R | | Action, Thriller
An ex-Navy Seal turned cook is the only person who can stop a group of terrorists when they seize control of a U.S. battleship.
This was the final theatrical feature film for Patrick O'Neal, ending a career of over 40 years.
I'll tell you what. I'll carry everything if you kill whoever we run into, all right?
Jordan Tate: I have a little rule about killing people. Well, actually I have two rules. See, one: I don't date musicians, and two: *I do not kill people*, okay?
Casey Ryback: I'm thrilled to ...
Chief Ryback is stated to have only been able to become a Yeoman or a cook (Mess Managment Specialist) after losing his clearance and standing as a SEAL. A Yeoman requires a secret clearance, so he would not be able to take this rating.
At the close of the credits: USS Missouri BB63 was decommissioned March 31, 1992 and is now moored at Bremerton Naval Yard, awaiting her next call to service.
German retail VHS and DVD were cut for violence to secure a "Not under 16" rating. Cuts include the man shoved on the bandsaw and the eye gouging in the final fight. This version was also broadcast on TV. Only in 2002 the uncut version was released on DVD (with a "Not under 18" rating).
$15,760,003 12 October 1992