ryan
Denise E. James Stewardess,Actor
Kenton Kovell Actor
Pete Antico Seaman
Mark Draxton Seaman
Anatoliy Davydov Officer #1
Ivan G'Vera Officer
Radu Gavor Soviet Seaman
Ivan Ivanov Soviet Seaman
Ping Wu Soviet Seaman
Herman Sinitzyn Soviet Seaman
Vlado Benden Konovalov Seaman
George Winston Konovalov Seamen
Ben Hartigan Admiral (Briefing)
Robert Buckingham Admirals at Briefing
John McTiernan Sr. Advisor
Stellan Skarsgård Capt. Tupolev
Amanda Mackey Johnson Actor
Mark Rodney Actor
Peter Jason Actor
Tony Peck Lt. Comdr. Thompson
Tom Fisher Seaman
A. Lyles Advisor #1
Basil Poledouris Composer

Technical Credits
John McTiernan Director
Larry Ferguson Screenwriter
Donald Stewart Screenwriter,Screenwriter
Mace Neufeld Producer,Director
Larry DeWaay Executive Producer
Amanda Mackey Johnson Casting
Charles Picerni Jr. Stunts
Jerry Sherlock Executive Producer
Scott Squires Special Effects
David Shaber Screenwriter
Al Di Sarro Special Effects
Robert Garland Screenwriter
John Milius Screenwriter
Terry Frazee Special Effects
Scott Anderson Special Effects
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